Why a Hamburger Should Really Cost $30 | Brainwash Update

Abby Martin takes a look at the meat industry, and the massive government subsidies that are allocated toward it, asking why the price of meat doesn’t match its free market value.

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  • BuzzCoastin

    gruberment welfare payments to corporations
    are some of it’s biggest expenditures
    trillions to the banksters
    trillions in weapon based “foriegn aid”
    billions to the food giants directly & indirectly
    I don’t begrudge welfare payments to corps
    I juz want my fair share

    • Andrew

      I’m sure we can afford it. Just cut food stamps and medicaid.

  • kowalityjesus

    fuck yeah, end the subsidies, fuck the corporate communists. Long live the free market!

  • http://americancannibal.org/ American Cannibal

    Who eats hamburger anymore?

    • kowalityjesus

      Andy Warhol should posthumously eat all our hamburgers. Then the shit would be worth millions of dollars. This is a stupid comment.

      • http://americancannibal.org/ American Cannibal

        But I like it anyway.

    • Thurlow Weed

      Video images of Abby Martin in a shoulderless top is as close as I get to hamburger these days.

      • misinformation

        Maybe it’s just me but your continued posts regarding Abby Martin are bordering on creepy. I suppose they shouldn’t since I don’t really think they’re anything other than anonymous posts on an internet forum…just an observation – one I’m sure you’re well aware of.

        • Thurlow Weed

          Your comment is an example of creepy.

      • Heath

        I’m all for objectification humor, say hi to mom on your next trip to the freezer.

        • Thurlow Weed


  • Oginikwe

    This is really disappointing from Abby. She didn’t do her homework on this one. There are a lot of questions surrounding the Rancho recall as this slaughter plant also processed grassfed beef for a lot in independent growers including Niman. Not one illnesses has been reported to the FSIS from this recall.

  • kowalityjesus

    You’re gonna pass your 10,000 upvote mark soon. We should have a party!

    I will be breaking even probably sometime this year, hahaha. Love that song!

    • http://americancannibal.org/ American Cannibal

      hheeey!! Am I? I’ve been so focused on trading last two weeks I haven’t had time to come chat over here… Dang! 9978. Well, well…I need to start churning out the comments (and getting my site open to the public). So much to do, so little time… heh. See you very soon, KJ.

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