For the Good of Illinois

The Kelly File Showcases Non-Profit Farm Subsidies

March 28, 2014 04:12 AM

By Megan Kelly, FoxNews 

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Megan Kelly on The Kelly File at FOX News profiled Windfall Farm Subsidies using Open The Books Research… Watch segment here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeJXh0pTwuE&feature=youtu.be

Federal Transfer Report™- Farm Subsidies & The Big Dogs OpenTheBooks.com studied federal farm subsidies recipients in Washington, D.C.; Chicago; and New York City and showcased 4,000 entities that received $27.5 million in farm subsidies- where there are no farms. FederalTransfer

Quick link to our report: https://www.openthebooks.com/federal_transfer_report_farm_subsidies__the_big_dogs_/?pg=3

Watch Kelly File segment on Farm Subsidies here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeJXh0pTwuE&feature=youtu.be

The Kelly File on FOX News showcased our discovery that two charities run by the Nation of Islam received over $317,000 in farm subsidies mailed to the home of Rev. Louis Farrakhan in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL. FOX News reiterated our call for the IRS to investigate non-profit windfall farm subsidies- charities "Gaming the System."

Other farm subsidy recipients include… the Rockefeller family; the New York based National Audubon Society received $960,000 - including New York based tobacco and lamb slaughter subsidies; prominent DC lobbyists, officials, & Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack; and many more. Our Report had over 100,00 "shares" on social media which was covered by Washington Examiner, Chief Congressional Correspondent Susan Ferrechio; The Blaze.com; National Review, and many other media. With our data, Emily Boyd Walker at FOX News wrote two more columns- one column was clicked on by 150,000 viewers according to internal news data.
Quick link to Walker’s "Game the System?" column: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/03/09/game-system-nonprofits-including-farrakhan-tied-group-enjoy-windfall-from-farm/

 

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Danny Mann
Chicago burb, IL
5/17/2014 10:21 PM
 

  We need more data like the above to use in our battles with the progs