Raisin farmers vs Feds

Here’s an interesting piece put together by Reason.tv about what some might call the outright theft of property by the federal government from raisin farmers’ crop in the name of . . . I’m not really sure exactly.

Naturally no one from the USDA was willing to be interviewed so we really don’t hear the justification for taking up to 47% of these farmers crop with no compensation, despite that whole 5th amendment thing in our constitution that says “…nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation”.

 

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