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You can always give it back

May 30, 2008

Last year, the federal government gave John Vidovich $1 million of your money.

Vidovich, a Los Altos Hills developer whose Sunnyvale-based Sandridge Partners was the top recipient of the unconscionable corporate welfare in last year’s farm bill, gave what appears to be his first interview on the subject with the Town Crier this week.

You can almost see a little piece of Vidovich’s soul dying as you read him telling the TC that he doesn’t really want the money, but will reluctantly accept it because the farm bill is a boon to small farmers and an important step in achieving food security. Vidovich received his $1 million for growing cotton, which by the way, you can’t eat or even turn into a soft drink.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    June 6, 2008 4:10 am

    Hard to turn down a free lunch.

    The Professor

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