Catfished Tax Dollars
St. Louis, MO – You know there are two meanings to the word catfish. In modern culture a catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they’re not by using a social network to create a false identity. In Missouri, it’s a fish we enjoy frying up and because of our incredible waterways and entrepreneurs who have established catfish farms keep this tasty treat on our dinner tables year round.
Well your tax dollars have been catfished because of catfish!
Since 2009, the Department of Agriculture has spent $20 million to set up the catfish inspection office. Plus it expects to spend $14 million per year to operate the office. This is all being done while the Food and Drug Administration spends $700,000 a year on its office.
Our elected officials continue to give us bogus reasons why we can’t cut government spending and how there’s no room in the budget to make cuts….well as taxpayers, we’ve been catfished!
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