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The Federal Raisin Robbers

Raisin farmers in America face an implacable enemy — the federal government, though the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) — which annually confiscates 47 percent of the raisin crop without reimbursing the farmers. The bizarre, antiquated and patently unfair practice is leading many of these farmers to financial ruin, but now they are banding together to fight back. Reason.TV reports.

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