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 If you gave these subsidies back to the taxpayers, earmarked for the same purchases, 146 million Americans could buy 20 Twinkies each and just half an apple each year, according to a Tuesday report by U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups. U.S. PIRG, an advocacy group that acts as a consumer watchdog, blames the priorities of the subsidies on lobbying by the big agricultural corporations.

 If you gave these subsidies back to the taxpayers, earmarked for the same purchases, 146 million Americans could buy 20 Twinkies each and just half an apple each year, according to a Tuesday report by U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups. U.S. PIRG, an advocacy group that acts as a consumer watchdog, blames the priorities of the subsidies on lobbying by the big agricultural corporations.

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