Subsidies are government payments to agricultural, textile, energy, and other producers to make or not make something. These subsidies have an impact on the amount produced and the price of the subsidized product.
Do a web search on the pros and cons of U.S. government subsidies.
Pick out one specific subsidy and respond to the following:
As both a US taxpayer and consumer, state your opinion about this subsidy. Is this subsidy a good idea? What is its purpose? Who does it benefit (both by design and in reality)? Who is the primary advocacy group supporting it? Should it be increased, reduced, or eliminated?
Take a look at your classmates’ responses before you do your research and try to pick out a subsidy that hasn’t been covered yet.