According to the Washington times, everything I have said about ethanol is true. Of course it took the federal government a year to gather the data that I was able to come up with by just using logic. In a nutshell, there is a trickle down affect of government subsidized ethanol that is nothing but negative. First of all, the price of food goes up because of decreased corn available for filling non energy needs. Meat, dairy, poultry and other staples have gone up in price. Of the 5% increase in food prices, ethanol accounted for 10 to 15 percent of the increase. Food stamp expenditures increased, as did anthing tied to cost of living adjustments. And the irony of it all is that if current greenhouse reducing factors like forests and prairies are cut down to increase corn crops, greenhouse gases will rise. End the ethanol insanity now.