If owner = only employee, then it is a non-employer.
As for farm workforce, they're not Americans, they're mostly illegals.
If they employed Americans, food would be expensive like hell.
(which would not be so bad... it might reduce obesity!)
It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911
The progressives have good ideas, but they have no way of implementing them because they don't hold much clout in the party.
Therefore, the blue dogs and moderates get to go around doing stupid things at light speed while progressives and conservatives alike scream at the wall and hang from a chandelier.
We're on a highway to hell... happily riding in a breadbasket!
I wish we had a parliamentary system, then we wouldn't have to be stuck with two lousy parties.
We could have lots and lots of lousy parties like they have in France.