The Curse of Factory Farms. by Gil Friend | Aug 30, 2002 | Uncategorized | 0 comments The Curse of Factory Farms. The federal government should never use taxpayer money to encourage a method of farming that works against the public’s desire for open space, biodiversity and clean, nonmalodorous air. [New York Times: Opinion] Tweet Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.