Today's Lesson

The US is on the road to ruin

A lesson in irony. 
The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free 
meals and food stamps ever, to 46 million people. 
Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, asks us "Please Do Not Feed the Animals." 
Their stated reason for the policy is because the animals will grow 
dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves. 
This ends today's lesson.

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Honest La Mesan December 06, 2012 at 11:20 PM
Perhaps if Dave Smylie knew how to articulate his feelings without anger it would have looked something like this: "You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by encouraging class hatred. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn. You cannot build character and courage by taking away man’s initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves." Abraham Lincoln
Things I Learned December 06, 2012 at 11:45 PM
If Dave Smylie was No Bad Government and he was not angry then he would attribute fake quotes to Abraham Lincoln just like Honest La Mesan does. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/alajournals/0599998.0005.008?view=text&seq=48&size=100
Kevin George December 07, 2012 at 12:20 AM
I figured some snappy personal repartee was in order from HLM but it appears as though he is used to having others speak for him. Where does one get a suit tailored so that a hand can be inserted in your back?
Things I Learned December 07, 2012 at 12:24 AM
No Bad Government December 07, 2012 at 06:23 AM
No Bad Government 4:49 pm on Thursday, December 6, 2012 Hey Dishonest La Mesan: Why do you have a problem with Mr. Smyle? Is it because he, like myself speaks the truth and isn't afraid to stand up for what is right even if it isn't politically correct? You could at least spell his name correctly since he is a great American. Your writings above are very good and I believe in them, can't speak for Smyle but I would assume he would too but the question is why do you write them when you don't believe in them? To be "honest", I did not write the Lesson myself. I took it off the internet just like you did however what we both said is correct. Are you coming over from the dark side? I failed to see the anger in my plagiarism above. The truth hurts though, doesn't it?


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