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The Decline and Fall of America

JB in MS Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 1:06 PM
Idiot. "Aid from the government" refers to direct financial aid in some form, not using highways, bridges, or having the protection of our military, etc. What an empty headed response which simply tries to avoid the point being made by distorting it. Typical libtard tactic. As to "revenues generated", we have a spending problem, not a taxing problem. You libs always want more, more, more, but no matter how much is taken, still more will always be spent. Again, idiots.

A few days after the election of 2012 the very talented Michael Ramirez published a political cartoon that perhaps conveyed a more profound meaning than he anticipated. He depicted a pair of hands extending from star-studded sleeves (presumably from a mendicant Uncle Sam), which were held in supplication, as though waiting for a handout or petitioning voters to relinquish more of their earnings to the federal government. There’s another way of interpreting this image, however; the hands appeared not only pathetic and a bit contemptible, but also aged and withered, as though belonging to an old man. In which case,...