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The Decline and Fall of America

Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 2:16 PM
NO the confidence factor is going, I will agree on that one, and needs to be restored. That should have been Reparations. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ImxC3P1XY

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,...