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Farms Too Tough for the Kids

Lazy-J Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 5:35 AM
The whole problem with farm and ranch life for the children is they grow up confident in their ability to live, work and take care of themselves. Our nanny state gov't can't stand for anyone to be self-sufficient. I treasure the farm work I did when growing up. By the time I was 17, I was able to do whatever was required to make a living. Get out of our lives idiot regulators!

"I do not believe there ever was any life more attractive to a vigorous young fellow than life on a cattle ranch in those days. It was a fine, healthy life, too; it taught a man self-reliance, hardihood, and the value of instant decision...I enjoyed the life to the full."

- Theodore Roosevelt

The plan to break down the American can-do spirit and replace it with the notion we can only achieve as a collective overseen by the government is focusing more and more on the youth of America. When I was growing up, I used to hate our visits to...