Illuminati wrote: "I work for a living and everybody that I know does. My Obama vote does not give me jack schitt! I don't need other people's money I can stop working tomorrow and live comfortably for the rest of my life. "
I'm sure some jackbooted thugs, maybe most, work hard. It does not make what they do any more ethical or productive, nor does it make it any less parasitic.
So, it doesn't matter whether you "work for a living." What matters is whether your pay comes purely from willing customers, or whether your pay is based on some sort of government force.
And the waters there get pretty muddy. If you are living fat off of ethanol mandates, you are, to a large extent, a parasite on the truly productive. Even if you work yo