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Socialisms way of catching wild pigs

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posted on Oct, 31 2016 @ 11:29 PM
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I've seen this modern day parable doing the rounds on social media. It's very interesting considering the current political climate whereby there are people who will continue to support Hillarys bid for the WH despite her crookedness. The promise of money, increased welfare payments and benefits invariably buys votes.

The Western World will no longer be free if we continue down this path towards tyranny. As the saying goes "Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free"


TextCRITICAL LIFE LESSON ."Do you know how to catch wild pigs?"..


There was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the class. One day while the class was in the lab, the professor noticed one young man, an exchange student, who kept rubbing his back and stretching as if his back hurt.
The professor asked the young man what was the matter. The student told him he had a bullet lodged in his back. He had been shot while fighting communists in his native country who were trying to overthrow his country's government and install a new communist regime. In the midst of his story, he looked at the professor and asked a strange question. He asked: "Do you know how to catch wild pigs?"
The professor thought it was a joke and asked for the punch line. The young man said that it was no joke. "You catch wild pigs by finding a suitable place in the woods and putting corn on the ground. The pigs find it and begin to come every day to eat the free food".
"When they are used to coming every day, you put a fence down one side of the place where they are used to coming. When they get used to the fence, they begin to eat the corn again and you put up another side of the fence". "They get used to that and start to eat again.
You continue until you have all four sides of the fence up with a gate in the last side". "The pigs, which are used to the free corn, start to come through the gate to eat that free corn again. You then slam the gate on them and catch the whole herd".
"Suddenly the wild pigs have lost their freedom. They run around and around inside the fence, but they are caught. Soon they go back to eating the free corn. They are so used to it that they have forgotten how to forage in the woods for themselves, so they accept their captivity."
The young man then told the professor that is exactly what he sees happening in America . The government keeps pushing us toward Communism/Socialism and keeps spreading the free corn out in the form of programs such as supplemental income, tax credit for unearned income, tax exemptions, tobacco subsidies, dairy subsidies, payments not to plant crops (CRP), welfare entitlements, medicine, drugs, etc., while we continually lose our freedoms, just a little at a time as the government forces us to participate in many of these programs whether or not we want to.
One should always remember two truths: There is no such thing as a free lunch, and you can never hire someone to provide a service for you cheaper than you can do it yourself. If you see that all of this wonderful government "help" is a problem confronting the future of democracy in America, you might want to share this with your friends.
God help us all when the gate slams shut!

Quote for today: "The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are now outnumbered by those that vote for a living."


What are your thoughts?




posted on Oct, 31 2016 @ 11:56 PM
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The gate has already been slammed shut. The vast majority have either accepted it or are ignorant of it.

Our slavery is comfortable, and as long as that is the case no one will ever organize in any effective capacity to change it.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:01 AM
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Socialists are effete, ineffectual debutantes incapable of building a working fence...
So we are safe from this scenario...

Now if my people(republicans---southerners in particular) build a fence it will work...
But instead of inside, our fence will keep the pigs out!!!

-Chris



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:08 AM
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Another moronic article that implies that Communism and Socialism is the same thing. Only a total idiot would believe such a thing.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:13 AM
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Us canadian commies we hunt wild pigs with trump fans, we poor maple syrup and beer on them, thne we let them loose in the wild.

Its messy but it makes for a great family activity.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:17 AM
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a reply to: buster2010

okay I'll bite: ouch you totes hurt my feels.

I do admire how you're trying to shut down the debate by labelling anyone who agrees with this as "idiots".

Nobody said it were perfect, Hillary. Fact of the matter is the dogmas of Communism and Socialism lie at the Left of the political spectrum who both value widespread gov't control/ownership of assets and deminished freedoms etc



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:19 AM
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a reply to: Christosterone



Socialists are effete, ineffectual debutantes incapable of building a working fence.

You can tell that by the Socialist nations that have the happiest citizens and great medical and educational systems.



Now if my people(republicans---southerners in particular) build a fence it will work.

You mean the South that sucks up the most federal aid?



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:22 AM
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originally posted by: buster2010

You can tell that by the Socialist nations that have the happiest citizens and great medical and educational systems.

What about the ones that don't?

You know, like the vast majority of them.




posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:32 AM
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a reply to: Kalixi
I said the people that believe communism and socialism is the same thing are idiots and they are because they are not the same thing. Instead of whining I'm trying to shut down the debate try proving me wrong.



Fact of the matter is the dogmas of Communism and Socialism lie at the Left of the political spectrum who both value widespread gov't control/ownership of assets and diminished freedoms etc

And fascism goes along with the right wing of the political spectrum. It's funny how the right wingers cry the left wants big government when the last republican increased the size of the government more than the current democrat.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:35 AM
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originally posted by: NthOther

originally posted by: buster2010

You can tell that by the Socialist nations that have the happiest citizens and great medical and educational systems.

What about the ones that don't?

You know, like the vast majority of them.


So because all of them aren't doing fantastic then socialism is bad? Seeing how bad America is doing then capitalism is also a total failure huh?



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:40 AM
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originally posted by: buster2010
a reply to: Christosterone



Socialists are effete, ineffectual debutantes incapable of building a working fence.

You can tell that by the Socialist nations that have the happiest citizens and great medical and educational systems.



Now if my people(republicans---southerners in particular) build a fence it will work.

You mean the South that sucks up the most federal aid?


Like Venezuela and cuba?




posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:44 AM
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a reply to: buster2010

You're making a rule out of an exception and have the gall to call others idiots.

Priceless.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 12:50 AM
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a reply to: Kalixi




Fact of the matter is the dogmas of Communism and Socialism lie at the Left of the political spectrum who both value widespread gov't control/ownership of assets and deminished freedoms etc


My how short our memories are. I remember a whole group of bankers and insurers and auto manufacturers who are generally recognized as fiscally conservative crash hard and socialize the huge losses they had. If I recall correctly, Goldman gave out bonuses and had a record following year; immediately after almost throwing the world into a depression.
Of course this all was made possible by a 'conservative' repub president. it's all hog wash.
edit on 1-11-2016 by seasonal because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 07:37 AM
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a reply to: seasonal

What an illustrative way to type about "The Trough" That never ending feedbag of $$$ taken from US Taxpayers and "given" to folks already in that .01%..

It is 'almost as bad' as the damage "The London Whale" did to some $$$ Lenders AFTER they underestimated their losses at $4B when they actually lost $9 B.. The Lady in charge of that office made $132M in salary and bonuses all the while LOSING $9B...



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 08:47 AM
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a reply to: JimNasium

I think if we allow laws to stand and people get tossed in the cell, we need to be wiling to pay. And not just to house, feed, cloth etc. I mean rehabilitate. If we were to follow other countries leads;




As reported on BBC Radio 4 on Monday, 2 September 2005, the recidivism rates for released prisoners in the United States of America is 60% compared with 50% in the United Kingdom.

Scandinavian countries are often considered models of successful incarceration practices, particularly Norway which, at 20%, has one of the lowest recidivism rates in the world.

www.corrections.com...

Will we change, I doubt it.

With the f-em the committed a crime mentality. We all have done things that may very well have landed us in the clink. Most people don't want to be there, and want to do the right thing, maybe we should help them? God knows the homes they came from may very well have been $h!t and they may need to be shown how to interact with others "properly."



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 10:53 AM
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a reply to: buster2010

You mean those democratic countries that have some socialist ideas in place, homogenous people and smaller populations than NYC?



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 10:55 AM
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a reply to: buster2010

Er no. Majorities matter. Statistics. Please let's keep to denying ignorance.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 05:23 PM
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a reply to: buster2010

So do you buy your own Obamacare or pay the fine? Or are you one of those who gets subsidized?

What is that about how socialism doesn't happen at the point of a gun?



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 05:28 PM
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originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: Kalixi




Fact of the matter is the dogmas of Communism and Socialism lie at the Left of the political spectrum who both value widespread gov't control/ownership of assets and deminished freedoms etc


My how short our memories are. I remember a whole group of bankers and insurers and auto manufacturers who are generally recognized as fiscally conservative crash hard and socialize the huge losses they had. If I recall correctly, Goldman gave out bonuses and had a record following year; immediately after almost throwing the world into a depression.
Of course this all was made possible by a 'conservative' repub president. it's all hog wash.


A former president who is backing Clinton, so please explain to me how "conservative" he truly was.

Remember if you organize with socialism and fascism at opposirte ends of the political spectrum like they do in Europe, you have complete government control no matter which side you look at.

In the US, it's supposed to operate with socialism, fascism, communism (and any other totalitarian, centralized government) to the left and anarchy to the right. The idea on the right is that you go with the most minimal form of government allowed to withstand losing control, so the most proper opposite to it all in the US would actually be libertarianism not conservatism which still has a healthy dollop of authoritarian principle mixed in.



posted on Nov, 1 2016 @ 05:35 PM
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a reply to: Kalixi

What are your thoughts?

The Logical thing to do would be Too Kill All Socialists Before they Infect others with their Disease , but Living in a Civilized World , that would not be Practical . How about Just Ignore them ? Hmm....



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