The folks who are getting “free stuff” don’t like the folks who are paying for the “free stuff”, because the folks who are paying for the “free stuff” don’t want to pay for both the “free stuff” and their own stuff. The folks who are paying for the “free stuff” want the “free stuff” to stop. And the folks who are getting the “free stuff” want even MORE “free stuff” on top of the “free stuff” they’re already getting. Now, the people who are forcing people to PAY for the “free stuff” have told the people who are RECEIVING the “free stuff”, that the people who are PAYING for the “free stuff” are being mean, prejudiced and racist. So, the people who are GETTING the “free stuff” have been convinced they need to HATE the people who are PAYING for the “free stuff” because they are selfish. And they are promised more “free stuff” if they vote for the people who force the people who already are paying for the “free stuff” to give more. The folks paying for the “free stuff” aren’t paying enough to give as much as is already being given. So, the people who promise more “free stuff” borrow from other countries to keep the “free stuff” flowing.
But, when the “free stuff” stops, the recipients of the “free stuff” will riot, burn, steal and commit mayhem – because the “rich owe us!” It’s already happening in England, and coming here soon.
It’s not an endlessly expanding list of rights — the ‘right’ to education, the ‘right’ to health care, the ‘right’ to food and housing. That’s not freedom, that’s dependency. Those aren’t rights, those are the rations of slavery — hay and a barn for human cattle.
· P. J. O’Rourke, Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut (1996), p. 227
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury. After that, the majority always votes for the candidate promising the most benefits, with the result the democracy collapses because of the loose fiscal policy ensuing, always to be followed by anarchy and then dictatorship.”
The fact being that men are greedy, lazy, and driven to satisfy lusts without payment, and they will force on other men, or enroll others to exert force to meet those base hungers at no expense to themselves. The State has taken on this role, as the dispenser of life support and pleasure in exchange for votes, to maintain the appearance of Representative Democracy. But in fact, this form of government is the bastard son of the unGodly union between our Republic and the whore named Corruption.