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It Canít Happen Here, Again; or Will It?
johngaltfla.com ^ | 8-4-10 | "John Galt"

Posted on 08/04/2010 6:26:13 PM PDT by dynachrome

You awaken one morning to hear the news proclaiming great strides in the new economic expansion underway and how the administration’s programs are going to guarantee that we the American people will not suffer like some third world nation and no one will go to bed hungry as long as “the one” is the President. Last night’s dinner was a bonus as you were able to obtain some leftover ham with the bone still in to create a masterpiece ham and pea soup for dinner and breakfast in exchange for washing the owner’s car and helping to clean up the exterior of his restaurant from all the garbage the homeless and bums left behind foraging through his garbage containers for food. The thing that made you smile inside is that in fact you were one of those foraging but had the nerve to clean up as much as possible one day and approach the front door to offer to clean the mess up in exchange for a few dollars and a hand out.

You pick up the newspaper after a brief breakfast of leftover soup and read the headline:

Workers Arrested for Protesting Pay and Benefits-Over One Hundred Imprisoned, Several Dead

Upon reflection you think about what kind of ingrates those people are as even now you are barely eating and trying to scrape by doing odd jobs to supplement what meager handouts the government gives you.

(Excerpt) Read more at johngaltfla.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; History; Society
KEYWORDS: fiction; georgia; history
Lot's of economic stuff, at the site, also. (history repeating itself?)

He is also the author of "The Day The Dollar Died" blog/novel = blovel, at the site.

1 posted on 08/04/2010 6:26:15 PM PDT by dynachrome
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