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Obama’s Regulatory Czar Demystified for ‘Homer Simpson’ America
The Blaze ^ | September 13th | Pam Key

Posted on 09/14/2010 6:13:29 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing

The Nanny State is Underrated by ‘Homer Simpson’ Americans

Sunstein is Not a Socialist He Just Wants Gov to Control How Much You Can Buy

Sunstein Wants Superpower President, Just Go Around that Pesky Constitution

TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: casssunstein; nudge; progressivism; regulatoryczar; sunstein

1 posted on 09/14/2010 6:13:34 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Dissent was all the rage in 2003. Now - not so much.

2 posted on 09/14/2010 6:20:44 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing


A chemistry professor in a large college
had exchange students in his class. One day, the Professor noticed one young man, an exchange student, 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 everyday to eat the free
corn. 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

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 cuts, tax exemptions, tobacco subsidies,
dairy subsidies, payments not to plant crops (CRP),
welfare, medicine, drugs, etc. while we continually
lose our freedoms, just a little at a time.

One should always remember two truths:

1) There is no such thing as a free lunch

2) 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 send this on
to your friends.

If you think the free ride is essential to your way of
life, then you will probably delete this email.

But God help you when the gate slams shut!

AMERICA ,The home of the Free
Because of the Brave.

3 posted on 09/14/2010 6:32:34 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
Sunstein's work represents a return to the governmental theories of absolutism — of power, rather than of right. Welfare rights are incompatible, not only with property rights, but with law and with the very concept of rights. Professor Sunstein, meet Louis XIV.

Tom G. Palmer lays it out in his review of Sunstein's book "The Second Bill of Rights: FDR's Unfinished Revolution and Why We Need It More than Ever"

4 posted on 09/14/2010 6:43:25 AM PDT by Ozone34 ("There are only two philosophies: Thomism and bullshitism!" -Leon Bloy)
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5 posted on 09/14/2010 6:43:27 AM PDT by terjon
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To: terjon
I will send this out to all my mailing list..Thanks for sharing..
6 posted on 09/14/2010 6:49:12 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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