Skip to comments.Debt and Our "Hunger Games" Future
Posted on 10/13/2013 6:48:00 PM PDT by Kenny
House Speaker John Boehner and his friends, the establishment Republicans in the Senate, are desperate to cut a deal with President Barack Obama.
It should be obvious that they've been so unnerved over the pummeling they've taken from liberal media types (and Miley Cyrus on "Saturday Night Live") that they're just desperate to roll over.
So they'll let the president add to the $17 trillion debt and allow Obamacare to live, because that's much nicer than being called names by comedians.
Yet as they "negotiate" through October, one more question remains:
What will Boehner be for Halloween?
The costume for the young of the future is easy. They'll go as characters from "The Hunger Games."
Just as in the novels and the movies, the young will hunt each other down in a fight for survival. Yes, it may be a desperate, bloody business, but their antics will amuse the government/political elites.
Only it won't be dress-up or a fantasy. And there won't be any candy, not even Reese's Pieces.
Unemployment among young people in Greece hit 55 percent last week. We're on a similar track bloated federal bureaucracy, unsustainable social programs, unprecedented millions of Americans on the public dole and more debt to come it might be time for the young to stop listening to the music of the pipes on their electronic devices.
And take up archery.
Everyone under 30 should learn to hit a mark with bow and arrow.
They'll need it.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...
There were many similarities to the Hunger Games Capitol and Washingon D.C., their elite entitled attitudes, their disdain for the Districts, and their complete ignorance of the people who lived in those Districts, who they were or how they lived. Not so far-fetched unfortunately.