Socialism Analogy: Our Test is Today (Election Day)

A friend sent me this socialism analogy today — Election Day 2010 — with the reminder that our test is today! Be sure to vote responsibly and for the good of our nation. Let us hand our children and grandchildren a free nation that obeys our Constitution and respects our individual liberties.

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.

The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this class on socialism. All grades would be averaged and everyone would receive the same grade so no one would fail and no one would receive an A…”

After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a B. The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy. As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little.

The second test average was a D! No one was happy.

When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F.

As the tests proceeded, the scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of anyone else.

All failed, to their great surprise, and the professor told them that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed.

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This post was written by PonderstormMike on November 2, 2010


Video Montage Contrasting Reagan with Big Government Democrats

This 2 minute 18 second video vividly highlights massive differences between the more limited government positions of President Reagan and those of the Democratic Party leadership in Washington today. Watch and see who is really for the people and who is fighting for special interests benefits under big government.

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This post was written by PonderstormMike on October 4, 2010

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“The Federal Government Can Do Most Anything in This Country”

Watch California Democratic Congressman Pete Stark tell his constituents just how powerful the Federal Government has become in that “the Federal Government can do most anything.” It is very disturbing to see him trampling over the Constitution. This is an abuse of power and must be stopped or they will do “most anything” against our wishes as they have proven over and over!

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This post was written by PonderstormMike on August 2, 2010

Are You a Democrat, a Republican or a Southerner?

Someone sent me this via email. I don’t know who to attribute it to but, as a Southerner, I thought it was funny and wanted to share. It’s entitled “Are You a Democrat, a Republican, or a Southerner?” Here is a humorous little test that will help you decide:

You’re walking down a deserted street with your wife and two small children. Suddenly, an Islamic terrorist with a huge knife comes around the corner, locks eyes with you, screams obscenities, praises Allah, raises the knife, and charges at you…

You are carrying a Kimber 1911 cal. 45 ACP, and you are an expert shot. You have mere seconds before he reaches you and your family. What do you do?

Democrat’s Answer:

* Well, that’s not enough information to answer the question!

* Does the man look poor or oppressed?

* Have I ever done anything to him that would inspire him to attack?

* Could we run away?

* What does my wife think?

* What about the kids?

* Could I possibly swing the gun like a club and knock the knife out of his hand?

* What does the law say about this situation?

* Does the pistol have appropriate safety built into it?

* Why am I carrying a loaded gun anyway, and what kind of message does this send to society and to my children?

* Is it possible he’d be happy with just killing me?

* Does he definitely want to kill me, or would he be content just to wound me?

* If I were to grab his knees and hold on, could my family get away while he was stabbing me?

* Should I call 9-1-1?

* Why is this street so deserted?

* We need to raise taxes, have paint & weed day.

* Can we make this a happier, healthier street that would discourage such behavior.

* I need to debate this with some friends for a few days and try to come to a consensus.

* This is all so confusing!

Republican’s Answer:


Southerner’s Answer:


Click….. (Sounds of reloading)


Daughter: “Nice grouping, Daddy! Were those the Winchester Silver Tips or Hollow Points?!”

Son: “Can I shoot the next one?!”

Wife: “You ain’t taking that to the Taxidermist!”

Disclaimer: I know this “test” is stereotyped and not all will find it funny.  While I am not trying to offend anyone, I am likewise not willing to bow before the “politically correct police.”  I wish everyone would just lighten up a little and laugh about these things a bit.

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This post was written by PonderstormMike on July 7, 2010

If Dr. Seuss Wrote About Nationalized Health Care . . .

Someone forwarded me an interesting “poem” that resembles a Dr. Seuss writing. If Dr. Seuss wrote about the nationalized health care legislation that was recently jammed through and shoved down our throats he might have said something like this:

I do not like this Uncle Sam,
I do not like his health care scam.

I do not like these dirty crooks,
Or how they lie and cook the books.

I do not like when Congress steals,
I do not like their secret deals.

I do not like this speaker, Nan,
I do not like this ‘YES WE CAN.’

I do not like this spending spree,
I’m smart, I know that nothing’s free.

I do not like your smug replies,
When I complain about your lies.

I do not like this kind of hope.
I do not like it, nope, nope, nope!

I don’t know whom to attribute this cleverness to but I think the author did an excellent job of expressing my sentiments with a dash of humor. Regarding those in Congress who voted for this unconstitutional bill, I think they should resign and leave us alone so others can undo their damage!

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This post was written by PonderstormMike on June 19, 2010