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    An Interesting Story.....

    I got this from a liberal friend of mine.... yes that's right liberal...

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    THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER

    This one is a little different....
    TWO DIFFERENT VERSIONS! ................. TWO DIFFERENT MORALS!


    OLD VERSION: The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.

    The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

    Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed.

    The grasshopper has no food or shelter, so he dies out in the cold.



    MORAL OF THE STORY: Be responsible for yourself




    MODERN VERSION:


    The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.


    The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

    Come winter, the shivering grasshopper calls a press conference and demands to know why the ant should be allowed to be warm and well fed while others are cold and starving.

    CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, and ABC show up to provide pictures of the shivering grasshopper next to a video of the ant in his comfortable home with a table filled with food. America is stunned by the sharp contrast.

    How can this be, that in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper is allowed to suffer so?

    Oprah produces a two hour special about the grasshopper plight and how he is made to jump from place to place< /SPAN>

    Acorn stages a demonstration in front of the ant's house where the news stations film the group.
    Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid exclaim in an interview with Larry King that the ant has gotten rich off the back of the grasshopper, and both call for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.

    The ant is hit with a class-action suit on behalf of grasshoppers everywhere. The ant, having nothing left to pay hi s retroactive taxes, has his home confiscated by the Government Green Czar.

    The ant, due to the stress, becomes critically ill, but is informed that, since he is does not agree with the current administration, he cannot receive medical care under the government-mandated health insurance. He is then ordered to report for his end-of-life counseling at a government office.
    The story ends as we see the grasshopper finishing up the last bits of the ants food while the donated house he is allowed to live in, which just happens to be the ant's old house, crumbles around him because he doesn't maintain it.

    The ant has disappeared in the snow.

    The grasshopper is found dead in a drug related incident and the house, now abandoned, is taken over by a gang of spiders who terrorize the once peaceful neighborhood.

    MORAL OF THE STORY: Be careful how you vote in 2010.


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    love it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rampage View Post
    love it
    I thought it was a very good way to put in perspective.... Glad you liked it too!

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    its a BIT over exaggerated, but it gets the point across really well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rampage View Post
    its a BIT over exaggerated, but it gets the point across really well.


    That's what I love about it...

    Have a great night!

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