CATCHING PIGS

There was a chemistry professor in a large college  that had some exchange students in the class. One day while the class was in the lab, the Prof noticed one young man, an exchange student, who 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 had to be a joke 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 daily begin 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 go around it and begin to eat the corn again.  When they finish, 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.   Once they’re inside, 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 captivity.”   There are more and more pigs in America every day …… and they’re not very smart!   If you’ve ever watched pigs eat, they get right in the trough and crap in their own food ….. and continue eating.

The young man then explained to 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 and entitlements, such as supplemental income, tax credit for unearned income, , 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 these three truths:

  1. There is no such thing as a free lunch, …. someone is paying for it and
  2. when you begin to think that having your government provide for you and make your decisions is ok,  realize that you’ve also given up the freedom that goes with making your own choices.
  3. Your children will never know what freedom was, … but don’t worry …… if they become unhappy, the government will just medicate them …..

If you see that all of this wonderful government ‘help’ is a problem confronting the future of democracy in America, know that all this was planned out long ago!

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!

About josiahe

Watching closely, working to understand all I may, in this "Age of Information", even from my limited view, I can see much of what's going on ..... and I oft see it's going to impact all of us which is why I share it. My focus is to expose evil, and to serve my Lord and savior Jesus in whatever way He shows me. If one waits long enough, better writers will come along and comment; it's just that I have so little patience with the evil that lurks among us and I've wasted so much time and now, there is so little left! WELCOME!
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