Ask what your country can do for you...
No, that isn't a typo.

It started as a routine trip to the library. Posted in a prominent place just across from the youth nonfiction section was a disturbing poster. One of the worst I have seen in a long time.

What a long way we have come, even since JFK. On the way home, I heard a delightful radio commercial for the same government website.
Getting a raise is hard work. Finding information for government benefits is easy.
Who needs to put in the hours at wages below what they are worth in order to earn a raise when it is so much easier to just apply for government benefits?

So go ahead. Ask what your country can do for you. And our republic shan't last much longer with this mentality, I fear. We haven't kept it very well.
Great nations rise and fall. The people go from bondage to spiritual truth, to great courage, from courage to liberty, from liberty to abundance, from abundance to selfishness, from selfishness to complacency, from complacency to apathy, from apathy to dependence, from dependence back again to bondage.

--attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, unverified
Don't forget to submit your entry to the Carnival of Principled Government, due Thursday!
Oy! And the Carnival of Homeschooling, due next Monday!

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