Imagine a country that has a corrupt authoritarian government. In that country no one knows about checks and balances or an independent court system. Private property is not recognized in that country either. Neither can one buy or sell land. And businesses are reluctant to bring investments into this country. Those who have jobs usually work for the public sector. Those who don’t have jobs subsist on entitlements that provide basic food. At the same time, this country sports a free health care system and free access to education. Can you guess what country it is?
Everyone should spend time on a ranch, our livestock is so happy. They are supported, protected, and live lives in happy oblivion, then we lead them gently to the stock yards, where they are slaughtered.
Perhaps the Gruber revelations will bring Americans to realize that we don’t need grandiose, impossible Towers to the Sky, but rather reality-based solutions where free-markets encourage healthy competition, and preventative medicine is a personal responsibility.
In their deprivation the Hebrews enjoyed a measure of security in Egypt, and though they complained and lived daily with the sting of injustice, it would take Moses, a prophet called of God, to incite an insurrection.
So piggies two and four tried to organize their community to pass new laws creating programs that would take some of the hard earned wealth that Piggies like one and three had, and force them to give that wealth to piggies like two and four through government social programs.