If you were against the New Deal and its wholesale buying of pauper votes, then you were against Christian charity. If you were against the gross injustices and dishonesties of the Wagner Labor Act, then you were against labor. If you were against packing the Supreme Court, then you were in favor of letting Wall Street do it. If you are against using Dr. Quack’s cancer salve, then you are in favor of letting Uncle Julius die. If you are against Holy Church, or Christian Science, then you are against god. It is an old, old argument.
As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artworkhere, being shared by the page, “Get Involved, You Lie Here,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…
The following correspondence originally took placehere, upon the Facebook wall of political activist,Mark Dice…
(replies from all third parties have been omitted for clarity)
“Collectivism: Marx’s ‘Best Idea'”
Mark Dice: Dear, the 99%… 1% of the earth’s 7 billion population is 70 million people. Could you please be a bit more specific about who you think the “bad guys” are. Thanks. I suggest a dozen demands about policies that need to be changed, but hey, that’s just me.
Rayn: Great point, Mark! I just shared this posting on my page, adding the following comment with it: “Don’t let the misguided populist sentiment of the ‘occupy’ movement fool ya! Mindless collectivism IS THE DISEASE, NOT THE CURE!”