This is obviously a political post, so feel free to ignore it if that’s not your interest around here. This is also a reference for me, as I’ll be linking to an article that I may want to have access to in the future.
It’s a good read. There is certainly the potential to go down the conspiracy rabbit hole, but y’know, some conspiracies actually do exist. It will be interesting to see what Comrade Obama does in the next few years. Socialism is like kudzu; it keeps creeping in, innocuous at first and even potentially beautifying (hey, it’s green!), but eventually so entrenched and overwhelming that it smothers innovation, progress, uniqueness and variety. When the nanny state takes care of your every need and want, what impetus is there for improving one’s self, and what cost does that care come with?
It reminds me of The Incredibles and No Child Left Behind, actually: “When everybody’s super, nobody is.”