Our industrious Alaska Contributor, TG, sends this:
THE NEW ANT and the Grasshopper, " Two Versions:"
hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.
ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.
Come winter, the
ant is warm
and well fed.
no food or shelter, so he
dies out in the cold.
MORAL OF THE OLD STORY:
Be responsible for yourself!
ant works hard
in the withering heat and the rain all summer long, building his house
and laying up supplies for the winter.
grasshopper thinks the ant
is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.
Come winter, the shivering
calls a press conference and demands to know why the
ant should be
allowed to be warm and well fed while he is cold and starving..
CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN,
ABC show up to
provide pictures of the shivering
next to a video of the
in his comfortable home with a table filled with food.
America is stunned by the sharp contrast.
How can this be, that in a country of such wealth, this poor
is allowed to suffer so?
Kermit the Frog
and everybody cries when they sing, 'It's Not Easy Being Green ...'
Occupy the Anthill
a demonstration in front of the
house where the news stations film the SEIU group singing,
we shall overcome.
Then Rev Al Sharpton's assistant
has the group kneel down to pray for the
while he damns the ants. The Reverend Al can not attend as he has contractual commitments to appear
on his MSNBC show for which he is paid over two million dollars a year to complain that rich people do not care.
President Bush 43, President Bush 41, President Reagan, Christopher Columbus, and the
Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid
exclaim in an interview on The View
gotten rich off the back of the
and both call for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.
Economic Equity &
retroactive to the beginning of
ant is fined for failing to hire a proportionate number
green bugs and,
having nothing left to pay his retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the
Government Green Czar
and given to the
The story ends as we see the
and his free-loading friends finishing up the last bits of the
ant's food while the government house he is in, which, as you recall, just happens to be the
ant's old house,
crumbles around them because the
grasshopper doesn't maintain it.
ant has disappeared in the snow, never to be seen again.
grasshopper is found dead in a drug related incident, and the house, now abandoned, is taken
over by a gang of
spiders who terrorize the ramshackle, once prosperous and peaceful, neighborhood.
bringing the rest
of the free world with it.
MORAL OF THE STORY:
Be careful how you vote in 2014 and 2016.