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The Squirrel and the Grasshopper
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Quote:                         The Squirrel and The Grasshopper 
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The squirrel works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building and improving his house
 and laying up supplies for the winter.
The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.
Come winter, the squirrel is warm and well fed.
The shivering grasshopper has no food or shelter,
 so he dies, out in the cold.

 
                                        THE END 
  AND NOW 
THE AUSTRALIAN VERSION


The squirrel works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.
The grasshopper thinks he’s a fool, and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

Come winter, the squirrel is warm and well fed.

A social worker finds the shivering grasshopper, calls a press conference and demands to know
 why the squirrel should be allowed to be warm and well fed while others less fortunate, like the grasshopper, are cold and starving.

The ABC shows up to provide live coverage of the shivering grasshopper, with cuts to a video of
 the squirrel in his comfortable warm home with a table laden with food.
The Australian press informs people that they should be ashamed that in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper is allowed to suffer so while others have plenty.
The Greens, the Labor Party, Greenpeace, Animal Rights and The Grasshopper Housing Commission of Australia demonstrate in front of the squirrel's house.
The ABC, interrupting a cultural festival special from St Kilda with breaking news, broadcasts a multi-cultural choir singing ‘We Shall Overcome'.
Bill Shorten rants in a tv interview that the squirrel got rich off the backs of grasshoppers, and calls for an immediate tax hike on the squirrel to make him pay his ‘fair share’ and increases the charge for squirrels to enter Melbourne city centre.

In response to pressure from the media, the Government drafts the Economic Equity and
 Grasshopper Anti-Discrimination Act, retroactive to the beginning of the summer. The squirrel's taxes  are reassessed
He is taken to court and fined for failing to hire grasshoppers as builders, for the work he was doing on his home and an additional fine for contempt when he told the court the grasshopper did not want to work.

The grasshopper is provided with a Housing Commission house, financial aid to furnish it and an
 account with a local taxi firm to ensure he can be socially mobile.
The squirrel's food is seized and re-distributed to the more needy members of society - in this case the grasshopper.

Without enough money to buy more food, to pay the fine and his newly imposed retroactive taxes,
 the squirrel has to downsize and start building a new home.
The local authority takes over his old home and utilises it as a temporary home for asylum seeking cats who had hijacked a plane to get to Australia as they had to share their country of origin with mice.

On arrival they tried to blow up the airport because of Australians' apparent love of dogs.

The cats had been arrested for the international offence of hijacking and attempted bombing but
 were immediately released because the police fed them pilchards instead of salmon whilst in custody.

Initial moves to make them return to their own country were abandoned because it was feared
 they would face death by the mice.
The cats devise and start a scam to obtain money from people's credit cards.

A 60 Minutes special shows the grasshopper finishing up the last of the squirrel’s food, though
 spring is still months away, while the Housing Commission house he is in, crumbles around him because he hasn’t bothered to maintain it. He is shown to be taking drugs.

Sarah Hanson Young blames inadequate government funding for the grasshopper’s drug ‘illness'.

The cats seek recompense in the Australian courts for their treatment since arrival in Australia.

The grasshopper gets arrested for stabbing an old dog during a burglary to get money for his drugs
 habit. He is imprisoned but released immediately because he has been in custody for a few weeks.
He is placed in the care of the probation service to monitor and supervise him.

Within a few weeks he has killed a guinea pig in a botched robbery.

A commission of enquiry, that will eventually cost $10 million and state the obvious, is set up.

Additional money is put into funding a drug rehabilitation scheme for grasshoppers.

Legal aid for lawyers representing asylum seekers is increased.

The asylum seeking cats are praised by the opposition for enriching Australia’s multicultural
 diversity and dogs are criticised for failing to befriend the cats.
The grasshopper dies of a drug overdose.

The usual sections of the press blame it on the obvious failure of government to address the root
 causes of despair arising from social inequity and his traumatic experience of prison.
The Greens and the Labor Party call for the resignation of the Prime Minister.

The cats are paid $1 million each because their rights were infringed when the government failed
 to inform them there were mice in Australia.
The squirrel, the dogs and the victims of the hijacking, the bombing, the burglaries and robberies have to pay an additional percentage on their credit cards to cover losses, their taxes are increased to pay for law and order, and they are told that they will have to work beyond 65 because of a shortfall in government funds.
This then, pretty much sums up what’s happening in Australia today.
Lucky country?
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You can switch-out the name of the country and put the united Kingdom in!
Sky's account is far-too close to the truth for comfort!
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(04-09-2019, 01:48 PM)BIAD Wrote: You can switch-out the name of the country and put the united Kingdom in!
Sky's account is far-too close to the truth for comfort!
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Any country in europe, same thing
WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH, THE EU IS FATHER AND MOTHER
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Even America, the Democrat Politicians want to pass a bill to pay all Black People Reparations for slavery, but I want to know are the ancestors of the Black Families that Owned Slaves going to get part of this Reparation and how about those White Folks that were Slaves in that same time period.
Are the Black People in Africa going to have to Pay, they captured and sold their own into Slavery!
Once A Rogue, Always A Rogue!
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(04-10-2019, 12:58 AM)guohua Wrote: Even America, the Democrat Politicians want to pass a bill to pay all Black People Reparations for slavery, but I want to know
are the ancestors of the Black Families that Owned Slaves going to get part of this Reparation and how about those White Folks
that were Slaves in that same time period.
Are the Black People in Africa going to have to Pay, they captured and sold their own into Slavery!

They've been brainwashed to think that the TV series 'Roots' was exactly factual, hence a guilt has been delivered
into their minds. Reality is far-different and too-complex, dealing with what really happened would be too confusing
and it would disarm an emotive narrative.

If there's no specific group to blame, it's perceived there's no issue. If everyone is to blame, it becomes toothless
as a weapon. That's why experienced politicians and the majority of the public don't travel down those roads.
The tactic can be used against you in the juvenile hope that guilt will sway you into agreeing with an opinion.

It's what kids do to get their own way with parents and this reveals the current level of political and social
conscientiousness. This type of 'pay-me-to-make-you-feel-better' ploy belongs in the world of undisciplined
children and pliable leaders.

The days of the brightest and best are behind us now.
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(04-10-2019, 11:46 AM)BIAD Wrote:
(04-10-2019, 12:58 AM)guohua Wrote: Even America, the Democrat Politicians want to pass a bill to pay all Black People Reparations for slavery, but I want to know
are the ancestors of the Black Families that Owned Slaves going to get part of this Reparation and how about those White Folks
that were Slaves in that same time period.
Are the Black People in Africa going to have to Pay, they captured and sold their own into Slavery!

They've been brainwashed to think that the TV series 'Roots' was exactly factual, hence a guilt has been delivered
into their minds. Reality is far-different and too-complex, dealing with what really happened would be too confusing
and it would disarm an emotive narrative.

If there's no specific group to blame, it's perceived there's no issue. If everyone is to blame, it becomes toothless
as a weapon. That's why experienced politicians and the majority of the public don't travel down those roads.
The tactic can be used against you in the juvenile hope that guilt will sway you into agreeing with an opinion.

It's what kids do to get their own way with parents and this reveals the current level of political and social
conscientiousness. This type of 'pay-me-to-make-you-feel-better' ploy belongs in the world of undisciplined
children and pliable leaders.

The days of the brightest and best are behind us now.

That is absolutely True, they have.
Once A Rogue, Always A Rogue!
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