What's been going on around me lately? Well, I've been having quite heated discussions on Facebook and a couple groups about the Occupy movement. Can't help myself. I think they had a good enough idea out of the starting gate...this country has a rich and deep history of protests that actuall acconmplish a goal...
...but they've lost it with the idiots and greedy low-lifes being shown by the media (yes, of course they are deeply biased, I know this) whining about how they have so little, how they were promised this or that, blah blah blah. No, there are no jobs around. No, there is not an equal distribution of wealth. No, your paper 'degree' from those expensive years spend in the pursuit of higher education isn't worth diddly. Suck it up and get over the victim party already. No one is promised anything in life. Who told you that if you spent thousands upon thousands of dollars you didn't have and would have to repay later, you'd be guaranteed a job making some decent money? Did you get that in writing? Where's your contract for guaranteed future enmployment? yeah. Thought so.
You are not entitled to a blasted thing in life, not a job, not an income that meets some fictional standard of living, and certainly not what someone else has, whether they themselves worked for it, inherited it, or stole it from the hard-working masses. By standing around with a sign telling me your sign would be better if they hadn't cut your art school funding, you merely look like just another lazy bum expecting a handout. By whining about how you have problems in life and expected some arbitrary government funding to help you cope, you look like just another bum expecting a handout.
We threw away jobs in this country. We allowed big government to offer bonuses, bail-outs and more to companies lying and cheating at every turn. We bailed these companies out, knowing full well they were lying through their teeth, then waved to them from our shores while they simply took our money and left for another shore, where another country was smiling and waving them in.
There is no work ethic in this country. It's long gone. Oh sure, there are still a some folks who have a conscience, who have morals and values and will not give anything less than 100% to their job no matter what it is. Those folks are the ones still working. They may be taken advantage of, but they keep working and aren't standing around with cardboard signs complaining because they feel entitled to what someone else has or was given.
Lifei s not fair. You don't get what you want. You aren't promised a piece of paper will bring you a paycheck. The land of milk and honey has most definitely soured. Are you seriously going to stand around in the streets, wringing your hands and crying about how someone owes you and you mean to collect?
Ugh. See...I've been making friends all over haven't I? I'm irritated with the garbage of entitlement. If we all got what we deserved we'd be broke and destitute, wallowing in sin, living in the carnal and enjoying our stupidty about it all.
We are, aren't we? And we're applauding it in others to boot.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
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