Apparently the Occupy Wall Street folks are shocked and disillusioned that those icky homeless people would come in and take their stuff and start fights. Of course I don't think that folks took $5500 Macbooks to their sit-ins and protests back in the day--they didn't take anything of value with them because at the time, they were actually scrounging for money themselves or were having to beg their folks to support their activities.
As Mike over at Cold Fury quipped: "Welcome to the party, pal."
Guess what, we're looking at big government (and you as its tools) the same way--folks coming in and taking what is ours, without permission, and often with the threat of violence.
Gee Skippy, it must be a real eye opener to have people come in and demand things without giving anything in return. And of course, the more you're given, the more you want--all without any personal responsibility. Because of course when that knife-wielding bum threatened you, all you could do was stand in horror and let the police do the heavy lifting.
So all I have to add is:
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