say you have a restaurant.
Would you hire people to work there that did not like to
Would you hire people to cook there that did not like food?
Would you put the cheapest chairs and tables and tell customers to
bring their own utensils?
Would you let the meals go out to the tables without checking to
see if proper standards were not used?
You would have one of the worst restaurants in the world.
No one would want to eat there. Soon you would be out of
Yet this is similar to what the conservative Republicans have
brought to the government.
The old Ronald Reagan adage "Government is not the solution,
government is the problem"
was quite a catch phrase.
It rallied a populist attitude across the country that tore
traditional working Democrats away from the party that had always
been good for their own economic best interests.
The famous "Reagan Democrats".
The Democrats had run a fat and greasy cafe.
The food was heavy and often loaded with pork.
And the diners had not much choice on the menu.
The Republican diet was good for a while. We lost a bunch of
weight. Became trim.
Then the other Republican adage from Grover Norquist who
"..to make government small enough to drown in the bath tub."
The New Orlens bath tub, as it turned out.
The new restaurant manager had made deals with his food and kitchen
suppliers that seemed to give them great economic benefit. Loans
were made to buy more food and supplies. Advertising bills grew
But the dining room had gotten smaller and the customers were
He hired cooks that don't like food. He hired waiters who don't
He served as little as possible as slow as possible.
Now, is this the way you want your restaurant to operate?
Is this the way you want your government services to be
Why have a government run by people who hate government?
Why have service from officials who think you should serve
it is time for a new manager with a new menu and better food.
It is time for Barack Obama and his talented
crew. by steven
to a restaurant
that was run
by people who
do not like food
& do not want
to serve customers?