I posted my WPC entry in the wrong blog.
Not to worry, it gives me another crack at it later. In the meantime, a snippet for all you “Let’s redistribute the wealth”* folks out there—
The repeated question … was whether kids in America were going to be able to obtain an equal educational experience. But there was probably not a Senator in the room that is not or did not send his or her children to some private elite school. The demand for equality breeds mediocrity. It breeds indoctrination, not education. It was Winston Churchill who said: “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”
to read from source: CLICK HERE (or not. It’s your call)
before you bite my head off—there’s what I personally regard as Capitalism and there’s the rather sick substitute that we have been deluded into believing is capitalism. And of course, there’s Socialism … but ol’ Churchill seems to have got it.
* “The wealth”? Whose wealth? Yours too? (Actually, especially yours …)
Why not? There’s many millions of starving refugee types out there without a bean. So if ‘redistributing the wealth’ is a good idea, shouldn’t everyone’s (r) EVERYONE’s wealth be poured into a common fund and then redistributed equally amongst all the poor, the oppressed, the weary, the hungry, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free, everywhere? (You included, don’t forget. By then you’ll have earned your place in the line—you’ll be well qualified** for a lovely free redistribution.) Go get ’em, Tiger!
** Boy, will you ever … boom boom!