WHY ARE YOU A POLITICIAN?
You want acclaim and control. You lack principles, ethics, decency … dammit, you really should go into The Church—any religion will do*—and please stop seizing control of The Productive.
But you don’t. You are ambitious. You want your rewards now. So you go into politics.
Same deal—you sell the nonexistent to the undiscriminating.
It seems as (oops)
THE FACT IS
the world consists of just three basic types of people—
- Traders, and
Some folks produce stuff. At the basic level they produce the food we eat and are called farmers. An honourable title. Or manufacturers …
Some are traders, another honourable title. Trade is the lubricant that enables our human machine to function. Without traders we either starve or serve the third classification: Thieves.
Thieves are people who help themselves by force or guile to the product of other people’s efforts.
When they serve themselves openly we call them gangsters. When by stealth and cunning we call them politicians or priests.
WHEN THE POLITICIANS
openly seize control of ‘private’ property they invoke an odious clause which they sanctimoniously call
and that is that. End of story, no discussion; any attempt to retain the fruits of your own labours can result in you getting jostled by the state.
I’VE SAID IT BEFORE
and it shall stand until proven otherwise—
MIGHT MAKES RIGHT
—so far: no takers.
“Well,” you may be asking yourself in bewilderment, “what the hell has gotten under the Old Dog’s fur this time?”
“… announced last week Government planned to merge New Zealand’s 16 polytechnics and institutions of technology into one entity, provisionally called the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology.
Under the proposal, the new body would manage capital and operational budgets, staffing, and learning management systems for all the institutions.”
Sourced: CLICK HERE
—and in God’s Own Country, too.
My advice? Don’t fight The State, Kiwi—just guzzle your beer, smile and wave, and keep doing important things like practising them hakas—
—and don’t ever think. Free country, no?
* So long as it’s ‘official’ enough to qualify for those all essential ‘tax breaks’.