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Posted by John Hitchcock on 2012/06/11

We’ve already seen radical Leftists blasting Conservatives and saying stupid stuff like “you should be appreciative of all that Government has done for you” when we rail against the enslaving power of Government and the extreme cost of all these unconstitutional “entitlements”. So, yes, the Left in this country absolutely want everyone dependent on Government for freebies.

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The Obama campaign’s “Life of Julia” ad is a disturbing sign. It suggests that political strategists, pollsters, and campaign advisers must think that the people living off government are getting to the point where they can out-vote the people paying for government.

If that’s true, America is doomed to become another Greece – which would be an appropriate fate since, for all intents and purposes, Julia is the fictional twin of a real-life Greek woman who thought it was government’s job to give her things.

In general, I think the best response to Julia is mockery, which is why I shared this Iowahawk parody and this Ramirez cartoon.

But we also need a serious discussion of why dependency is a bad thing, which is why I’m glad the Center for Freedom and Prosperity has produced this new “Economics 101” video.

It’s narrated by Emily O’Neill, who contrasts…

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