Via Don Surber on Facebook, a great column by John Kass on his hard-working family.
And the parts government played in their lives.
One of my earliest memories as a boy at the store was that of the government
men coming from City Hall. One was tall and beefy. The other was wiry. They
We didn't eat red steaks at home or yellow bananas. We took home the brown
bananas and the brown steaks because we couldn't sell them. But the government
men liked the big, red steaks, the fat rib-eyes two to a shrink-wrapped package.
You could put 20 or so in a shopping bag.
"Thanks, Greek," they'd say.
That was government.
If Obama realized more people see government as the rich folks riding on their work - instead of their vision of government helping - he might tone down his speeches.