Catching wild pigs

Everyday for the last couple of months Trudeau pops out of his rabbit hole to make another financial announcement. 

His primary purpose is to convince Canadians what a caring government the Liberals are. 

His major concern is the welfare of HIS job and the future of the Liberal government, not us. 

Progressive parties design government programs to take people’s freedoms away.  

I know any government would have had to provide some assistance to counterbalance the negative effects of COVID-19 and we know that there has to be maintenance of basic welfare programs but the Liberals have gone overboard and they will bankrupt our country. 

The enclosed article written by Norman Wolfe, living in Portland, Oregon and adviser to CEOs, is something that all residents in Canada should read. 

This analogy makes the point I’ve been trying to make in many of my columns.

Critical life lesson

‘Do you know how to catch wild pigs?’

There was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the class. 

One day while the class was in the lab, the professor noticed one young man, an exchange student, who kept rubbing his back and stretching as if his back hurt.

The professor asked the young man what was the matter. 

The student told him he had a bullet lodged in his back. He had been shot while fighting communists in his native country who were trying to overthrow his country’s government and install a new communist regime. 

In the midst of his story, he looked at the professor and asked a strange question. 

He asked, ”Do you know how to catch wild pigs?” 

The professor thought it was a joke and asked for the punch line. The young man said it was no joke. 

“You catch wild pigs by finding a suitable place in the woods and placing corn on the ground, The pigs find it and begin to come every day to eat the free food.

“When they are used to coming every day, you put a fence down one side of the place where they are used to coming. 

“When they get used to the fence, they begin to eat the corn again and you put up another side of the fence. 

They get used to that and start to eat again. You continue until you have all four sides up with a gate on the last side.

“The pigs, which are use to the free corn, start to come through the gate to eat that free corn again. You then slam the gate on them and catch the whole herd.

“Suddenly the wild pigs have lost their freedom. They run around and around inside the fence, but they are caught. Soon they go back to eating the free corn. 

“They are so used to it that they have forgotten how to forage in the woods for themselves so they accept their captivity.”

The young man then told the professor that is exactly what he sees happening in America.  

The government keeps pushing us towards communism/socialism and feeding us the free corn of programs such as supplemental income, tax credit for unearned income, tax exemptions, tobacco subsidies, dairy subsidies, payments not to plant crops, [CRP] welfare entitlements, medicine, drugs etc., while we continually lose our freedoms, just a little at a time as the government forces us to participate in many of these programs whether or not we want to. 

One should always remember two truths. There is no such thing as a free lunch, and you can never hire someone to provide a service for you cheaper than you can do it yourself.  

If you see all this wonderful government ”help” is a problem confronting the future of democracy in America, you might want to share this with your friends. God help us all when the gate slams shut!”

So there you have it! Believe me Trudeau is using this crisis for his and the Liberal’s benefit. 

I wrote over two months ago that the Liberals are just ecstatic about this development. He can spend money to his heart’s content without much public criticism. 

He has attempted to convince the public that he is so concerned about their welfare but he doesn’t seem to be too concerned about the welfare of this country when it comes time to repay this huge debt. 

His policies are restricting people’s freedoms. An example is his recent proposed gun laws. 

If the Liberals win another election the financial integrity of this country will be destroyed and we will be very vulnerable to a non-democratic government taking over Canada.


by Herman Schwenk

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