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Forum Post: Chicken Little?

Posted 2 years ago on Nov. 6, 2011, 5:28 p.m. EST by NortonSound (176)
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Chicken Little walks into a bar and demands service. What's got you in such a bad mood? Asks the bartender. The sky is falling, remarks Chicken Little.

They can be found everywhere in America today, the Chicken Littles who claim the sky is falling because of this or that. The fact that the 99% are fed up with a system that bypasses their needs, does not mean it is the end of the world. Just like the protests of decades ago against the Viet Nam War, or racial inequality, it was not the end of the world, nor did it cause an end to mistakes. But things got a little better fot the average person. The reason the Chicken Littles of today don't want you reading the newspaper, listening to local or cable television news, and want to dismantle public education, is because it is the only way they can convince you that the sky is falling, when there is simply no evidence of that happening.

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[-] 1 points by tomcat68 (298) 2 years ago

Al Gore walks into a bar and demands service. What's got you in such a bad mood? Asks the bartender? Global Warming!!! remarks Al Gore.

[-] 1 points by NortonSound (176) 2 years ago

Like I said, Mr Kitty, afraid of a little global warming theory are you?

[-] 1 points by tomcat68 (298) 2 years ago

no, i just love great comedy and clowns

[-] 1 points by NortonSound (176) 2 years ago

Sorry about the sharp reference to your name, actually a great one. But, we are pummelled daily by extreme comments and cascading conclusions from talk show hosts, etc who don't have a crystal ball, but claim they can predict the future. Like vaccinations at the turn of the century, commenters were absolutely sure we would be growing cow horns out of our shoulders if we got that shot. Usually, fear mongers are proven wrong by history and become the laughing stock. Their solutiion, keep firing out so many fearful conclusions that the public can't keep track. It's just for their ratings, and making milliions of dollars while being armchair quarterbacks. T'is all.

[-] 1 points by gnomunny (6287) from St Louis, MO 2 years ago

I like comedy. When does it start?