You graduate from college. Your insurance is cancelled. you are no longer on your parents insurance. You need a job. You don’t have a job. You are in trouble. Your school loans are due. Socialism doesn’t work for you because you are not on welfare. You are not on unemployment. You are not disabled. Like Buddhism, socialism only works if you are in the sweet spot. So, who gets the stuff? The hardcore folks who will never get ahead, never work, never do anything. They are not there except as a drain on the system.
Anthony found a book in a pile left behind in the garage by a buddy. It was between Marshall and Eisenhower. Marshall’s book given to Eisenhower with a personal note on the fly. It started a conversation on who the first five star was. Happened to be an Admiral. The conversation involved the five of us in the family. I paused to wonder, who has conversations? How many in a city talk about real topics. When was the last time you talked about something? Not somebody, not media, not house chat. When was the last time you talked about something?