This was sent to me in an email and it is worth sharing.
This is a very good example of socialism........
> CATCHING PIGS
> THIS IS TRULY THOUGHT PROVOKING. TAKE THE TIME TO READ IT,
> AND SEND IT ON TO THOSE WHOM YOU THINK ARE WORTH SENDING IT
> There was a chemistry professor in a large college who 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.
> While telling his story, he looked at the professor and
> asked a strange question: '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 that it was
> no joke.
> 'You catch wild pigs by finding a suitable place in the
> woods and putting corn on the ground. The pigs find it and
> begin to come everyday to eat the free corn. 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 of the fence up with a gate
> in the last side. The pigs, used 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
> trapped. 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
> The young man then told the professor that this is exactly
> what he sees happening in America . The government keeps
> pushing us toward Communism/Socialism and keeps spreading
> the free corn out in the form of programs such as
> supplemental income, tax credit for unearned income, tax
> exemptions, tobacco subsidies, dairy subsidies, payments
> not to plant crops (CRP), welfare, subsidized housing,
> school programs, medicine, drugs, etc. We continually lose
> our freedoms, just a little at a time.
> We 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 that all of this wonderful government
> 'help' is a problem confronting the future of
> freedom in America , you might want to send this on to your