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Nicholas' Law: In the United States, the level of the populace's compassion is measured by the amount of money wasted failing to solve the problem.
Almost reminds me of a Hitler joke. The man has somehow survived the war, and a bunch of Germans in Argentina ask him to come out of his discreet retirement and lead the formation of a 4th Reich. Hitler reluctantly agrees, but stipulates "but this time, no more Mr. Nice Guy".
President and Mrs. Obama's fondness for taking vacations on the taxpayers' money to Martha's Vineyard, Spain, Hawaii, Las Vegas and Aspen; their junketing to try to get the Olympic Games for Chicago and to collect Obama's Nobel Prize; their flying a fleet of SUV's around the country while admonishing the electorate to safe fuel; these have provoked cartoonists to portray them as Louis XVIII and Marie Antoinette, as in "Let them eat cake." It would be more accurate to portray Obama as Louis XIV, as in "Apres moi, le deluge."