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They say not to worry about budget proposals because none will be passed.

I agree about the near future, however, with a 19 and 16 year old, I am looking at the distant future. To me the worry is the grasshoppers broadly looking at the ant's food stores while salivating. They may not yet be ready for a coup, but it is on the horizon, and I would say well within our kids' horizon.

And yet, I can not bring myself to tell our kids to be grasshoppers.

wondering if in a democracy that is the best group to be in
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