As Democrat presidential candidates launch ever expanding free stuff programs, the true cost of these doomed programs is becoming more apparent.
A statement that should be framed and fastened to every dorm room wall in the country is “nothing is for free since there is a cost associated with everything.” To fully grasp that assertion is to recognize one of life’s greatest truths.
Leftists Democrats are always telling America’s younger generation the complete opposite. That there is such a thing as free education or healthcare is preposterous.
There is a brilliant scene in the 1960’s movie, “Inherit The Wind,” where actor Spencer Tracy playing lawyer Henry Drummond, gives a speech to a jury about the harsh reality of tradeoffs, especially regarding the advancements in technology. “Progress has never been a bargain,” states Tracy. “You can have a telephone, but you lose privacy and the charm of distance, you may conquer the air, but the birds will lose their wonder, and the clouds will smell of gasoline.” And so it is with the promise of free stuff.
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