The following was not written by me. The author is unknown to me. It was taken from another forum but was too good not to post here.
The ant works hard all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.
The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and he laughs, dances and plays the summer away.
When winter arrives, the shivering grasshopper calls a press conference and demands to know why the ant should be warm and well-fed while others are cold and starving.
CBS, NBC, CNN and ABC show up to provide footage of the poor shivering grasshopper next to a video of the ant in his comfortable home with a fully stocked pantry.
America is STUNNED by the sharp contrast!
How can it be that in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper is allowed to suffer so?
Kermit the frog appears on Oprah with the grasshopper and everyone cries while singing, "It's Not Easy Being Green."
Jesse Jackson stages a demonstration in front of the ant's house. The news stations film the group singing, "We Shall Overcome."
Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama exclaim in an interview with Larry King that the ant has gotten rich off the back of the grasshopper. They both call for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.
Hillary Clinton contracts her old law firm to represent the grasshopper in a defamation suit against the ant. The case is tried before a panel of Federal judges that Bill Clinton appointed from a list of single-parent welfare recepients.
The ant loses the case.
The story ends with the grasshopper finishing up the last bits of the ant's food while sitting snugly in his new government issued house. Which just happens to be the ant's old one.
The ant has disappeared into the snow.
The grasshopper is later found dead in a drug related incident in the poorly maintained, crumbling house, which is later taken over by a mean gang of spiders who terrorize the once peaceful neighborhood.
Moral of the Story: Be careful how you vote.