When it appeared that Congress would be unable to pass the 2011 budget, 800,000 federal employees who were deemed "non-essential" would be furloughed. Thus, national parks, museums, passport offices, and other government offices that are "essential" to the citizens of our country would be closed. Yet the congressmen responsible for the budget would remain working and continue to be paid their $178,000 salary. Humorist Andy Borowitz wrote on Twitter, "That's like eliminating the fire dept & sending checks to the arsonists."
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Cannibalism? by David O. Bales John 6:56-69
“What’s with Rufus?” Longinus asked. “Makes sense he wants to dash to the village every moment he’s off duty, but when I ask him if he wants to go trolling the streets with me, he says ‘no.’ He always used to.”
According to the story, once when the great Greek mathematician Euclid was teaching a king about geometry his pupil complained because the subject was hard. Wasn’t there an easier path to knowledge? Euclid informed the king that there is no royal road to learning.