A perfect illustration of how government really works

Politicians pretend to be Santa Claus and voters like to think politicians are Santa Claus. Whenever election season comes around and public officials promise “free” stuff, voters become giddy and lend their support to the R or D.

But how is all of this “free” stuff paid for anyway? Well, through legalized theft of course – taking your money to spend lavishly on you and your neighbor.

Here is an illustration that perfectly explains how government works (though it is highlighting Illinois, every government at every level worldwide acts in the same manner):

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