Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat,

Dec. 11, 2017

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat,
Please put a penny in the old man’s hat.
If you haven’t got a ha’penny will do,
If you haven’t got a ha’penny, then God bless you!

Aside from inflation, I’m glad I didn’t live in earlier Ages. I am like that old man. And I don’t even have a decent hat to beg with. But that song brings up thoughts of olden times and very pleasant Christmas’s charity, kindness, and forgiveness.

Memes from earlier ages are the base for charity, social justice, and social welfare in the Modern Age.  Personally, I think it would be better to give social security to everyone rather than just the old and disabled. In real ways we all are disabled. We are rich enough to do this. It would automatically make every family middle-class. It would still be charity, but the sting of dependence and the nasty side effects would lessen.

Be this as it may I do want to wish all my readers a great Christmas holiday and a very happy and prosperous New Year.

Bill Stonebarger, Owner/President, Hawkhill

P.S. For the curious looking for a last-minute gift for people who have everything but who care and want to know more about my life-long journey through the idea swamp, from devout Catholic to left-liberal clergy to conservative libertarian. I suggest buy, give, and read yourself one of my recent books (very cheap and, in my humble opinion, good reads)—Twilight or Dawn? A Traveler’s Guide to Free-Market Liberal Democracy, East Gilman Street, or Bill’s Blogs. Or view some revolutionary ideas on science and society now streamed free on YouTube.

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