Food for Thought

As of August, 2012, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provided free food to approximately 46.2 million people throughout the United States.

Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, instructs us Please Do Not Feed the Animals. And their stated reasons? The animals will grow dependent on handouts, will not learn to take care of themselves, may beg or become a nuisance, and can become a safety hazard,

Shakespeare’s  Macbeth remarked “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” Perhaps “Irony is a dish best served with an Australian table wine.”

Thanks for reading!

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