"The US budget deficit
rose 22 percent in October from a year ago, to $120.0
billion, as spending outpaced revenues, Treasury Department
data released Tuesday showed. Spending jumped 16 percent to
$304.3 billion, while revenue rose 13 percent to $184.3
billion last month, the Treasury said." In "US budget
deficit jumps 22% in October," France 24, 13 November 2012
Max, the waddling credit card, fattened on so much oozing lard.
It was just a matter of ticking time before some slaughterer
drenched in slime did cut away the dross, the flab, heedless
of Max's raging gab about justice social against the budget
ax, as came the time to slaughter Max.
Weimar, Max's distant cousin, a century earlier found he was
in a blubbering mess quite like Max, though such comparisons
were deemed attacks. Weimar could not bear his weight, and
so he fell as was his fate. Max, it seems, forgot this tale,
or maybe thought the story stale.
should be taught and learned, but all too often they are
spurned because, like Max, too many spend their lives
denying to their end that some things never ever change, but
when they're chided to arrange their lives in better,
slimmer ways, they'd rather charge all in a daze.
our waddling credit card, broad in beam and laced with lard
gained and gained, or so he thought, until time came and he
was caught. Hoisted on the butcher's hook, he'd cried aloud,
and shrieked, "Oh look! See a great injustice done! All that
I did was good clean fun!" Screams of agonized despair were
not a plan for late repair. Rather knives were drawn and
honed, and taken back was all once loaned, for trust and
credit die in time, and Max, like Weimar, past his prime,
was divvied up, each pound of flesh, for only then could
things start afresh.