Thursday, June 24, 2010

Libertarian lifeguards

If these children had really wanted to live, they would have saved themselves. We must not protect children from the consequences of their actions, otherwise children will not learn to avoid drowning. Ronald Reagan would weep in Heaven if this lifeguard interfered with these swimmer’s God-given right to drown themselves.


-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin



  1. I can't think of anything to add.


  2. i stole this and twittered it. i usually just steal stuff 'cause i'm a pirate. but i like you and you deserve the credit.

    Tighten Up

  3. Besides, who hires most lifeguards? THE GOVERNMENT!!!!! The nine most terrifying words at the swimming pool are "I'm from the government and I'm here to save you from drowning." OK, it's more than nine words, but it just goes to show you that government employees can't count. Especialy if they're blind, as that guard's glasses make him appear to be.

  4. Wasn't no lifeguards around back when I learned to swim.

  5. There wasn't even any adults around, it was learn how to swim or drown.

  6. BBC -

    There was the option of not gong in the water . . .


  7. Well, I guess that explains you, BBC -- you drowned and nobody pulled you out and the result was brain death. Hmm... :).

    - Badtux the Vicious Penguin

  8. Tux
    Ironic that Saint Ronnie used to be a life guard.
    Sometimes a picture(or cartoon) says it all, good post.


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