Banning a game

In 1980, as young businessmen frustrated with government rules and taxes, my partner and I produced and marketed a board game called "Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?" We intended the game as a parody of government liberalism, with a special focus on the able-bodied loaferism, welfare fraud, and social chaos its domestic policies promote. Threatened by the game's popularity, embarrassed liberals successfully implemented a nationwide government plan to "remove the game from the marketplace." We'll first look at the game itself, then at the plan to ban it, and finally, at how the game and the banning of it relate directly to the goals of Barack Obama.View game board here.The Rules of the GameThe object for the players is to accumulate as much money as possible in 12 circuits around the board, each lap representing a month. Players start with a $1000 grant at the welfare office on the "Able-bodied Welfare Recipient's Promenade." The...(Read Full Article)