Darryl, I got a good chuckle from it. I wouldn't worry about others inability to detect satire.
Conservatism is about independence and self-reliance.
Liberalism is about dependence and reliance on the enlightened few who know what's best for the masses.
Firearms are the equalizer.
2009 Ferris IS-5100Z 72'', 33.5 Cat Diesel
Stihl FS110R trimmer
Stihl FC110 Edger
Stihl BR 600
Stihl HL 100 Hedger
Failure's hard, but success is far more dangerous. If you're successful at the wrong thing the mix of praise, money and opportunity can lock you in forever.