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    $50.00 lesson

    A $50 Lesson
    I recently asked my friends' little girl what she wanted to be when
    she grows up.

    She said she wanted to be President some day. Both of her parents,
    liberal Democrats, were standing there. So I asked her, 'If you were President what would be the first
    thing you would do?

    She replied, 'I'd give food and houses to all the homeless people.

    Her parents beamed with pride.

    'Wow...what a worthy goal.' I told her, 'But you don't have to wait
    until you're President to do that. You can come over to my house and mow the lawn, pull weeds, and
    sweep my yard, and I'll pay you $50. Then I'll take you over to the grocery store where the homeless guy
    hangs out, and you can give him the $50 to use toward food and a new house. '*

    She thought that over for a few seconds, then she looked me
    straight in the eye and asked, ' Why doesn't the homeless guy come over and do the work, and you
    can just pay him the $50? '

    I said, 'Welcome to the Republican Party.'

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