The $50 Lesson and Christmas Lights

$50 LESSON
I recently asked my neighbors’ 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.’

Her parents still aren’t speaking to me.

I love Christmas lights.
They remind me of the people who voted for Obama.
They all hang together; half of them don’t work, and
the ones that do, aren’t that bright.
~Steve~                H/T  Jean
 

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3 responses to “The $50 Lesson and Christmas Lights

  1. Out of the mouths of babes. What a great lesson! Would be great if dems would learn it.

     
  2. Glad the little girl saw the light 🙂

     
  3. That’s what I call a mega-chuckle! Thanks!

     

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