$50 lesson

Recently, while I was shoveling snow in my driveway,
my neighbors stopped to chat as they returned home from walking their dog.

During our friendly conversation, I asked their little girl what she wanted to be when she grew up. She said she wanted to be President someday.

Both of her parents, Democratic Party members, 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 said…"But you don’t have to wait until you’re President to do that!"

"What do you mean?" she replied.

So I told her, "You can come over to my house shovel the snow out of my drive way and I’ll pay you $50. Then you can go 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 aren’t speaking to me anymore.

Categories: Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Post navigation

4 thoughts on “$50 lesson

  1. KODonnell


    Liked by 1 person

  2. I’ve seen this before. It has always felt to flippant to me but I didn’t have a good comeback. Then I saw this: http://www.empowermentplan.org/ I would like to see more republicans and democrats get behind projects like this.

    Liked by 1 person

    • That looks like an interesting site.
      I did not post this for the politics but because I thought it was funny. 🙂


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: