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  • jojoba11 jojoba11 May 13, 2006 9:02 AM Flag

    Liberal to Republican, awakening

     

    A young woman was about to finish her first year of college. Like

    so many others her age, she considered herself to be a very

    liberal Democrat, and was very much in favor of the redistribution of wealth.

    She was deeply ashamed that her father was a rather staunch

    Republican, a feeling she openly expressed. Based on the lectures

    That she had participated in, and the occasional chat with a

    professor, she felt that her father had for years harbored an evil, selfish

    desire to keep what he thought should be his.



    One day she was challenging her father on his opposition to

    higher taxes on the rich and the addition of more government

    welfare programs. The self-professed objectivity proclaimed by

    her professors had to be the truth and she indicated so to her

    father. He responded by asking how she was doing in school.



    Taken aback, she answered rather haughtily that she had a 4.0

    GPA, and let him know that it was tough to maintain, insisting that she

    was taking a very difficult course load and was constantly

    studying, which left her no time to go out and party like other people she knew.

    She didn't even have time for a boyfriend, and didn't really have

    many college friends because she spent all her time studying.



    Her father listened and then asked, "How is you friend Audrey doing?"

    She replied, "Audrey is barely getting by. All she takes are easy

    classes, she never studies, and she barely has a 2.0 GPA. She is

    so popular on campus; college for her is a blast. She's always

    invited to all the parties, and lots of times she doesn't even show up for

    classes because she's too hung over."



    So her father asked his daughter, "Why don't you go to the Dean's

    office and ask him to deduct 1.0 off your GPA and give it to your

    friend who only has a 2.0. That way you will both have a 3.0 GPA

    and certainly that would be a fair and equal distribution of GPA."



    The daughter, visibly shocked by her father's suggestion, angrily

    fired back, "That wouldn't be fair! I've worked really hard for

    my grades! I've invested a lot of time, and a lot of hard work!

    Audrey has done next to nothing toward her degree. She played

    while I worked my tail off!"



    The father slowly smiled, winked and said gently to his daughter,

    "Welcome to the Republican party."

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    • I've worked really hard for my grades! I've invested a lot of time, and a lot of hard work! Audrey has done next to nothing toward her degree. She played while I worked my tail off!"

      The father slowly smiled, winked and said gently to his daughter, "Welcome to the Republican party."

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      That is the old Republican Party. Under the current cheneyhead Party, Audrey sleeps with the dean who in exchange forces the professors to give her A+ or be placed in the closet office with big pay cut.

      Welcome to the New Republican Party. Be proud to be a cheneyhead.

 
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