How to convert your liberal child into a Republican...
I'm reminded of the time that Catherine, one of my son's friends when he was little, told me that she wanted to be President one day.
Both of her parents, liberal Democrats, were standing there with us - and I asked Catherine - 'If you were President what would be the first thing you would do?'
Catherine replied - 'I would give new houses to all the homeless people. Then they would have a place of their own to live'
'Wow - what a worthy goal you have there, Catherine.' I told her, 'You don't have to wait until you're President to do that, you can come over to my house and clean up all the dog poop in the back yard and I will pay you $15 dollars. Then we can go over to the grocery store where the homeless guy hangs out and you can give him the $15 dollars to use for a new house.'
Catherine (who was about 4) thought that over for a second, while her mom looked at me seething, and Catherine replied, 'why doesn't the homeless guy come over and clean up the dog poop and you can pay him the $15 dollars.'
I smiled and said: welcome to the Republican Party!!!
If you like the IRS, DMV and the Post Office, you will love Obamacare!
“An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.”
Robert A. Heinlein
I have to agree with a quote from former Treasury Secretary William E. Simon: "Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote."