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8 Year Old Understands Taxation

I saw this on a friend's facebook page and I wanted to share this with all of you:

I was talking to the 8 year-old daughter of a friend of mine, and she said she wanted to be President some day. Both of her parents are liberal Democrats so I asked her, "If you were President what's the first thing you would do?"

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

"Wow - what a wonderful goal," I told her. "But you don't have to wait until you're President. You can come over to my house and mow the grass, pull weeds, and rake 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 or a new house."

She thought that over for a few seconds and with perfect 8 year old logic said, "Why doesn't the homeless guy come over and do the work himself, and you can just pay him the $50?"

And I said, "Welcome to the Republican Party."