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Hear and see how the far-left are totally unable to reason, discuss facts, or make clear what their solution to problems are:

This is a $50 lesson on Socialism

Recently, while I was shoveling snow 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 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 said. "But you don't have to wait until you're President to do that!" I told her.

"What do you mean?" she replied.

So I told her, "You can come over to my house and shovel my snow 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 shovel your snow and you can just pay him the $50?"

I said, "Welcome to the Republican Party."

Her parents aren't speaking to me.

What happens when a fly falls into a coffee cup?

The Englishman: Throws away the cup of coffee and walks away.

The American: Takes out the fly and drinks the coffee.
The Chinese: Eats the fly and throws away the coffee.

The Israeli: Sells the coffee to the American, the fly to the Chinese, and buys himself a new cup of coffee.

The Palestinian : Blames the Israeli for the violent act of putting the fly in his coffee;
asks the UN for aid;
takes a loan from the European Union to buy a new cup of coffee;
uses the money to purchase explosives, then blows up the coffee house, where:
The Englishman, the American, and the Chinese are all trying to explain to the Israeli that he was too aggressive.
Can you imagine the lawsuits that would be filed against the 70-year old if this happened in the U.S.?

"US Senior Kills Mugger"

U.S. seniors kill mugger in Costa Rica
(http://www.suntimes.com/news/world/269813,CST-NWS-costa23.article)

February 23, 2007

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A tour group of U.S. senior citizens fought off a band of muggers in eastern Costa Rica, sending two of the assailants fleeing and killing a third, police said Thursday.

One of the tourists -- a retired U.S. serviceman who officials estimated was in his 70s -- allegedly put Warner Segura in a headlock and broke his clavicle after the 20-year-old and two other men armed with a knife and gun held up their tour bus Wednesday, said Luis Hernandez, the police chief of Limon.

The Americans had arrived in Limon on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Carnival Liberty.

"It was a group of 12 senior citizens from the United States who were going to spend a few hours in the area, but their tour bus entered a dangerous sector known as Cieneguita," Hernandez said.

The tourists drove Segura to the local Red Cross branch, but he was declared dead, Hernandez said.

Costa Rican authorities said they did not plan to file charges against the tourists, who left on their cruise ship.

"They were in their right to defend themselves after being held up," Hernandez said.

AP

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"Residents defend themselves in New Orleans"
Neighbors tell of gun battles after the storm

Reuters
Wed Sep 21, 2005 11:34 AM ET

By Andy Sullivan

NEW ORLEANS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - After the storm came the carjackers and burglars. Then came the gun battles and the chemical explosions that shook the restored Victorians in New Orleans' Algiers Point neighborhood.

"The hurricane was a breeze compared with the crime and terror that followed," said Gregg Harris, a psychotherapist who lives in the battered area.

As life returned to this close-knit neighborhood three weeks after Hurricane Katrina, residents said they hoped their experience could convince political leaders to get serious about the violence and poor services that have long been an unfortunate hallmark of their city.

"I think now it's a wake-up call," Harris said.

After the storm, the neighborhood association had to act as law enforcement and emergency response unit as city services collapsed and the police force was unable to protect them.

Citizens organized armed patrols and checked on the elderly. They slept on their porches with loaded shotguns and bolted awake when intruders stumbled on the aluminum cans they had scattered on the sidewalk.

Gunshots rang out for days, sometimes terrifyingly close.

For Harris, the first warning sign came on Tuesday, the day after the storm, when two young men hit his partner, Vinnie Pervel, over the head and drove off with his Ford van.

"A police car drove up behind me and saw it happening but he didn't do anything," said Pervel, who heads the 1,500-household neighborhood association.

Then residents heard that police vehicles were being carjacked and looters were taking guns and ammunition from nearby stores.

"We thought, 'Perhaps this is going to get really ugly,'" said Gareth Stubbs, a marine surveyor who lives across Pelican Street from Harris and Pervel.

A Texas woman who runs a Web site called Polimom.com served as a link between those who stayed and those who had left. With her help, they stockpiled an arsenal of shotguns, derringer pistols and an old AK-47.

They were put to use the next day.

"Some looters came up and pulled a gun on the wrong group of men," said Harris, who said he did not fire a gun himself and declined to say who else was involved in the battle.

"Two men were shot right there," Harris said, pointing down the street as he watered his rose bushes. "One was shot in the back, the other in the leg, and the third I was told made it a block and a half before he died in the street. I did not go down to see the body."

The next day a nearby stockpile of chemicals exploded, shaking the houses and sending a fireball 300 feet into the sky. The fire burned for another three days, Harris said.

"For five days we didn't need FEMA, the Red Cross or the National Guard," Harris said. "The neighborhood took care of itself.