[WoodyBay] Fwd: Lesson on how government works...

Drj Drj drjns56 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 07:43:27 PDT 2021


Yep 😊!

On Wed, Jun 30, 2021, 3:26 PM Tom Helton <tomorsue at cox.net> wrote:

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> *From:* Philip Emmanuele <jremmanuele at comcast.net>
> *Date:* June 30, 2021 at 1:36:41 PM PDT
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> *Subject:* *Fwd: Lesson on how government works...*
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> * Fence*
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> Three contractors bid to fix a broken fence at the White House. One is
> from Chicago, another is from Kentucky and the third is from New Orleans.
> All three go with a White House official to examine the fence.
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> The New Orleans contractor takes out a tape measure and does some
> measuring, then works some figures with a pencil.
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> "Well," he says, "I figure the job will run about $9,000. That's $4,000
> for materials, $4,000 for my crew and $1,000 profit for me."
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> The Kentucky contractor also does some measuring and figuring, then says,
> "I can do this job for $7,000. That's $3,000 for materials, $3,000 for my
> crew and $1,000 profit for me."
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> The Chicago contractor doesn't measure or figure, but leans over to the
> White House official and whispers, "$27,000."
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> The official, incredulous, says, "You didn't even measure like the other
> guys. How did you come up with such a high figure?”
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> "The Chicago contractor whispers back, "$10,000 for me, $10,000 for you,
> and we hire the guy from Kentucky to fix the fence."
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> "Done!" replies the government official.
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> And that, my friends, is how all of  the Government Stimulus plans work!
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> Remember ... Four boxes keep us free: the soap box, the ballot box, the
> jury box, and the cartridge box.
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> "I love my country ... it's the government I'm afraid of!"
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