Bill. At first I thought "Bill's boss is a real a nimrod!", but then
I thought "well maybe Bill was being sarcastic since I wasn't really following
the thread that closely anyway, and he was actually making fun
of one of his friends overly simplistic nickelodeon political view of
the world". In either case I feel compelled to reply.
Democrats want control of our rights wrapping the issues in the
cloak of... "Democrats want to (only) take
my money (for worthy social programs)"
Republicans, at the risk of
appearing compassionless reject taking my
money because "Republicans (really do not) want to take my rights (in the name of taking only the
please pass this on to either your nimrod boss or nickelodeon friend(s) and help
them escape that Laguna Beach Liberalism that has seriously deluded their sense
of social well-being.
Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to Bill Allen who may need a little less
Keith De Lapp, P.E.
From: Bill Allen
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 1:45
Subject: RE: Holiday Differences
Democrats want to
take my money while Republicans want to take my rights.
Happy Hanukkah and Peace, Tolerance and Security for all.
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 8:55
I have decided to stay out of
the current globalization debate [my opinion is already well-known], so this
is simply an effort to add a bit of much-needed holiday levity to the
list. Please note that this is offered only as humor, so there is not
need for 2000-word responses!
* Republicans say "Merry
Christmas!" Democrats say "Happy Holidays!"
Republicans help the poor during the holidays by sending $50 to the Salvation
Army. Democrats help the poor by giving $50, one buck at a time, to
panhandlers on the street.
* Democrats get back at
the Republicans on their Christmas list by giving them fruitcakes.
Republicans re-wrap them and send them to
* When toasting the holidays,
Republicans ask for eggnog or mulled wine. Democrats ask for a
* When not in stores, Republicans shop from
a catalog. Democrats watch for "incredible TV offers" on late night
* Democrats do much of their shopping
at Target and Wal-Mart. So do Republicans, but they don't admit
* Republican parents have no problem buying toy
guns for their kids. Democrats refuse to do so. That is why their
kids pretend to shoot each other with dolls.
Republicans spends hundreds of dollars and hours of work decorating the yard
with outdoor lights and Christmas displays. Democrats save their time
and money, and drive around at night to look at *other* people's lights.
* Democrats' favorite Christmas movie is "Miracle on 34th
Street." Republicans' favorite Christmas movie is "It's a Wonderful
Life." Right-Wing Republicans' favorite Christmas movie is "Die
* Republicans always take the price tag off
expensive gifts before wrapping. Democrats also remove price tags off
pricey gifts ... and reposition them to make sure they are seen.
* Republicans wear wide red ties and green sports jackets
during the festive season. Democrats do too, all year round.
* Most Republicans try, at least once, enclosing
indulgent, wretchedly maudlin form letters about their families in their
Christmas cards. Public ridicule from Democrats usually discourages them
from doing it again.
* Democrats' favorite
Christmas carol is "Deck the Halls." Young Democrats' favorite
Christmas carol is "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer." Republicans'
favorite Christmas carol is "White Christmas." Young Republicans'
favorite Christmas carol is "White
* Republicans see nothing
wrong with letting their children play "Cowboys and Indians."
Democrats don't either, as long as the Indians win.
* Republicans first began thinking like Republicans when they stopped
believing in Santa Claus. Democrats became Democrats because they
never stopped believing in Santa Claus.