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Graduation


DAD: Are you ready for graduation?

KID: Well, I need $100.

DAD: [opens wallet] Here’s a $100. Go get your cap and gown.


One month later:

DAD: Are you ready for graduation?

KID: Well, I need $100.

DAD: But I already gave you $100 dollars.

KID: I gave that $100 to my friend to design the invitations.

DAD: [opens wallet while shaking head] Here’s $100. Go get your cap and gown.


Another month goes by:

DAD: Are you ready for graduation?

KID: Well, I need $100.

DAD: But I already gave you $200.

KID: I gave the first $100 to my friend to design the invitations and the second $100 to another friend who is printing the invitations. We need invitations don’t we?

DAD: [opens wallet while shaking head] Here’s $100. Go get your cap and gown.


Another month goes by:

DAD: Are you ready for graduation?

KID: Well, I need $100.

DAD: But I already gave you $300.

KID: I gave the first $100 to my friend to design the invitations and the second $100 to another friend who is printing the invitations. I gave the third $100 to my friend who is a photographer. We need photos don’t we?

DAD: [opens wallet while shaking head] Here’s $100. Go get your cap and gown.

Another month goes by:

DAD: Are you ready for graduation?

KID: Well, I need $100.

DAD: But I already gave you $400.

KID: I gave the first $100 to my friend to design the invitations and the second $100 to another friend who is printing the invitations. I gave the third $100 to my friend who is a photographer. And, I gave the fourth hundred dollars to my friend who rents limos. We need a nice ride don’t we?

DAD: [opens wallet while shaking head] Here’s $100. Go get your cap and gown.


Graduation Day:

DAD: Where’s your cap and gown?

KID: I don’t have one! I need $100.

Now you know how government really works.

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