"From a corner, uh, table beneath a picture of Mona Lisa riding an ass on the Wyoming Steppes, I said: 'Don’t be fools,' to those idiots in Congress, uh, in patient but stern rebuttal in regards their tax plan, 'there are enough of us all ready. Anymore and we’ll sink the life raft.' But of course they didn't believe me, and so I said this next part too: “Welcome aboard -- we’re out of life vests.”
On 12/15/17, (five years) ago: “Twenty children and six educators” were brutally murdered by a single shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary School, after he first killed his mother. The mass murderer committed suicide. - Fox News/ Meagan Kelly (12/14/16)
12/10/17 was Human Rights Day:
"It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day." - un.org/events/humanrights
Please give to the Shriner's Hospitals: 2425 Stockton Boulevard/ Sacramento, California 95817/ 916-453-2000 3551/ and:
North Broad Street/ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140/ 215-430-4000
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