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Anybody seen or know the source of the below? I googled on some of the keyphrases and came up only with more verbatim examples.

I'm skeptical about most of it.

CAN YOU IMAGINE WORKING FOR A COMPANY THAT HAS A LITTLE MORE THAN 500
EMPLOYEES AND HAS THE FOLLOWING STATISTICS.

29 HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF SPOUSAL ABUSE
7 HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR FRAUD
19 HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF WRITING BAD CHECKS
117 HAVE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BANKRUPTED AT LEAST
2 BUSINESSES
3 HAVE DONE TIME FOR ASSAULT
71 CANNOT GET A CREDIT CARD DUE TO BAD CREDIT
14 HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON DRUG-RELATED CHARGES
8 HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING
21 ARE CURRENTLY DEFENDANTS IN LAWSUITS
84 HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR DRUNK DRIVING IN THE LAST
YEAR

CAN YOU GUESS WHICH ORGANIZATION THIS IS?


GIVE UP YET?


IT IS THE 535 MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS.
THE SAME GROUP OF IDIOTS THAT CRANK OUT HUNDREDS OF
NEWLAWS EACH YEAR DESIGNED TO KEEP THE REST OF US IN
LINE.


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The Red and the Green Stamps


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I remember seeing this about 4 years ago. And it still peddles the same fallacies: anyone can be arrested, accused, or named in a lawsuit. Let's see some convictions! Jail time! Punitive damages!

--Grump "the opposite of progress" y


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Kathy B
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It's been covered by snopes Congress Mend

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quote:
Originally posted by Kathy B:
It's been covered by snopes Congress Mend

thanks for the pointer Kathy, I looked but couldn't find it.


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