LOL! Whew - that's cold!
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This is not aimed at any of our lawyer members, just thought it was pretty funny, you have to read it all the way to the end.
The Best Lawyer Story of All Time...
The United Way realized that it had never received a Donation from the
city's most successful lawyer. So a United Way volunteer paid the lawyer a
visit in his Lavish office. The volunteer opened the meeting by Saying,
"Our Research shows that even though your annual income is Over two
million dollars, you don't give a penny to Charity. Wouldn't you like to
give something back to
Your community through the United Way?"
The lawyer thinks for a minute and says, "First, did
Your research also show you that my mother is dying After a long, painful
illness and she has huge
Medical bills that are far beyond her ability to pay?"
Embarrassed, the United Way rep mumbles, "Uh... No, I Didn't know that."
"Secondly," says the lawyer, "my brother, a disable d Veteran, is blind and
confined to a wheelc hair and is Unable to support his wife and six
The stricken United Way rep begins to stammer an
Apology, but is cut off again.
"Thirdly, did your research also show you that my
Sister's' husband died in dreadful car accident,
Leaving her penniless with a mortgage and three
Children, one of whom is disabled and another that has Learning
disabilities requiring a huge array of
The humiliated United Way rep, completely beaten,
Says, "I'm so sorry, I had no idea."
And the lawyer says, "So...if I didn't give any money To them, what makes
you think I'd give any to you?"
"fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any individual citizen." [Warren v. District of Columbia,(D.C. Ct. of Ap., 1981)]
If I have to explain it, you wouldn't understand
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and a high school education to fix'em!
He sounds like he is in my family, perhaps that long lost rich brother or uncle My dad allways complaimed about not finding/
That's cold blooded
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