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I was looking through Reader's Digest on the Internet. (It's been a while since I've been in a doctor's waiting room, and I missed it.) They have an ad for their line of American made products, a theme we've raised a couple of times here at, but I was justlooking for more of the dumb jokes they're famous for, Humor In Uniform, All In A Day's Work, et cetera. This one should sound familiar, not only to church-goers, but to readers:

The pastor of my church hates to plead for money. But when the coffers were running low, he had no choice. "There's good news and there's bad news," he told the congregation. "The good news is that we have more than enough money for all the current and future needs of the parish. The bad news is, it's still in your pockets."

Have I mentioned recently that you can donate to, to help keep our writers from starving? Oh, yes, I mentieoned it in passing. Now I'm mentioning it again.

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