Another swat at the parasidic bottom feeders....
A well known charity realized that it had never received a donation from
the city's most successful trial lawyer. So a charity 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 our charity ?"
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 charity rep mumbles, "Uh... no, I didn't know that."
"Secondly," says the lawyer, "my brother, a disabled veteran, is blind and
confined to a wheelchair and is unable to support his wife and six
The stricken charity 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 other that has learning disabilities
requiring an array of private tutors?"
The humiliated 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?"