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  •  love the cookies, love your town. (4+ / 0-)
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    triciawyse, live1, rserven, smokem2271

    went there many years ago because my wife read "The Book".

    Profoundly humbled by DKos generosity of spirit and selflessness of nature. Forever grateful beyond measure.

    by wretchedhive on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 09:08:13 AM PST

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    •  Trans-fats! Yuk! (1+ / 0-)
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      jayden

      For years I have responded to girl scouts w/ cookies as follows:
      "I don't think this stuff's real good for people... tell ya what,  you figure out how much your troop would net from selling me 3 boxes, I'll give you that much, and you still have the cookies to sell to someone who's not so concerned about their health, OK?"
      Hopefully this gets the girls thinking about:
      1) Difference between gross and net income
      2) What's up with trans-fats, anyway?
      3) Moral choice between turning in the $3 or pocketing it.

      I end up giving them $3 and saying "Ask your troop leader why you're not getting cookies with healthy ingredients in them."

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