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Subject:  Re: The Bush Tax Cut Date:  4/2/2001  12:19 PM
Author:  justpatrick Number:  35284 of 794445

Actually, this analogy only works if the 10th man is married - if single, he would get a miniscule cut, paying maybe $58 instead of $60.

The 10th man is making so much money that whether he is married or not does not make much of a difference. Although, if you would like to change the story, I'm more than willing to give it a shot.

Four people go to dinner. A married couple and two of their friends who have decided to continue dating for a few more years before taking the plunge. Having thought ahead, they went to a restaurant where they could all use a co