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Subject:  Re: Obama - Family First! Date:  8/21/2008  12:00 PM
Author:  AngelMay Number:  13896 of 73673

I didn't read the OP -- because the OP is in my p-box where he shall remain for all eternity. :)

However, this whole business of "family" has me scratching my head.
Why is it that we somehow feel obligated to "family" when others are far more needy?

We can pick our friends - but we are stuck with family even when those members are people we would never choose to associate with if we were given the choice.

Some of my "family" members were once give money - by me - and I've yet to receive even a "thank you" for it. Guess who won't be getting any more money from me.... even when I die.

I'm considering giving most of my money to organizations who work I approve - an