I Am A Republican (February 7, 2011)
I received Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) when I was a youngster.
I received subsidized lunches while in grammar school.
I received municipal funding at the trade high school.
I received state-subsidized scholarships to attend college including free books.
I received a regular government pay check, socialized medicine and free quarters while in the service.
I received Medicaid to aid with the delivery of my child.
I received time away from work under the Family and Medical Leave Act to be with my young child.
I received a prompt and free response from the fire department when my kitchen caught fire.
I received unemployment insurance payments when I was laid off.
I received and still receive the mortgage interest deduction for the monthly mortgage interest payments for my house.
I received energy tax credits for improvements to my house.
I received a great sense of relief when my daughter and her young son started receiving Women, Infants and Children (WIC) welfare assistance.
I received a healthy inheritance tax-free from my uncle who received government farm subsidies all his life.
I received the yearly statement in November projecting my social security payments when I retire.
I did it all by myself.
I am a self-made man.
I am a Republican.
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