Friday, July 21, 2006
Jon Stewart's Post 911 Speech

One day, there was a blind man sitting on the steps of a building with a sign by his feet, that read: "I am blind, please help." A creative publicist was walking by the blind man and stopped to observe that the man only had a few coins in his hat. He put a few of his own coins in the hat, and without stopping to ask for permission, took the sign, turned it around, and wrote a new message. He then placed the sign by the feet of the blind man, and left. Later that afternoon the creative publicist returned by the blind man and noticed that his hat was almost completely full of bills and coins. The blind man recognized his footsteps and asked if it was him who had changed his sign? He also wanted to know what the man wrote on it? The publicist replied: "I just changed your message so people could relate to it." He wished the man well, said goodbye, and went on his way.

The blind man didn't know it, but his new sign now read:


Why don't we have people seeing the horror for what it was and help us get through it rather than pat our spirits and move on wit their lives. Instead of supporting us, they block our blogs!! instead of giving the victims monetary support wr is wondering if the employees who died left before time... GOD bless us all... Everyone!!
posted by Ipshi @ 10:17 AM  
  • At Fri Jul 21, 10:22:00 AM, Blogger eisha said…

    Old one, but really nice. trying to download the video...

  • At Fri Jul 21, 10:28:00 AM, Blogger JozyCozy said…

    Hi, It's such a rendering thought for the day. I think you're growing sweeter and sweeter even in times like these. Nice that I have a friend like you. :-)

  • At Sun Jul 23, 04:41:00 AM, Anonymous lizze said…

    Thx for the clip ... I had not heard of Jon Stewart at that time and never seen this.

    Thx again for the story you posted. I had not read that one before and it is very illustrative.

  • At Tue Jul 25, 11:06:00 AM, Blogger aiRah said…


    anyway, thanks for dropping by... :)

    have a nice day! *hugs*


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