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Old 01-14-2010, 10:13 PM   #1
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Talking The economy is so bad that:

I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.

I ordered a burger at McDonald'* and the kid behind the counter asked, "Can you afford fries with that?"

CEO'* are now playing miniature golf.

If the bank returns your check marked "Insufficient Funds," you call them and ask if they meant you or them.

Hot Wheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.

McDonald'* is selling the 1/4 ouncer.

Parents in Beverly Hills fired their nannies and learned their children'* names.

A truckload of Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico .

Dick Cheney took his stockbroker hunting.

Motel Six won't leave the light on anymore.

The Mafia is laying off judges.

Exxon-Mobil laid off 25 Congressmen.

Congress says they are looking into this Bernard Madoff scandal. Oh Great!!
The guy who made $50 Billion disappear is being investigated by the people who made $1.5 Trillion disappear!


And, finally...

I was so depressed last night thinking about the economy, wars, jobs, my savings, Social Security, retirement funds, etc., I called the Suicide Lifeline. I got a call center in Pakistan , and when I told them I was suicidal, they got all excited, and asked if I could drive a truck.

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That'* a good one Todd
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Good one.
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Nicely played Todd....nicely played!
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Outstanding Todd!!
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now thats funny
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I got asked if I had a college degree to work at McDougals!
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That was great Todd. Some nice poignantly true one liners in there.

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I got asked if I had a college degree to work at McDougals!
Thats the grim truth in today'* world. One of the neighbors kids that helps me a lot starts College soon. And I asked him what he was planning to take. He said right now he was just "just going through the motions" and hadn't decided. I commented to him then that he better get to figuring it out because a lot of Liberal Arts Graduates find themselves asking "Want fries with that?"
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A College education does not mean you will get a job, a good friend of mine went 5 years for geology, got great grades. Today he works at Johnsonville sausage in shipping putting boxes of brats in trucks.
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