It’s Friday, and the economy is bad. Silverazor9, a poster on the Yahoo gossip boards shares just how bad it is. I don’t know if he wrote it himself or it was forwarded to him by one of those friends that forwards everything, but it got a smile out of me. Here it is to kick of today’s open thread:
The economy is so bad… That I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.
The economy is so bad… I ordered a burger at McDonalds and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?”
The economy is so bad… If the bank returns your check marked “Insufficient Funds,” you call them and ask if they meant you or them..
The economy is so bad… Hot Wheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.
The economy is so bad… Parents in Beverly Hills fired their nannies and learned their children’s names.
The economy is so bad… A truckload of Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico .
The economy is so bad… Dick Cheney took his stockbroker hunting.
The economy is so bad… Motel Six won’t leave the light on anymore.
The economy is so bad… The Mafia is laying off judges.
The economy is so bad… 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!