The top twelve indicators that the economy is bad...

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  1. jeremiad

    jeremiad Well-Known Member

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    The top twelve indicators that the economy is bad--









    12. CEO's are now playing miniature golf.


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


    10.. I went to buy a toaster oven and they gave me a bank.


    9. Hotwheels and Matchbox car companies are now trading higher than GM in the stock market.


    8. Obama met with small businesses - GE, Pfizer, Chrysler, Citigroup and GM, to discuss the Stimulus Package.


    7. McDonalds is selling the 1/4 ouncer.


    6. People in Beverly Hills fired their nannies and are learning their children's names.


    5. The most highly-paid job is now jury duty.


    4. People in Africa are donating money to Americans. Mothers in Ethiopia are telling their kids, "finish your plate; do you know how many kids are starving in America ?"


    3. Motel Six won't leave the lights on.


    2. The Mafia is laying off judges.



    And my most favorite indicator of all.


    1. If the bank returns your check marked as "insufficient funds," you have to call them and ask if they meant you or them.
     
  2. oh no

    oh no New Member

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    Those are great,,,,, lol
     

  3. postbeetle

    postbeetle New Member

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    Sad, but true when you read between the lines. Humor is often as close to the real thing as people can sometimes get.
     
  4. 223reload

    223reload New Member

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    Pretty funny,Joel. Thanks for the chuckle.
     
  5. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Not only funny but close to accurate. Thanks.