Monthly Archives: September 2008

US Converts to a Barter Economy

In the wake of today’s defeat of President Bush’s $700 billion bailout program for the US financial system, the United States has converted entirely to a barter economy. As of 12:01 AM, US currency is functionally worthless, except as scrap … Continue reading

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“It Would Shut Down the Race for a Week”

Country be damned. The satirist in me is really hoping that McCain/Palin get elected. From the Times of London In an election campaign notable for its surprises, Sarah Palin, the Republican vice- presidential candidate, may be about to spring a … Continue reading

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President Bush, Congress Reach Agreement on the New Bailout Proposal

According to inside sources they will be placing $700 billion on nineteen red. [Props = Mat, via email]

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Reducing taxes . . . has got to accompany tax reductions, and tax relief for Americans

Sarah Palin from the Katie Couric interview, in response to a question about the bailout: “That’s why I say I, like every American I’m speaking with, we’re ill about this position that we have been put in. Where it is … Continue reading

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Suggestions from the McCain Campaign

In just the last 12 hours, the McCain campaign has suggested that Barack Obama suspend his campaign, that both campaigns cease running television ads, that the Presidential Debate Commission postpone the upcoming presidential debate scheduled for this Friday, and that … Continue reading

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A Special Opportunity For You

“Dear American: I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude. I am Ministry of the Treasury of the Republic of America. My country has had crisis that has … Continue reading

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You Said It

“Do you think that your fathers are watching? That they weigh you in their ledgerbook? There is no book and your fathers are dead in the ground.” Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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