Category: Whimsy

20
Jan
2009

The World Issues a Sigh of Relief – (Frank Caliendo Bush Impression)

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07
Jan
2009

The Madoff Ponzi Scheme’s Parallels with the US Social Security System

There are interesting parallels between the Madoff Ponzi scheme and the US and many other social security schemes internationally.

As the huge bulging demographic that is the Baby Boomers retire, the smaller demographic of the next generation will have to fund their retirement. As the Baby Boomers retire and begin to withdraw their funds from Social Security system there will be huge redemptions from US and other stock markets as much of their retirement funds are invested in the stock markets.

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16
Dec
2008

Fred Thompson explains the bailout (satire)

 

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21
Nov
2008

The Bailout Squared (Comic)

Or is that Bailout to the power of Bailout?

 

Or is that Bailout to the power of Bailout?

 

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31
Oct
2008

Happy Halloween!

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07
Aug
2008

Deep Protracted Recession Coming but Important to Keep Things in Perspective

Irish writer, Joe O’Connor has been appearing on RTE’s (Ireland’s national radio station – akin to the BBC) Drivetime in recent weeks with some witty, inspiring and uplifting poetry.

His beautiful words perfectly illustrate how an economic recession or depression is not the ‘end of the world’ rather simply a period of slower or declining economic growth.

While O’Connor’s poem is focused on

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18
Jul
2008

How to cure a ‘Mental Recession’

Matt Bors

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30
Jun
2008

From the Sub-Prime to the Ridiculous

On a day when I read that rising fuel prices are putting a pinch on the world’s oldest profession
I am reminded that there are commentators that can laugh in the face of creeping economic woes.

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29
Apr
2008

Max Keiser: Why You Shouldn’t Spend Your Stimulus Check

Stimulus Bull

It might not be morning again in America but Bush hopes to wake up the economy via his Economic Stimulus Act of 2008. The stimulant – pumping more than $152 billion (or about 1% GDP) into the economy via tax rebate cheques – will start arriving in the mailboxes of Americans over the next three weeks.

The plans proponents are optimistic. Hank Paulson, in a speech confirming that no second stimulus plan would be undertaken, believes the $152-billion stimulus plan could create 500,000 jobs this year. Americans would have to spend their money wisely for the plan to have maximum impact. But what if the rebate money is already owed?

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15
Apr
2008

Investment Tips for the Meltdown (comic)

matt bors comic

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