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   Posted 2/4/2010 12:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Economic recovery                                             
It is a slow day in the small Minnesota town of Marshall , and streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody is living on credit.                                                                 
A rich tourist visiting the area drives through town, stops at the motel, and lays a $100 bill on the desk saying he wants to inspect the rooms upstairs to pick one for the night.                                        
As soon as he walks upstairs, the motel owner grabs the bill and runs next door to pay his debt to the butcher.                                       
The butcher takes the $100 and runs down the street to retire his debt to the pig farmer.                                                            
The pig farmer takes the $100 and heads off to pay his bill to his supplier, the Farmer's Co-op.                                              
The guy at the Farmer's Co-op takes the $100 and runs to pay his debt to the local prostitute, who has also been facing hard times and has had to offer her "services" on credit.                                            
The hooker rushes to the hotel and pays off her room bill with the hotel owner.                                                                     
The hotel proprietor then places the $100 back on the counter so the rich traveler will not suspect anything.                                        
At that moment the traveler comes down the stairs, states that the rooms are not satisfactory, picks up the $100 bill and leaves town.              
No one produced anything. No one earned anything... However, the whole town is now out of debt and now looks to the future with a lot more optimism.                                                                  
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how the  United States government is conducting business today.

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   Posted 2/4/2010 12:39 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm  a table games dealer in a indian casino in san diego. my friend you just spelled out the casino business. we get everybody you spoke of in our casino. god bless the U.S.A.

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   Posted 2/4/2010 1:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Huh, you'd think with all the running everyone was doing there'd be alot more thinner people???

LOL :)
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   Posted 2/4/2010 2:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Please be careful with comments. C2 posted this for humor, lets not get it locked because its getting too political. Thanks for your understanding.
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   Posted 2/4/2010 4:04 PM (GMT -7)   
Enough, everybody. Enjoy the joke if you like, and even share some of your own, but no political discussions, please.

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   Posted 2/4/2010 5:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Love it! Will have to forward to my friends and family.

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   Posted 2/4/2010 10:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks C2. All I can say is amen.
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   Posted 2/5/2010 10:16 AM (GMT -7)   
idea Hmmm...must send this to our local village council...I can see this taking off in a big way here ! yeah We'll use it to kick start the employment market...(must advertise for female staff) smilewinkgrin

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   Posted 2/5/2010 11:27 AM (GMT -7)   
The only one missing is the crohnie running to the store to buy more toilet paper!
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