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Old 12-29-2008, 08:52 PM   #1
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2008 in review

Dave Barry has come out with his list of the most important events of 2008. My personal favorite -

In economic news, the price of gasoline tops $4 a gallon, meaning the cost of filling up an average car is now $50, or, for Hummer owners, $17,500. Congress, responding to the financial pain of the American people, goes into partisan gridlock faster than ever before, with Republicans demanding that the oil companies immediately start drilling everywhere, including cemeteries, and Democrats calling for a massive effort to develop alternative energy sources such as wind, the sun, tides, comets, Al Gore and dragon breath, using technology expected to be perfected sometime this millennium. It soon becomes clear that Congress will not actually do anything, so Americans start buying less gasoline.

Dave Barry Year in Review: Bailing out of 2008 - Dave Barry -

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Old 12-29-2008, 11:04 PM   #2
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It soon becomes clear that Congress will not actually do anything, so Americans start buying less gasoline.
Perfect! I love it when comedy holds a mirror up to 'real life'. Cheers to DAve Barry!

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