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Old 12-15-2008, 05:54 PM   #1
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Our Troubles Are Over

This guy really sums it up in a way I can understand and that the average ERR poster or visitor is going to like.

Consider this my Happy Holiday gift to our community, (at least those who aren't ignoring me).


Theo Spark: Fred Thompson explains bailouts


I actually owe this one to Mish.
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Old 12-15-2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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His final thought about the problem being put off until I die and then the economy collapses is what I'm hoping for.
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Old 12-15-2008, 06:47 PM   #3
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His final thought about the problem being put off until I die and then the economy collapses is what I'm hoping for.
Me too. If I'm really lucky, it will be the (not yet existing) GC's who suffer.
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I hate to be the lone voice of dissent but I must oppose Thompson on one of his points.


That's not how you pronounce "while." Never emphasize the H. This madness must end!
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Old 12-15-2008, 11:14 PM   #6
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Scary, makes me wonder if I shouldn't just take the 10% penalty & tax bite & cash my tax-deferred pile of $ in for hard assets before they are worthless.
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Old 12-16-2008, 02:04 AM   #7
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i detect a note of sarcasm.
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Old 12-16-2008, 07:54 AM   #8
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i detect a note of sarcasm.

Gee, ya think?

That's Saturday Night Live stuff for sure....

I'm only sorry old Fred didn't make it further along in the
Presidential campaign....especially if he had shown that
sense of humor
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:35 AM   #9
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I'm only sorry old Fred didn't make it further along in the
Presidential campaign....especially if he had shown that
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Agreed. It would have been a much more interesting race if he'd stayed in longer. Still, he got in late and never had the money to make a real go of it. Plus, he just might not have enough flash and chrome for today's voter. We get what we deserve . . .
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A Holiday/bailout Message from Fred Thompson
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A Holiday/bailout Message from Fred Thompson

Pretty funny tongue-in-cheek look at the economic mess we're in and how to handle it.
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Old 12-16-2008, 03:30 PM   #11
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Loved seeing Fred, as always. Good explanation.
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Hot ding dang dog...maybe I'll get me another one of them there stimulus checks and buy a new shovel!
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we can all show up at REWahoo's DSCC and shovel to our hearts' content.
i wanna to be a sh**hole filler. i think i'd be really good at that.
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