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Old 03-09-2013, 08:25 AM   #1
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Debt problem or spending problem ?

Noted economist Paul Krugman files for bankruptcy.

Paul Krugman Declares Personal Bankruptcy | The Daily Currant
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Note the article is satire...

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Economist and columnist Paul Krugman declared personal bankruptcy today (no, not really) following a failed attempt to spend his way out of debt, the satirical Daily Currant reports.
The Daily Docket: - Bankruptcy Beat - WSJ
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I do believe the article is satire in its purest form but I'll admit, it had me at first.
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Me too, I fell for it...
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Is the Daily Currant like The Onion? That was a hilarious read.

(Hint - it's spelled currant, not current)

A search on Krugman Bankruptcy shows several sites that have swallowed this hook line and sinker. One blogger bemoans "I so wanted this to be true!" LOL!!
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The Iranians bought the Onion article about Ahmadinijad being more popular than Obama among rural whites.
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The Iranians bought the Onion article about Ahmadinijad being more popular than Obama among rural whites.
And US voters bought the.....oh never mind
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Note the article is satire...

The Daily Docket: - Bankruptcy Beat - WSJ
Well, this story must be true just like the story of North Korea's Kim Jong-un being selected the world's most sexy man.

An obvious total fiction was the story about a famous American basketball player hobnobbing with Kim Jong-un. Who would fall for that nonsense?
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An obvious total fiction was the story about a famous American basketball player hobnobbing with Kim Jong-un. Who would fall for that nonsense?
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