The Economy is So Bad…


@lheal and @erickbrockway cracked me up when they got this started.

The economy is so bad…

Angelina Jolie adopted a child from America.

Motel 6 won’t leave the light on any more.

A picture is now only worth 200 words.

They renamed Wall Street Wal-Mart Street.

I bought a toaster and my free prize was a bank.

All the executives except Obama are now playing miniature golf.

The highest paying job in town is jury duty.

Even people who aren’t in Obama’s cabinet aren’t paying income taxes.

George Soros is going to have to start laying off Congresscritters.

Instead of tossing a coin at the beginning of football games, they’re going to play rock, paper, scissors.

People who pulled their money out of the stock market and invested with Bernie Madoff are the lucky ones.

Nancy Pelosi’s statement that every month 500 million Americans lose their jobs is starting to look like a prediction rather than a Botox overdose.

Barack Obama had to order his Darth Vader bus out of Canada because there were no American companies left.

Social Security is starting to look like a good investment.

They’ve finally found a government worker they can lay off – the guards at Ft. Knox. No point in guarding an empty building.

The stock market is now a flea market.

I got my last 401K statement and it is now a 201K.

They had a jobs fair in Atlanta and the police thought it was a flash mob.

Even Barack Obama feels your pain.

Obama golfs on his Martha's Vineyard Vacation

Wait. Scratch that last one.

Can any of you add any to the mix?

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I was born in Saginaw, Michigan, and I grew up in a house on Saginaw Bay. My daddy was a poor, hardworking Saginaw fisherman. Too many times he came home with too little pay.

Naw, not really, but it sounds more interesting than the real bio, so there you are.

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August 19, 2011 11:00 pm

A penny saved is not worth the paper it’s printed on.

Okay, It’s late and there may be a beverage involved.

August 20, 2011 12:20 am

This is making the rounds. I’ve also seen…

The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.

…followed by several you have, then…

and, finally, I called the Suicide Hotline. I got a call center in Pakistan and when I told them I was suicidal, they got all excited, and asked if I could drive a truck!

August 20, 2011 11:36 am

The economy is so bad…

Organizing for America has asked the USDA to allow donations in Food Stamps.

August 20, 2011 12:26 pm

The economy is so bad the unions are now paying for non-union protesters.

That’s pretty bad. When it costs too much to pay your own guys to protest for you.

August 20, 2011 2:19 pm

Costa Ricans and Panamanians have started retiring to the United States. The health system is spotty and the roads are broken but the natives are so friendly and grateful for work and their local music and customs so enchanting. And the strong Panamanian pesos exchanges so well into the local near-worthless “dollar” currency, they can live like kings. Beachfront properties still available.