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Old May 13th, 2009, 06:11 PM   #1
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Got his email today, not sure if anyone else has seen it yet but it sure makes sense to me!



This is from an article in the St. Petersburg Times Newspaper on Sunday.

The Business Section asked readers for ideas on "How Would You Fix the
Economy?"


I think this guy nailed it!


Dear Mr. President,

Please find below my suggestion for fixing America 's economy. Instead
Of giving billions of dollars to companies that will squander the money
On lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan. You can
Call it the Patriotic Retirement Plan:


There are about 40 million people over 50 in the work force. - Pay them
$1 million apiece severance for early retirement with the following
Stipulations:


1) They MUST retire. Forty million job openings - Unemployment fixed.

2) They MUST buy a new American CAR. Forty million cars ordered - Auto
Industry fixed.

3) They MUST either buy a house or pay off their mortgage - Housing
Crisis fixed.


It can't get any easier than that!
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Old May 13th, 2009, 06:13 PM   #2
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but then how many 50+year olds would have to worry about there lives(from jealous children)?


let me think 1.7 million 2 new trucks and a house free and clear
j/k throw legalizing the the herb on that plan and its a deal
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Got his email today, not sure if anyone else has seen it yet but it sure makes sense to me!
OK I'll say it.... of a .

Yes we've all seen it 3 times now, and if that makes sense to you, then you must suck at math.....

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40,000,000 x 1,000,000 = 40,000,000,000,000 = $40 trillion

$1 million - house - car = not enough to retire on = +40 million people on medicade, medicare and welfare = government increasing taxes on remaining 90 million tax payers.=Fail.

Do you want a real solution?

Shut down the federal government except for national defense.....

2,900,000,000,000(2009 budget)-$494,000,000,000(2009 nat'l def. budget) = 2,406,000,000,000 savings going to 130,000,000 US tax payers= $18,507 per tax payer (on average).

If you had an extra $18K to spend per year would you? Could you spend it better than the gov't is spending it?

I would and I could.
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