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JULY 1, 2009



It is the month of August, in a village on the shores of the Black Sea. It is raining, and the little town looks totally deserted. Times are tough—everybody is in debt, and lives on credit.
Suddenly, a rich tourist comes to town. He enters the only hotel, lays a 100 Euro note on the reception counter, and goes to inspect the rooms upstairs in order to pick one.
The hotel proprietor takes the 100 Euro note and runs to pay his debt to the butcher.
The Butcher takes the 100 Euro note, and runs to pay his debt to the pig farmer.
The pig farmer takes the 100 Euro note, and runs to pay his debt to the supplier of his feed and fuel.
The supplier of feed and fuel takes the 100 Euro note and runs to pay his debt to the town’s prostitute who, in these hard times, provided her “services” on credit.
The hooker runs to the hotel, and pays off her debt with the 100 Euro note to the hotel proprietor to pay for the rooms she rented when she brought her clients there.
The hotel proprietor then lays the 100 Euro note back on the counter so that the rich tourist will not suspect anything.
At that moment, the rich tourist comes down after inspecting the rooms, takes his 100 Euro note, after saying that he did not like any of the rooms, and leaves town.
No one earned anything. However, the whole town is now without debt, and looks to the future with a lot of optimism….
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how the United States Government is doing business today.


Barack Obama, at a recent rural elementary school assembly in East Texas, asked the audience for total quiet
Then, in the silence, he started to slowly clap his hands once every few seconds, holding the audience in total silence.
Then he said into the microphone,
'Children, every time I clap my hands together, a child in America dies from gun violence.'
Then, little Richard Earl, with a proud East Texas drawl, pierced the quiet and said: 
''Well, dumbass, stop clapping!


          Do you know what happened      back in 1850, 159  years ago?

California became a state.
             The State had no electricity.
The State had no money.
           Almost everyone spoke Spanish.
There were gunfights in the streets.

          So basically, it was just like  California today; except the
      women had real breasts and the men didn't hold hands.


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