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78_Tahiti
12-12-2011, 12:28 AM
Subject: : $100 Bill
Itís a cold day in the small Saskatchewan town of Pump handle and
Streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and
everybody is living on credit.

A Traveler comes to town and lays a $100 bill on the hotel desk saying he
wants to inspect the rooms upstairs to pick one for the night.
As soon as he walks upstairs, the hotel owner grabs the bill and runs next
door to pay his debt to the butcher.

The butcher takes the $100 and runs down the street to retire his debt to
the pig farmer.

The pig farmer takes the $100 and heads off to pay his bill to his supplier,
the Co-op.

The guy at the Co-op takes the $100 and runs to pay his debt to the local
prostitute, who has also been facing hard times and has had to offer her
"services" on credit.

The hooker rushes to the hotel and pays off her room bill with the hotel
owner.

The hotel proprietor then places the $100 back on the counter so the
traveler will not suspect anything.

At that moment the traveler comes down the stairs, states that the rooms
are not satisfactory, picks up the $100 bill and leaves..

No one produced anything. No one earned anything....

However, the whole town is now out of debt and now looks to the future
with a lot more optimism.

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how a "stimulus package" works.

:yesnod:

David
12-12-2011, 06:17 AM
Makes perfect sense to me now!!! :)

wolfie
12-12-2011, 10:19 AM
That would be true if it weren't for the fact that the traveler borrowed the money from a Chinese bank with interest and left it up to the townspeople to pay it back!

77GT
12-12-2011, 03:55 PM
That would be true if it weren't for the fact that the traveler borrowed the money from a Chinese bank with interest and left it up to the townspeople to pay it back!


Amen Brother!

t8ersalad
12-12-2011, 06:14 PM
Whoa, it's all so clear to me now. :idea: