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December 2008

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2008 – Comments (2)

Merry Christmas from me and my fellow Texan's...  [more]

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What I've learned thus far about economics.

December 18, 2008 – Comments (13)

SOCIALISM 
You have 2 cows. 
You give one to your neighbour. 

COMMUNISM 
You have 2 cows. 
The State takes both and gives you some milk. 

FASCISM 
You have 2 cows. 
The State takes both and sells you some milk. 

NAZISM 
You have 2 cows. 
The State takes both and shoots you. 

BUREAUCRATISM 
You have 2 cows. 
The State takes both, shoots one, milks the other, and then throws the milk away... 

TRADITIONAL CAPITALISM 
You have two cows. 
You sell one and buy a bull. 
Your herd multiplies, and the economy grows. 
You sell them and retire on the income. 

SURREALISM 
You have two giraffes. 
The government requires you to take harmonica lessons 

AN AMERICAN CORPORATION
You have two cows. 
You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows. 
Later, you hire a consultant to analyse why the cow has dropped dead. 

ENRON VENTURE CAPITALISM 
You have two cows. 
You sell three of them to your publicly listed company, using letters of credit opened by your brother-in-law at the bank, then execute a debt/equity swap with an associated general offer so that you get all four cows back, with a tax exemption for five cows. 
The milk rights of the six cows are transferred via an intermediary to a Cayman Island Company secretly owned by the majority shareholder who sells the rights to all seven cows back to your listed company. 
The annual report says the company owns eight cows, with an option on one more. 
You sell one cow to buy a new president of the United States , leaving you with nine cows. 
No balance sheet provided with the release. 
The public then buys your bull. 

A FRENCH CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
You go on strike, organise a riot, and block the roads, because you want three cows. 

A JAPANESE CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
You redesign them so they are one-tenth the size of an ordinary cow and produce twenty times the milk. 
You then create a clever cow cartoon image called 'Cowkimon' and market it worldwide. 

A GERMAN CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
You re-engineer them so they live for 100 years, eat once a month, and milk themselves.

A TURKISH CORPORATION 
You have two cows, but you don't know where they are. 
You decide to have a raki. 

A RUSSIAN CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
You count them and learn you have five cows. 
You count them again and learn you have 42 cows. 
You count them again and learn you have 2 cows. 
You stop counting cows and open another bottle of vodka. 

A SWISS CORPORATION 
You have 5000 cows. None of them belong to you. 
You charge the owners for storing them. 

A CHINESE CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
You have 300 people milking them. 
You claim that you have full employment, and high bovine productivity. 
You arrest the newsman who reported the real situation. 

AN INDIAN CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
You worship them. 

A BRITISH CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
Both are mad. 

AN IRAQI CORPORATION 
Everyone thinks you have lots of cows. 
You tell them that you have none. 
No-one believes you, so they bomb the **** out of you and invade your country. 
You still have no cows, but at least now you are part of Democracy.... 

AN AUSTRALIAN CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
Business seems pretty good. 
You close the office and go for a few beers to celebrate.

A NEW ZEALAND CORPORATION 
You have two cows. 
The one on the left looks very attractive.  [more]

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I love the way this guy says it.

December 14, 2008 – Comments (2)

This is from a blog called Money Masters:  [more]

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New Economic Strategy

December 07, 2008 – Comments (2)

From the office of the president:

 Our current strategy is to print our way to economic progress....  We know that this has never worked in history, but remember those distarous words that "its different this time"........Change!!!!!! 

 

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have a great weekend.

December 05, 2008 – Comments (0)

Have a Great weekend.  [more]

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