Posts Tagged with "economy"

Government Gas Coupons Now in Circulation

March 28th, 2012 at 5:17 pm by Mark
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If anyone has a spare few of these, please send them my way so that I don’t have to take out a second mortgage on the house just to fill the gas tank.

The Plight of Unemployed Stormtroopers

July 6th, 2010 at 9:00 pm by Mark
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When unemployment is at its worst, you do what you have to do to survive. I’m just surprised these guys didn’t consider a career in geek porn.

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Video Game Stimulates Consumer Spending

November 10th, 2009 at 12:51 pm by Mark
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     At 12:01AM Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, Infinity Ward’s much lauded video game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, was released with much fanfare. Retailers such as Gamestop, Walmart and Target have reported record post-midnight sales, with regular sales expected to increase throughout the Holiday season.
     White House economic analysts are baffled at the sudden, unexpected increase in consumer spending, however, the Obama camp is taking credit for the situation nonetheless.

     When President Obama was interrupted during this morning’s back-door meeting with other White House smokers, he was asked how a Video Game manufacturer has managed to stimulate the economy moreso than any amount of Presidential tactics used since his election.
     An obviously perplexed Obama replied, “Umm…

     Despite this unexpected economic upturn, the Federal rate of umemployment is expected to increase sharply during the next few weeks, especially in males between the ages of 35 and 45 who own an Xbox 360.

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Ford Releases Consumer-Friendly Car for 2010

November 9th, 2009 at 6:36 am by Mark
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     This just in from The Onion News Network…

     I started reading The Onion about nine years ago while working in New Zealand.  There’s always been some pretty brilliant Tech spoof.  But one ardent reader noticed this gem, which carries a pretty serious language alert despite being about the funniest bit of satire I’ve ever seen The Onion put out:

     And an honorable mention….

     Do you have the sneaking suspicion that maybe The Onion spoofed something Apple was actually working on there?  I mean, it seems just ridiculous enough to be… real.  Of course, Apple Engineers never would have noticed the hole — err, whole — NSFW Goatse angle

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