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Patriotic Retirement Program

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by grnberetcj, Apr 11, 2009.

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  1. grnberetcj

    grnberetcj Active Member

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


    The Business Section asked readers for ideas on "How Would You Fix the Economy?"
    I thought this was the BEST idea. I think this guy nailed it!


    Dear Mr.President,


    Patriotic retirement:


    There are about 40 million people over 50 in the work force; pay them $1 million a piece severance with stipulations:


    1) They leave their jobs. Forty million job openings - Unemployment fixed.


    2) They buy NEW American cars. Forty million cars ordered - Auto Industry fixed.


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


    All this and it's still cheaper than the "bailout...
     
  2. hmb

    hmb Well-Known Member

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    You should work on your math skills, that figures out to 40 trillion dollars. HMB
     
  3. grnberetcj

    grnberetcj Active Member

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    3rd grade was a tough couple years for you huh!!

    Curt
     
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