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  1. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    US financial guru and talkback radio host Dave Ramsey, who used comparative numbers to parody what it would be like if Barack Obama rang his show looking for some financial advice:

    Ramsey: “Next up on the line we have Barack Obama, from Washington DC. What’s your question, Barack?”

    Obama: “Well, Dave, I earn $58,000 a year … but I’m spending around $75,000 a year … and I have $327,000 in credit card debt.
    Can you tell me how do I get out of debt?”

    Ramsey: “You’re broke.”

    Obama: “Uh-huh. Look there’s been a fair bit of fighting around the White House on this issue but we are making progress.
    We’re thinking about making some ‘big cuts’ to bring our annual spend down to $72,000.”

    Ramsey: “But you earn $58,000, stupid.”
     
  2. Terryw

    Terryw Well-Known Member

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    Good one.

    When you scale it down like that it is easier to understand how ridiculous it all is!
     
  3. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely...
    It's kind of insanity crossed with Obama's sunstroke. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Chris C

    Chris C Well-Known Member

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    Obama: OK OK... what if I get my friend Fed, to decrease the value of money by printing lots of it so that our incomes go up through increased taxation due to inflation while simultaneously reducing the value of the debts we need to pay back?

    Ramsey: That might work, but it will probably piss a lot of people off and no one will lend you money again cheaply, and you'd need to balance your budget quickly because you borrowing costs on your outstanding debt will rise dramatically once the people who you borrowed off start sensing dramatic inflation is around the corner...

    Obama: OK, so that won't work either...?

    Ramsey: Probably not...

    Obama: OK we'll try it anyway. Just don't tell anyone else.
     
  5. AsxBroker

    AsxBroker Well-Known Member

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    That cracked me up...
     
  6. Sae

    Sae New Member

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    hahaha
    this is epic




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