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Funny story: Top 10 Signs The American Dream Is Over

Top 10 Signs The American Dream Is Over

It seems like only yesterday that the American Dream promised you could be anyone, do anything, and go anywhere without fear and with full freedom. But all that has changed. Here's a list developed by the US Department of Expectations detailing the Top 10 Signs The American Dream Is Over: 1. Instead of freshly ground pepper on your salad, you get industrial-strength pepper spray in your face.

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Funny story: The Tone

The Tone

Once a slave, forever a slave. There are some ways to attest the hypothesis, such as the EU austerity measures. Alfred Marshall, 1842-1924, said, '…Economics is a study of mankind… ', and economy has a naughty cycle: recession. When in recession we sit idle, do nothing but need to tighten the belts, i.e. take austerity measures. In good old days, that cycle, due to precipitation shortage, was...

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Funny story: Obama Gives up on Magic Beans

Obama Gives up on Magic Beans

Washington,D.C.-In a last ditch attempt to revive the faltering economic recovery, President Obama traded "the entire gross national product of the United States for one year", to the Chinese for a handful of "magic beans". The deal, finalized las...

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Funny story: Why Britain is not in danger of default

Why Britain is not in danger of default

As the European single currency threatens to collapse amid a cacophony of guilty fingering, the UK remains under no immediate danger of default. Why should this be? With a foreign debt of over 6 trillion pounds - second only to the US - there is a surprising amount of confidence in island Britain's ability to remain afloat. This isn't just a simple example of maintaining a stiff upper lip in th...

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Funny story: Tax on City Horror

Tax on City Horror

An unfortunate incident at the Bank of England has resulted in a Government move that has upset financiers. A noble Lord, known as 'Hurrah Henry', due to his antics at Royal Ascot every year when his horse comes in last, was responding to an offen...

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Funny story: 18 Indications that the UK Economy is Dodgy!

18 Indications that the UK Economy is Dodgy!

18. When you start getting less than 25 take-away leaflets through your door each day. 17. When the rioters torch police stations, without using petrol, just wood and old newspapers. 16. When William Hague cuts down his posh hotel room weekend rendezvous to with only one male assistant. 15. Shop assistants start to say please, and thank you. 14. Suicide is made legal, pills available @...

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Funny story: Bankers Take Over Bid

Bankers Take Over Bid

Greece and Italy have disposed with going through the pretence of having a democratic government by appointing bankers - who else? - to sort out the problems caused by bankers. However the new unelected Italian PM, Romeo Panti told our contact in...

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Funny story: Christmas Crisis - Eurozone Contagion Hits Lapland

Christmas Crisis - Eurozone Contagion Hits Lapland

You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry, the economic crisis currently gripping Greece and Italy has spread North, far North to the home of Father Christmas. Massive wage cuts have caused unrest across the winter wonderland with industrial ac...

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Funny story: Pension Age to be Index Linked...To Your Age!

Pension Age to be Index Linked...To Your Age!

London: The Department of Pain and Servitude released a statement yesterday on changes to the pension age of UK citizens. From next week the old fashioned, and some would say completely unfair system of fixing the pension age for everyone to sixt...

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Funny story: Obama appoints himself 'CEO of everything'

Obama appoints himself 'CEO of everything'

Since the economic collapse, many businesses were saved by the government bailout machine. Many "economists" believe that the government taking over General Motors was a disastrous move. However the Administration of Americas Saviour in Chief thinks...

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Funny story: As Greece defaults on loan payments, Bailiffs move in

As Greece defaults on loan payments, Bailiffs move in

In a surprise move by banks across Europe, bailiffs have started the process of evicting the Greeks from their country. 'The small print on the secured loans was very clear' Bob Holbourn, head bailiff told us. 'It clearly states that 'your count...

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Funny story: Rogue Trader Makes $2 Trillion In One Day

Rogue Trader Makes $2 Trillion In One Day

Recent history is littered with stories from the financial markets of so called "rogue traders" who have made massive irresponsible bets and lost, resulting in losses often running into the billions. It stands to reason that with so many idiots rolli...

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Funny story: Euro Appeal

Euro Appeal

An urgent message has gone out from the European Central Bank for paper to print billions of euros in an effort to stave off financial disaster and the end of the euro as a currency. Tree felling in Scandanavia is at record levels, endangering eff...

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Funny story: UFO falling from sky is actually the U.S. economy

UFO falling from sky is actually the U.S. economy

An unidentified flying object was spotted slowly falling from the sky nearly five years ago. The nature of the object has been under scrutiny since it was first seen by a Georgia homeless man. To some the object was a chance to learn about the un...

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Funny story: City bankers alarm as gap between rich and poor just big enough to taxi private jet through

City bankers alarm as gap between rich and poor just big enough to taxi private jet through

Many City workers are concerned the gap between rich and poor may still not be sufficiently vast for their private jets to taxi through, according to a report by a think-tank. The St Paul's Institute report, Value and Values: Perceptions of Ethic...

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Funny story: Dark Money Theory Could Explain World Economic Crisis

Dark Money Theory Could Explain World Economic Crisis

Throughout the ages, great breakthroughs have often resulted from a lucky interface between unconnected fields of research. It seems that just such a coincidence may be close to explaining the current economic poo pile that we find ourselves living i...

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Funny story: Lost Causes Crisis

Lost Causes Crisis

A crisis meeting of the Lost Causes Federation, of which your reporter is honoured to be Chairman, has been discussing urgently the decision made recently to make the protest outside St Paul's Cathedral a Lost Cause. Disturbing reports indicate th...

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