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Funny story: Bank of God to End the World's Debt Crisis

Bank of God to End the World's Debt Crisis

The prayers of the world's bankers and investment firms have been answered. The Bank of God has agreed to cover all global debt in exchange for what God is calling "The Ten Commitments." "We tend to forget that God is a shrewd money manager," said...

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Funny story: Citing Economic Woes, HELL Will Close It's Doors

Citing Economic Woes, HELL Will Close It's Doors

For over 2000 years it was the "go to" company in post-life housing and employment but today HELL filed for Chapter 11 and announced will soon be closing its doors. Shares of HELL (NASDAQ) plummeted during the day and closed at $1.20, down from $307...

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Funny story: Occupy Wall Street movement wins Nobel Economics Prize

Occupy Wall Street movement wins Nobel Economics Prize

New York City - In an unprecedented reversal, the Nobel Prize Committee has revoked its Economic Science Prize, recently handed to two American professors, and has re-awarded it to the Occupy Wall Street movement. "Economics has been called 'the d...

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Funny story: Michele Bachmann's economic fix: Change nation's name to 'Occupant'

Michele Bachmann's economic fix: Change nation's name to 'Occupant'

Big Bluff, Minnesota - If Michele Bachmann is elected president, "America" would become "Occupant," and the nation's economic woes would disappear, according to an announcement issued today by the Republican contender's campaign. The name change i...

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Funny story: Wall Street raid is off target: cops arrest protesters instead of the perps

Wall Street raid is off target: cops arrest protesters instead of the perps

New York - A special police task force swooped down on Wall Street this morning to arrest hundreds of investment and high-finance executives accused of defrauding and possibly destroying the world's economic system. But the cops were distracted by...

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Funny story: PIIGS?? Eurozone states face GIPSI evictions

PIIGS?? Eurozone states face GIPSI evictions

Brussels - EU runt states of Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain have demanded an immediate makeover of their tarnished porcine image. Threatened with default sanctions by their First Brussels Gravy Train Bank masters the PIIGS group said t...

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Funny story: World Aid - A Concert for the planet

World Aid - A Concert for the planet

Bobby Geldorf has announced plans for a worldwide fund raiser for the world. Following the loss of trillions and trillions of pounds, presumably to aliens or by sheer carelessness, Sir Bobby aims to raise awareness of the worldwide recession. S...

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Funny story: Apple to launch new app "iPoor"

Apple to launch new app "iPoor"

Apple has announced the launch of a new "app" for its hot-selling laptops and tablets entitled "iPoor". iPoor will offer an integrated financial reporting system that will tell users just how poor they are and the list of reasons why they will always...

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Funny story: Better to Die than Be Fired?

Better to Die than Be Fired?

A recent USA Today analysis claiming that federal employees are more likely to die than they are to get fired or laid off has caused an outrage among a certain portion of the American public. The article-published in the July 19th edition of the n...

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Funny story: Cracking the debt ceiling will increase global warming, say Tea Party scientists

Cracking the debt ceiling will increase global warming, say Tea Party scientists

America will face an environmental disaster if Congress and the Obama administration fail to reach a compromise on whether or not to increase the debt ceiling. So says a position paper released recently by the scientific arm of the American Tea Party...

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Funny story: Congress cracks the debt ceiling; crisis triggered when Boehner borrows a twenty from Obama

Congress cracks the debt ceiling; crisis triggered when Boehner borrows a twenty from Obama

Washington, DC - The request was innocent enough. Representative John Boehner (R-Ohio) asked president Barack Obama if he could borrow $20 to pay for his lunch in the Congressional cafeteria. But when the president handed over the cash, all hell b...

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Funny story: Cost cuts much more difficult when they affect us, admit government

Cost cuts much more difficult when they affect us, admit government

The government has admitted sweeping public sector cost cuts are much more difficult to deliver. This follows the results of a study conducted by an independent think tank, which revealed that the move would affect the lives of MPs, and not just the...

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Funny story: Senate bans summer vacations for all Americans

Senate bans summer vacations for all Americans

Washington, DC - "If we Senators have to miss out on our summer vacations, then everyone is going to miss out on their summer vacations." Those angry words came from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, as he gaveled home a law which prohibits Amer...

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Funny story: Recession! What Recession?

Recession! What Recession?

The western world may be in the grip of a recession but not according to the results of a recent survey carried out in Shell Suit City, the benefit capital of the UK. The survey of local businesses found that sales of alcohol,tobacco and scratch c...

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Funny story: Letters To The Editor About Irish Jockeys

Letters To The Editor About Irish Jockeys

Dear Sir, I should like the opportunity to raise the plight of the Irish jockey-man. We all know about the current financial difficulties endured by the Irish Republic, but how many are cognisant of its effects upon jockey-men? We might read an online Ballybunnion Advertiser, or we might peruse, in a particularly well-stocked newsagent or railway station "mini-library", an afternoon edition...

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Funny story: G20 Agreement On Economic Imbalances

G20 Agreement On Economic Imbalances

A major step forward was taken by the G20 in Paris today. The group, which comprises the leading economies in the world, have agreed on a system to detect economic imbalances. The breakthrough was announced by a delighted Brian O'Halloran who,...

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Funny story: Punxsutawney Phil Spotted Working At Pennsylvania Wal-Mart

Punxsutawney Phil Spotted Working At Pennsylvania Wal-Mart

Punxsutawney, PA - In a sign of the times, Punxsutawny Phil has been laid off due to budget cuts, and will miss this year's Groundhog Day festivities for the first time in over 40 years. Last month, in an attempt to reduce the city's budget defici...

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