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#TBT: Happy You’re Broke Day

Back in 2010, I wrote a post about recession and sorry-you-got-laid off greeting cards. At the time, I thought it was a novelty that would fade when the economy improved, but five years later it looks like they may be … Continue reading

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Redneck Economics

The other day a friend of mine told me how to catch a gopher. At first I was perplexed. “Why do you want to catch a gopher?” I asked. “To eat him!” was the matter of fact reply with an … Continue reading

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Capitalism At Its Best – Happy “You’re Broke” Day

You know the economy is in trouble when you can walk into Walmart and find Recession and Sympathy for Your Job Loss greeting cards. The jokes are a painful reminder of how much most of our lives have changed.  Years … Continue reading

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