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[Video]The Government’s Money Hole – Recession, Taxes, and Bailout Commentary

by The Happy Rock on January 12, 2009

Not only is this satirical video from The Onion extremely  funny, but I also happen agree with the premise. Not sure if this makes it more funny and more disheartening.  Government tends to be a large money vacuum were money is inefficiently collected and redistributed with almost no input from the people.

“It’s just like they say, you have to throw money in a hole and set it on fire to make money”

*Disclosure – For those that like to be warned ahead of time there is an instance of profanity(sh**)

In The Know: Should The Government Stop Dumping Money Into A Giant Hole?

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Ed January 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm

That’s awesome!!

“If you love America, you’ll throw your money in the hole”.

What do you think is the biggest money hole in America?
Public Education
Universal Healthcare
War on Drugs

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Tim January 12, 2009 at 3:51 pm

very funny.

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Brad January 12, 2009 at 6:09 pm

So true. That’s what we’re about to do now too – America’s financial crisis has only prompted more calls of spend, spend. We hear about what a problem our 11 trillion dollar deficit is and yet the same politicians say we need another trillion dollar ‘stimulus’ – as if the mere writing of a check can right fundamental wrongs in our economic system.

Thanks for posting the video, it rings very true.

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Ed January 13, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Lets just print more money to throw in the hole.

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Surviving A Recession January 13, 2009 at 3:51 pm

That is hilarious. I love the spoof on the cable news shows. I needed a laugh. Thanks.

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Ernie Small January 15, 2009 at 3:04 am

thanks for posting this one.

if it wasn’t for the fact that i recognized that one “pundit” as the guy from the Sonic commercials i almost would have thought it could be real, it was done so convincingly.

“if you love america, you’ll throw money in its hole.”

lololololol……

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