Monday, December 31, 2007
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Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 20:29:35 -0800 (PST)
Subject: [Geckofeeder] 12/28/2007 06:27:00 PM
>This was posted by GT in the comment section of LGF.
> The next time you hear a politician use the
> word 'billion' in a casual manner, think about
> whether you want the 'politicians' spending
> YOUR tax money.
> A billion is a difficult number to comprehend,
> but one advertising agency did a good job of
> putting that figure into some perspective in
> one of its releases.
> * * * * *
> A. A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
> B. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
> C. A billion hours ago our ancestors were
> living in the Stone Age.
> D. A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.
> E. A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and
> 20 minutes, at the rate our government is spending it.
> While this thought is still fresh in our brain, let's take a look at New
> Orleans It's amazing what you can learn with some simple division . .
> Louisiana Democratic Senator, Mary Landrieu , is presently asking the Congress
> for $250 BILLION to rebuild New Orleans . Interesting number, what does it
> A. Well, if you are one of 484,674 residents of
> New Orleans (every man, woman, child), you
> each get $516,528.
> B. Or, if you have one of the 188,251 homes in
> New Orleans , your home gets $1,329,787.
> C. Or, if you are a family of four, your family
> gets $2,066,012.
> Washington, D.C .. HELLO!!! ... Are all your calculators broken??
> Tax his land,
> Tax his wage,
> Tax his bed in which he lays.
> Tax his tractor,
> Tax his mule,
> Teach him taxes is the rule.
> Tax his cow,
> Tax his goat,
> Tax his pants,
> Tax his coat.
> Tax his ties,
> Tax his shirts,
> Tax his work,
> Tax his dirt.
> Tax his tobacco,
> Tax his drink,
> Tax him if he tries to think.
> Tax his booze,
> Tax his beers,
> If he cries,
> Tax his tears.
> Tax his bills,
> Tax his gas,
> Tax his notes,
> Tax his cash.
> Tax him good and let him know
> That after taxes, he has no dough.
> If he hollers,
> Tax him more,
> Tax hi m until he's good and sore.
> Tax his coffin,
> Tax his grave,
> Tax the sod in which he lays.
> Put these words upon his tomb,
> 'Taxes drove me to my doom!'
> And when he's gone,
> We won't relax,
> We'll still be after the inheritance TAX!!
> Accounts Receivable Tax
> Building Permit Tax
> CDL License Tax
> Cigarette Tax
> Corporate Income Tax
> Dog License Tax
> Federal Income Tax
> Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)
> Fishing License Tax
> Food License Tax
> Fuel Perm it Tax
> Gasoline Tax
> Hunting License Tax
> Inheritance Tax
> Inventory Tax
> IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax),
> IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax),
> Liquor Tax,
> Luxury Tax,
> Marriage License Tax,
> Medicare Tax,
> Property Tax,
> Real Estate Tax,
> Service charge taxes,
> Social Security Tax,
> Road Usage Tax (Truckers),
> Sales Taxes,
> Recreational Vehicle Tax,
> School Tax,
> State Income Tax,
> State Unemployment Tax (SUTA),
> Telephone Federal Excise Tax,
> Telephone Federal Universal Service Fe e Tax,
> Telephone Federal, State and Local Su rcharge Tax,
> Telephone Minimum Usage Su rcharge Tax,
> Telephone Recurring and Non-recurring Charges Tax,
> Telephone State and Local Tax,
> Telephone Usage Charge Tax,
> Utility Tax,
> Vehicle License Registration Tax,
> Vehicle Sales Tax,
> Watercraft Registration Tax,
> Well Permit Tax,
> Workers Compens ation Tax.
> STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?
> Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago,
> and our nation was the most prosperous in t he world.
> We had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world,
> and Mom stayed home to raise the kids.
> What happened? Can you spell 'politicians!'
> And I still have to 'press
> 1' for English.
Posted By Gecko to Geckofeeder <http://geckofeeder.blogspot.com/2007/12/was-posted-by-gt-in-comment-section-of.html> at 12/28/2007 06:27:00 PM
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Saturday, December 29, 2007
Friday, December 28, 2007
47 years 0 months younger than Larry King, age 74
>40 years 10 months younger than Ted Koppel, age 67
> 37 years 5 months younger than Geraldo Rivera, age 64
>34 years 5 months younger than George W. Bush, age 61
> 29 years 5 months younger than Jesse Ventura, age 56
> 25 years 1 month younger than Bill Gates, age 52
> 20 years 3 months younger than Cal Ripken Jr., age 47
> 15 years 5 months younger than Mike Tyson, age 41
> 10 years 4 months younger than Jennifer Lopez, age 37
> 5years 1 month younger than Tiger Woods, age 31
one months older than Prince William, age 25
> and that you were:
> 20 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
>19 years old on the first day of Y2K
> 16 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
> 14 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
> 13years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
> 12 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
> 10 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
> 8 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
> 5 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
> 3 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
> 2 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
> one month old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
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> To All My Democrat Friends:
> Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an
> environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive,
> gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within
> the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or
> secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular
> persuasion and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice
> religious or secular traditions at all. I also wish you a fiscally successful,
> personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of
> the generally accepted calendar year 2008, but not without due respect for the
> calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have
> helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater
> than any other country nor the only America in the Western Hemisphere. Also,
> this wish is made without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical
> ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wishee.
> To My Republican Friends:
> Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
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