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    > Depressed?
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    > Over five thousand years ago, Moses said to the children of Israel,
    > "Pick up your shovels, mount your asses & camels & I will lead you to
    > the Promised Land."
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    > Nearly 75 years ago, (when welfare was introduced) Roosevelt said, "Lay
    > down your shovels, sit on your asses, and light up a Camel, this is the
    > Promised Land."
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    > Today, Congress has stolen your shovel, taxed your asses, raised the
    > price of Camels and mortgaged the Promised Land!
    >
    > I was so depressed last night thinking about the
    > economy, the wars, lost jobs, savings, Social Security, retirement
    > funds, etc.
    >
    > I called a Suicide Hotline.
    >
    > I had to press 1 for English. I was connected to a call center in
    > Pakistan.
    >
    > I told them I was suicidal. They got excited and asked if I could drive
    > a truck...
    >
    > Folks, we're screwed...

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    BrendaJ, thanks for sharing. This is oh so true.
    A smile is a curve that straightens everything out.
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    Thanks for sharing - It is true though -

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    thanks for this had a quiet chuckle to myself ...and had to share it

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    This would really, really be funny if is wasn't so **** close to the truth!!

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    That put a smile to my face - thanks for sharing, brendaj!

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    This could be funny if not so true.
    Barbara
    Hugs to everyone

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    Brenda this is priceless. It put a smile on my face and hopefully we can get this mess turned around soon!!!!

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    Thanks Brenda...needed the laugh.

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    I love it!! That's globalisation for you.

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    I loved your story. The land down under is no better.( if you are born here that is)
    So called refugees are living in 5 star hotels or private houses with plasma tvs internet etc.all paid for buy tax payers plus they get free
    medical hospital dental glasses electricity and are given money for sitting on their butts and doing nothing .Seniors are doing it very tuff along with families.country.

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    I didn't like to point this out ctb, but it is unfortunately only too true. It is very hard for genuine migrants who pass all the financial & work test to get permanent residency, but it seems very easy for a refugee to get in & get all the perks.

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    This is a funny story and Oh! so true to home. Pity.

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    Thank you for sharing that. If people only knew how true so much of that is .... for now, I think we are screwed and the government seems to enjoy it. Why should they care, look at their wages and they won't trade even 1 paycheck - they could never make it on what I make. I can't even make it on what I make - geesh.

    Thanks again for posting that - I have to share that.

    Have a great day!

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    so true!! thanks for posting this.
    Chris

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