There’s one for you, nineteen for me

I received this little gem the other day:

Tax Rebate

This morning President Bush said each one of us would get a $1200.00 tax rebate. It was previously slated to be $1400.00, but they dropped it to a $1200.00 tax rebate because of various budget problems.

Now, if we spend that money at Wal-Mart, all the money will go to China, if we spend it on computers, most of the money will go to Korea or India.

If we spend it on gasoline it will all go to the Arabs…..and none of these scenarios will help the American economy.

We need to keep that money here in America … the only way to keep that money here at home is to drink beer, gamble, or spend it on prostitution. Currently it seems that these are the only businesses still left in the U.S.

I started this post before today’s news hit.  It was going to be a bit on outsourcing, but now I’ve got to ask, Eli, what were you thinking?

Things the old man taught me

He used to say all the time that a car was a lethal weapon.  In spite of my numerous  moving violations, I have always taken that piece of advise to heart.  This and here makes sad.  As a country, we just don’t take the power of an automobile seriously.  As a cyclist, with a lot of friends who cycle or do triathons, I just wish them all safe rides.