This was an article (so I’m told) from the St. Petersburg Times newspaper on Sunday. The Business Section asked readers for their ideas on “How Would You Fix the Economy?” I think this reader nailed it!
Dear Mr. President,
There’s about 40 million people over 50 in the work force. Pay them $1 million dollars apiece Severance Pay with these stipulations.
1) They leave their jobs. Forty million job openings – Unemployment fixed.
2) They buy NEW American cars. Forty million cars ordered – Auto Industry fixed.
3) They either buy a house or pay off their mortgage – Housing Crisis fixed.
DONE! Economy fixed.
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Looks good to me!