BEST argument I've ever heard from a left winger!

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    Ok. So a friend of mine is a bit of a leftie. And we all met today to do our NFL fantasy football roundup. And of course, after that and pizza, politics came up. And he is a staunch Obama supporter. He said of course the Tea Party was evil, blamed Bush for the mess we're in, then offered one whopper of an idea. Wanna hear it?

    He said if only the right wing would get out of the way, Obama could fix the country and have 0% unemployment. Thats right. ZERO % unemployment. How, I asked? He says....

    "The government can do two things: Hire people, and print money. There is so much that needs to be done, the government can just hire everyone who is unemployed, give them a role, and print the money to pay them. There would be no unemployment and no poverty. Of course, the Tea Party would vote to block it because for some reason they like people struggling."



    How could I not have thought of that myself??????????

    Of course. Just hire everyone, and print the money to pay them. No more poverty, no more unemployment!!!!!!

    Left wingers, you are so brilliant:clap2:
     
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    So did you just let him go on believing that??
     
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    So, did you waste you time trying to explain it...or did you simply pat his shoulder and shake your head with a sympathetic expression on your face.
     
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    Well....sort of. I tried to explain inflation to him. And he said "But we keep producing stuff people want. So if we print a lot more money, but hire more people, we'll be making more money but also more stuff, and more people will have money so it'll balance out."


    Brilliant. Just hire everyone through the government, then print the money to pay them. 0% unemployment.

    God I love left wingers.
     
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    Oh....to be fair, he did say "I don't really believe in welfare, because people should work for their money". But he thought we should just employ anyone who doesnt' have a job through the government, and print the money to pay them.

    A guaranteed job. Yes. That would make private sector employees work so hard.
     
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    On a positive note your friend sounds like one of the smart ones.
     
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    Steve Martin once observed that he could teach anybody to make a million dollars and yet never pay any taxes. Asked how, he noted that it was "simple:"

    Step one: make a million dollars.

    Step two: don't pay any taxes.

    "But, Steve. Won't I go to jail for failing to pay my taxes?"

    Steve: "Two simple words we so often forget, 'EXCUUUUUUUSE Meeeeeee!'"
     
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    Clearly, we've had our first meeting engagement with the Liberal Intellectual Elite.

    Two years ago I suggested that Obama make every unemployed person some new Czar.
     
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    Typical leftist thought process:

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    Oh My God.

    LMAO Your friend is a winner.
     

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