Quote of the Day - The culture is the hardest to address. That's the belief that the government will support and bail them out. Across the region, governments are getting bailout burnout.
After the US Government announced yesterday that it was not able to print money fast enough to save Wall Street brokerage houses, international insurance companies and U.S. Banks, Microsoft teamed with arch-rival Apple Computer to bail out the failed government treasury funds. The United States government had first turned to the bankruptcy courts for relief, but were rebuffed when Bankruptcy District Court Judge Imoutta Moni refused to take jurisdiction over government coffers.
Spokesmen John Hodgman, aka the PC geek, and Justin Long, aka the cool Apple guy, said they finally decided to work together to save the country. "Obviously, Bush, Paulson and Cox haven't been doing their jobs, or this would have never happened," said Long. For his part, Hodgman said it was time to work together in a bipartisan fashion and put aside class differences. "I've always wanted to run the Apple OS," he said, "and now's my chance. Looking at the vista, the big picture, we expect to post our plan in an online spreadsheet."
Bill Gates authorized the Board of Microsoft to commit his shares in the company to offset the government's losses. "We all know Bill's got more money than God," one Board member was heard to say. Steve Jobs, on the other hand, was busy at work on the drawing board and was unavailable for comment.
Long-term plans for the economy involve an influx of cash into banks, tax cuts for the middle class and a chicken in every pot.