Here’s how our great country the United States of America is fighting the recession.
* Stop paying for the funerals of 10,000 poor people (Illinois state)
* Considering release of prisoners early (proposal in California)
* Adding taxes on cellphone ringtones (Kentucky)
* Throwing billions at desi butcher Vikram Pandit’s Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, AIG, Morgan Stanley, GM, Chrysler et al (federal bailout)
* Cut health insurance for young children (under consideration in California)
* Firing government employees (several states)
* Cutting benefits for government employees (several states)
* Sell state parks (under consideration in New Hampshire)
* Firing teachers (some states)
* Reducing library hours (several states)
God Bless America.