Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Honolulu Can Do Much Better!

On President’s Day Senator Daniel Inouye called a press conference at his local office and made three recommendations for Honolulu. Build the rail, elect Mazie Hirono for Senator and elect Kirk Caldwell for mayor. Rail, Hirono and Kirk is the best trio for Honolulu’s future? I have a graphic answer ;)

US Debt: Remove 8 Zeros. Get an Understanding.

I could not resist copying here this simple chain email message.
  • U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000
  • Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000
  • New debt: $1,650,000,000,000
  • National debt: $14,271,000,000,000
  • Recent budget cuts: $38,500,000,000
Let's now remove 8 zeros and pretend it's a household budget:
  • Annual family income: $21,700
  • Money the family spent: $38,200
  • New debt on the credit card: $16,500
  • Outstanding balance on the credit card: $142,710
  • Total budget cuts: $385
And I add this...

Revised family plan: Raise the credit card limit to

Obviously the parents are nuts. Pity the children.