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Wow, What a Year

28 Dec

Gregory Morris gives us Dave Barry’s year in review: 2009

It was a year of Hope — at first in the sense of “I feel hopeful!” and later in the sense of “I hope this year ends soon!”

It was also a year of Change, especially in Washington, where the tired old hacks of yesteryear finally yielded the reins of power to a group of fresh, young, idealistic, new-idea outsiders such as Nancy Pelosi. As a result Washington, rejecting “business as usual,” finally stopped trying to solve every problem by throwing billions of taxpayer dollars at it and instead started trying to solve every problem by throwing trillions of taxpayer dollars at it.

To be sure, it was a year that saw plenty of bad news. But in almost every instance, there was offsetting good news:

BAD NEWS: The economy remained critically weak, with rising unemployment, a severely depressed real-estate market, the near-collapse of the domestic automobile industry and the steep decline of the dollar.

GOOD NEWS: Windows 7 sucked less than Vista.

Read the rest.  I promise you will LOL a time or two.

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1 Comment

Posted by on December 28, 2009 in Humor, International

 

One response to “Wow, What a Year

  1. Bob G.

    December 31, 2009 at 8:42 am

    Reese:I remember reading Dave Barry back in Philly…glad to know he's STILL as funny (and topical) as ever.Have a Happy New Year.

     

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