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Offline Irwin

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The new stimulus plan
« on: March 12, 2009, 08:53:48 AM »


 Three contractors are bidding to fix a boken fence at the White
> House. One is from Chicago, another is from Tennessee, and the
> third is from Minnesota.
>
> All three go with a White house official to examine the fence. The
> Minnesota contractor takes out atape measure and does some
> measuring, then works some figures with a pencil. "Well," he
says, "I figure
> the job will run about $900: $400 for materials, $400 for my crew and
> $100 profit for me."
>
> The Tennessee contractor also does some measuring and figuring,
> then says, "I can do thisjob for $700: $300 for materials, $300 for
my
> crew and $100 profit for m=."
>
> The Chicago contractor doesn't measure or figure, but leans over to
the White House official and whispers, "$2,700."
>
> The official, incredulous, says, "You didn't even measure like
the
> other guys! How did you come up with such a high figure?"
> The Chicago contractor whispers back, "$1000 for me, $1000 for
> you, and we hire the guy from Tennessee to fix the fence."
>
> "Done!" replies the government official.
>
>  And that, my friends, is how the new stimulus plan will work.
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Offline Keith13

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Re: The new stimulus plan
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2009, 09:19:38 AM »
good one Irwin

Offline Big John

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Re: The new stimulus plan
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2009, 10:52:26 AM »
been in the construction businesses for over 30yrs that is how it works now, will be a lot worse with the stimulus plan!
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Re: The new stimulus plan
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2009, 04:23:59 PM »
ROFLMAO!!!!!! :evil: so true, so very true.
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Re: The new stimulus plan
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2009, 10:26:11 PM »
That is how they do it!!!