Old Parable. New Twist

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A guy is living with his parents in the summer of 2008 and needs to buy a house to keep from going insane but he doesn’t want to over pay. His parents ask him when he will know the time is right. The Son replies. “God will show me the way.” and he goes off to pray. A few weeks later the banking crisis hits. Prices drop 15% overnight.
The parents ask “now son?”
“Not yet”says the son, adding “God will show me the way.”
Reeling from the near collapse of the economy, interest rates plummet to a never before seen lows, making borrowing costs cheap.
The parents ask “now son?”
“Not yet”says the son, adding “God will show me the way.”
Along comes Obama and his dollars for everyone but small business and rich people making over $75,000 a year individually or $150,000 combined..and Obama adds $8000 as a sweetener.
The parents ask “now son?”
“Not yet”says the son, adding “God will show me the way.”
The market turns, the boy can’t afford the prices driven high by the inflation caused by Obama trillions buying up everything from AIG to GM to clunkermobiles….The boy prays….
“God. Why am I stuck here with my parents?”

A light appears. It’s God looking just like James Carville.
“Boy. Do you have to be hit over the head with a hickory stick? Look around. Is this Florida? Is this Arizona? Is this Las Vegas? Where do you think Moses was going? Do you know how long it takes to get sand out of your beard?…Do you see any sand in NJ other than at the beach? How long did you think I could hold everyone else off? I even put the Yankees nearby and let them spend twice as much as everyone else. For what? So people will want to live here.
As God is turning to leave the boy call out…”What am I supposed to do now?”
God replies. “HGTV: They have an episode about brightening up your basement apartment.”
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