Debt-Ridden Unemployed Relieved to Learn U.S. Not In Recession

Briefs in a Brief

Chicago, Ill. ( – The nation’s rapidly growing army of unemployed breathed a collective sigh of relief Thursday after Chicago Fed Chief Michael Moskow announced that the U.S. economy is not in a recession.

“This just goes to show you that things are never as bad as they appear,” said the 400,000 people laid off since December. “Mind you, they appear pretty bad to us, but we don’t have our fingers on the pulse of the economy.”

“Wait till we tell the guys at the soup kitchen,” they added.

Copyright © 2000-2009, SatireWire.

Related Posts

WordPress Appliance - Powered by TurnKey Linux