```Thanks, I needed that.  :-)    Jimski

--- On Thu, 10/2/08, Tag <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] A nice thought
> Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008, 10:00 AM
> That is Jimskiing to raised to an infinite power. In fact
> the bar has been
> set so high now that we need a new term. How about a  a
> Silvesterski
>
>
>
> On Thu, 2 Oct 2008 09:55:11 -0400, Matthew Kulas
>
> >Here's a nice thought, actually, make that four
> nice thoughts:
> >
> >1) Don't spam the List.
> >
> >2) Brush up on your math.
> >
> >3) Learn to use snopes.com.
> >
> >4) Avoid jimskiing.
> >
> >--Matt K.
> >
> >On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Chris Silvester
> >>   passing this on...
> >> Hi Folks,
> >> I'm against the \$85,000,000,000.00 bailout of
> AIG.
> >> Instead, I'm in favor of giving
> \$85,000,000,000 to America in a We Deserve
> >> It Dividend.
> >> To make the math simple, let's assume there
> are 200,000,000 bona fide
> >> U.S. Citizens 18+.
> >> Our population is about 301,000,000 +/- counting
> every man, woman and child.
> >> So 200,000,000 might be a fair stab at adults 18
> and up.
> >> So divide 200 million adults 18+ into \$85 billion,
> that equals \$425,000.00.
> >> My plan is to give \$425,000 to every person 18+ as
> a We Deserve It Dividend.
> >> Of course, it would NOT be tax free.
> >> So let's assume a tax rate of 30%.
> >> Every individual 18+ has to pay \$127,500.00 in
> taxes.
> >> That sends \$25,500,000,000 right back to Uncle
> Sam.
> >> But it means that every adult 18+ has \$297,500.00
> in their pocket.
> >> A husband and wife has \$595,000.00.
> >> What would you do with \$297,500.00 to \$595,000.00
> in your family?
> >> Pay off your mortgage - housing crisis solved.
> >> Repay college loans - what a great boost to new
> >> Put away money for college - it'll be there.
> >> Save in a bank - create money to loan to
> entrepreneurs.
> >> Buy a new car - create jobs.
> >> Invest in the market - capital drives growth.
> >> Pay for your parent's medical insurance -
> health care improves.
> >> Enable Deadbeat Dads to come clean - or else.
> >>
> >> Remember this is for every adult US Citizen 18+
> including the folks who lost
> >> their jobs
> >> at Lehman Brothers and every other company that is
> cutting back.
> >> And of course, for those serving in our Armed
> Forces.
> >> If we're going to re-distribute wealth
> let's really do it...instead of
> >> trickling out a puny \$1,000.00
> >> economic incentive that is being proposed by one
> of our candidates for
> >> President.
> >> If we're going to do an \$85 billion bailout,
> let's bail out every adult U S
> >> Citizen 18+!
> >> As for AIG - liquidate it.
> >> Sell off its parts.
> >> Let American General go back to being American
> General.
> >> Sell off the real estate.
> >> Let the private sector bargain hunters cut it up
> and clean it up.
> >>
> >> Here's my rationale. We deserve it and AIG
> doesn't.
> >> Sure it's a crazy idea, but it can work!
> >> But can you imagine the Coast-To-Coast Block
> Party!
> >> How do you spell Economic Boom?
> >> I trust my fellow adult Americans to know how to
> use the \$85 Billion.
> >> We Deserve that Dividend more than the geniuses at
> AIG or in Washington DC.
> >>
> >>
> >>
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