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Recession-Plagued Nation Demands New Bubble To Invest In | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source:

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Recession-Plagued Nation Demands New Bubble To Invest In
JULY 14, 2008 | ISSUE 44•29

WASHINGTON—A panel of top business leaders testified before Congress about the worsening recession Monday, demanding the government provide Americans with a new irresponsible and largely illusory economic bubble in which to invest.

“What America needs right now is not more talk and long-term strategy, but a concrete way to create more imaginary wealth in the very immediate future,” said Thomas Jenkins, CFO of the Boston-area Jenkins Financial Group, a bubble-based investment firm. “We are in a crisis, and that crisis demands an unviable short-term solution.”

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A prominent finance expert asks Congress to help Americans rebuild their ficticious dreams.

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