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msg #100189
Ignore johnpaulca
4/8/2011 8:05:36 PM


How all business phones should be answered!



Press '1' for English.

Press '2' to disconnect until

you learn to speak English.

And remember there only

two defining forces that

have ever offered to die

for YOU:

Jesus Christ


And our American Soldiers.

One died for your soul.....


The others for your freedom!!!



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msg #100190
Ignore machismo
4/8/2011 10:12:36 PM

really even for Canadian's ?? Ok.

11,044 posts
msg #100230
Ignore johnpaulca
4/13/2011 3:48:41 PM

Teaching Maths in Britain

1. Teaching Maths In 1970
A logger sells a lorryload of timber for £100..
His cost of production is 4/5 of the price.
What is his profit?

2. Teaching Maths In 1980
A logger sells a lorryload of timber for £100.
His cost of production is 80% of the price.
What is his profit?

3. Teaching Maths In 1990
A logger sells a lorryload of timber for £100.
His cost of production is £80.
How much was his profit?

4. Teaching Maths In 2000
A logger sells a lorryload of timber for £100.
His cost of production is £80 and his profit is £20.
Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

5. Teaching Maths In 2005
A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habit of animals or the preservation of our woodlands.
Your assignment: Discuss how the birds and squirrels might feel as the logger cuts down their homes just for a measly profit of £20.

6. Teaching Maths In 2009
A logger is arrested for trying to cut down a tree in case it may be offensive to Muslims or other religious groups not consulted in the felling licence.
He is also fined a £100 as his chainsaw is in breach of Health and Safety legislation as it deemed too dangerous and could cut something.. He has used the chainsaw for over 20 years without incident however he does not have the correct certificate of competence and is therefore considered to be a recidivist and habitual criminal. His DNA is sampled and his details circulated throughout all government agencies. He protests and is taken to court and fined another £100 because he is such an easy target.

When he is released he returns to find Gypsies have cut down half his wood to build a camp on his land. He tries to throw them off but is arrested, prosecuted for harassing an ethnic minority, imprisoned and fined a further £100. While he is in jail again the Gypsies cut down the rest of his wood and sell it on the black market for £100 cash. They also have a departure BBQ of squirrel and pheasant and leave behind several tonnes of rubbish and asbestos sheeting.

The forester on release is warned that failure to clear the fly tipped rubbish immediately at his own cost is an offence.. He complains and is arrested for environmental pollution, breach of the peace and invoiced £12,000 plus VAT for safe disposal costs by a regulated government contractor.

Your assignment: How many times is the logger going to have to be arrested and fined before he realises that he is never going to make £20 profit by hard work, give up, sign onto the dole and live off the state for the rest of his life?

7. Teaching Maths In 2010
A logger doesn’t sell a lorry load of timber because he can’t get a loan to buy a new lorry because his bank has spent all his and their money on a derivative of securitised debt related to sub- prime mortgages in Alabama and lost the lot with only some government money left to pay a few million pound bonuses to their senior directors and the traders who made the biggest losses.

The logger struggles to pay the £1,200 road tax on his old lorry however, as it was built in the 1970s it no longer meets the emissions regulations and he is forced to scrap it.

Some Bulgarian loggers buy the lorry from the scrap merchant and put it back on the road. They undercut everyone on price for haulage and send their cash back home, while claiming unemployment for themselves and their relatives. If questioned they speak no English and it is easier to deport them at the government's expense.
Following their holiday back home they return to the UK with different names and fresh girls and start again. The logger protests, is accused of being a bigoted racist and as his name is on the side of his old lorry he is forced to pay £1,500 registration fees as a gang master.

The Government borrows more money to pay more to the bankers as bonuses are not cheap. The parliamentarians feel they are missing out and claim the difference on expenses and allowances.
You do the maths.

8. Teaching Maths 2017 (Arabic)
أ المسجل تبيع حموله شاحنة من الخشب من اجل 100 دولار. صاحب تكلفة
الانتاج 80 من الثمن. ما هو الربح له؟= 20

11,044 posts
msg #100296
Ignore johnpaulca
4/17/2011 1:23:27 PM

The Cause of Inflation Explained

11,044 posts
msg #100345
Ignore johnpaulca
4/21/2011 9:05:34 AM

6,359 posts
msg #100411
Ignore TheRumpledOne
4/25/2011 4:30:25 AM

In my inbox today:



If any other of our presidents had doubled the National debt, which had
Taken more Than two centuries to accumulate, in one year, would You have

If any other of our presidents had then proposed to Double the debt again
Within 10 Years, would you have approved?

If any other of our presidents had criticized a state law That he admitted
He never Even read, would you think that he is just an ignorant hot Head?

If any other of our presidents joined the country of Mexico and sued A state
In the United States to force that state to continue to allow illegal
Immigration, Would you question his patriotism and wonder who's side he was

If any other of our presidents had pronounced the Marine Corps like Marine
Corpse, would you think him an idiot?

If any other of our presidents had put 87,000 workers out of work by
Arbitrarily placing a moratorium on offshore oil drilling on companies That
Have one of the best safety records of any industry because one foreign
Company had an accident, would you have agreed?

If any other of our presidents had used a forged document as the Basis of
The moratorium that would render 87000 American workers Unemployed would you
Support him?

If any other of our presidents had been the first President to need A
Teleprompter installed to be able to get through a press conference, Would
You have laughed and said this is more proof of how inept he is on his own
And is really controlled by smarter men behind the scenes?

If any other of our presidents had spent hundreds of thousands of Dollars to
Take his First Lady to a play in NYC, would you have approved?

If any other of our presidents had reduced your retirement plan Holdings of
GM stock by 90% and given the unions a majority stake in GM, Would you have

If any other of our presidents had made a joke at the expense of the Special
Olympics, would you have approved?

If any other of our presidents had given Gordon Brown a set of Inexpensive
And incorrectly formatted DVDs, when Gordon Brown had given Him a thoughtful
And historically significant gift, would you have approved?

If any other of our presidents had given the Queen of England an IPod
Containing videos of his speeches, would you have thought it a proud Moment
For America ?

If any other of our presidents had bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia , Would
You have approved?

If any other of our presidents had visited Austria and made Reference to the
Nonexistent "Austrian language," would you have brushed It off as a minor

If any other of our presidents had filled his cabinet and circle of Advisers
With people who cannot seem to keep current in their income Taxes, would you
Have approved?

If any other of our presidents had stated that there were 57 states In the
United States , wouldn't you have had second thoughts about his

If any other of our presidents would have flown all the way to Denmark to
Make a five minute speech about how the Olympics would benefit Him walking
Out his front door in his home town, would you not have Thought he was a
Self important, conceited, egotistical jerk.

If any other of our presidents had been so Spanish illiterate as to Refer to
"Cinco de Cuatro" in front of the Mexican ambassador when it was The 5th of
May (Cinco de Mayo), and continued to flub it when he tried Again, wouldn't
You have winced in embarrassment?

If any other of our presidents had burned 9,000 gallons of jet fuel To go
Plant a single tree on Earth Day, would you have concluded he's a Hypocrite?

If any other of our presidents' administrations had okayed Air Force One
Flying low over millions of people followed by a jet fighter in Downtown
Manhattan causing widespread panic, would you have wondered whether they
Actually get what happened on 9-11?

If any other of our presidents had failed to send relief aid to Flood
Victims throughout the Midwest with more people killed or made Homeless than
In New Orleans , would you want it made into a major ongoing Political issue
With claims of racism and incompetence?

If any other of our presidents had created the position of 32 Czars Who
Report directly to him, bypassing the House and Senate on much of what Is
Happening in America , would you have ever approved.

If any other of our presidents had ordered the firing of the CEO of A major
Corporation, even though he had no constitutional authority to do So, would
You have approved?

So, tell me again, what is it about Obama that makes him so brilliant and

Can't think of anything? Don't worry. He's done all this in 24 months -- so
you have that much time to come up with an answer.

Every statement and action in this email is factual and directly
attributable to Barrack Hussein Obama. Every bumble is a matter of record
and completely verifiable.

6,359 posts
msg #100412
Ignore TheRumpledOne
4/25/2011 4:40:38 AM

In my inbox today:

900 teachers just got laid off from the Los Angeles Unified School District . They are $650,000 over their annual budget. The following English teacher helps to explain one area that looms large over California 's educational crisis. THIS HAS GOT TO BE PASSED ALONG TO AS MANY AS POSSIBLE OR WE WILL ALL GO DOWN THE DRAIN BECAUSE A FEW DON'T CARE. This English teacher has phrased it the best I've seen yet. This should make everyone think, be you Democrat, Republican or Independent
From a California school teacher - - - "As you listen to the news about the student protests over illegal immigration, there are some things that you should be aware of: I am in charge of the English-as-a-second-language department at a large southern California high school which is designated a Title 1 school, meaning that its students average lower socioeconomic and income levels. Most of the schools you are hearing about, South Gate High, Bell Gardens, Huntington Park, etc.. where these students are protesting, are also Title 1 schools.
Title 1 schools are on the free breakfast and free lunch program. When I say free breakfast, I'm not talking a glass of milk and roll -- but a full breakfast and cereal bar with fruits and juices that would make a Marriott proud. The waste of this food is monumental, with trays and trays of it being dumped in the trash uneaten. (OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK) I estimate that well over 50% of these students are obese or at least moderately overweight. About 75% or more DO have cell phones.
The school also provides day care centers for the unwed teenage pregnant girls(some as young as 13) so they can attend class without the inconvenience of having to arrange for babysitters or having family watch their kids. (OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK) I was ordered to spend $700,000 on my department or risk losing funding for the upcoming year even though there was little need for anything; my budget was already substantial. I ended up buying new computers for the computer learning center, half of which, one month later, have been carved with graffiti by the appreciative students who obviously feel humbled and grateful to have a free education in America .. (OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK)
I have had to intervene several times for young and substitute teachers whose classes consist of many illegal immigrant students here in the country less than 3 months who raised so much hell with the female teachers, calling them "Putas" (whores) and throwing things , that the teachers were in tears. Free medical, free education, free food, day care, etc, etc, etc. Is it any wonder they feel entitled not only to be in this country but to demand rights, privileges and entitlements? To those who want to point out how much these illegal immigrants contribute to our society because they LIKE their gardener and housekeeper and they like to pay less for tomatoes: spend some time in the real world of illegal immigration and see the TRUE costs. Higher insurance, medical facilities closing, higher medical costs, more crime, lower standards of education in our schools, overcrowding, new diseases etc., etc, etc. For me, I'll pay more for tomatoes. Americans, We need to wake up.The guest worker program will be a disaster because we won't have the guts to enforce it. Does anyone in their right mind really think they will voluntarily leave and return? It does, however, have everything to do with culture: A third-world culture that does not value education, that accepts children getting pregnant and dropping out of school by 15 and that refuses to assimilate, and an American culture that has become so weak and worried about "political correctness" that we don't have the will to do anything about it. If this makes your blood boil, as it did mine, forward this to everyone you know including your Congressmen CHEAP LABOR? Isn't that what the whole immigration issue is about? Business doesn't want to pay a decent wage. Consumers don't want expensive produce. Government will tell you Americans don't want the jobs. But the bottom line is cheap labor. The phrase "cheap labor" is a myth , a farce, and a lie. There is no such thing as "cheap labor." Take, for example, an illegal alien with a wife and five children. He takes a job for $5.00 or 6.00/hour. At that wage, with six dependents, he pays no income tax, yet at the end of the year, if he files an Income Tax Return, he gets an "earned income credit" of up to $3,200 free. He qualifies for Section 8 housing and subsidized rent. He qualifies for food stamps.. He qualifies for free (no deductible), no co-pay) health care. His children get free breakfasts and lunches at school. He requires bilingual teachers and books. He qualifies for relief from high energy bills... If they are or become, aged, blind or disabled, they qualify for SSI. Once qualified for SSI they can qualify for Medicare. All of this is at (our) taxpayer's expense He doesn't worry about car insurance, life insurance, or homeowners insurance. Taxpayers provide Spanish language signs, bulletins and printed material. He and his family receive the equivalent of $20.00 to $30.00/hour in benefits. Working Americans are lucky to have $5.00 or $6.00/hour left after paying their bills AND his. The American taxpayers also pay for increased crime, graffiti and trash clean-up. Cheap labor? YEAH RIGHT! Wake up people! THESE ARE THE QUESTIONS WE SHOULD BE ADDRESSING TO THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR EITHER PARTY. 'AND WHEN THEY LIE TO US AND DON'T DO AS THEY SAY, WE SHOULD REPLACE THEM AT ONCE!' THIS HAS GOT TO BE PASSED ALONG TO AS MANY AS POSSIBLE OR WE WILL ALL GO DOWN THE DRAIN BECAUSE A FEW DON'T CARE

6,359 posts
msg #100414
Ignore TheRumpledOne
4/25/2011 10:44:58 AM

In my inbox today:

April 25, 2011

Graham Summers' Free Weekly Market Forecast (China Dumping Dollars edition)

The US Dollar broke to a new low in the overnight futures session. It's not surprising as China announced over the weekend that it expects to trim its US Dollar exposure by 2/3.

Yes, China has finally had enough of the US and its Federal Reserve. All of us were wondering at what point this would happen: China would only remain heavily invested in an asset that is rapidly losing value for so long.

Well, now it's happened.

Last week, several high-ranking Government officials in China announced that the country needs to diversify away from the Dollar... lowering the country's exposure to Dollar related assets to $1 trillion (1/3 of its current levels).

Soon after this, the US Dollar definitively took out its 2009 low. This only leaves the 2008 low for major support. Gold and Silver have both exploded higher on the news. Gold cleared $1,520 per ounce while Silver cleared $50 per ounce.

In simple terms, the world is now moving away from the US Dollar in a rapid pace. Russia and China are no longer using the US Dollar for trade between each other. Saudi Arabia is sending representatives to China and Russia to strengthen trade ties (which hints that oil may not be priced in Dollars in the coming years). And the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and now South Africa) recently staged a conference in southern China to discuss trading in their domestic currencies rather than the US Dollar.

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msg #100416
Ignore Eman93
4/25/2011 4:27:25 PM

115 posts
msg #100526
Ignore machismo
5/2/2011 5:33:10 PM

Hurray for US Navy Seals, US Intelligence, ARMY and everyone involved with one of the best covert operation in US history. USA USA .

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