Why I'm so tired

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  1. Iddee

    Iddee Well-Known Member

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    WHY I AM TIRED
    For a couple years I've been blaming it on
    lack of sleep, not enough sunshine,
    too much pressure from my job, earwax
    build-up, poor blood or anything else I could think of.
    But now I found out the real reason:
    I'm tired because I'm overworked.
    Here's why:. . The population of this country is 273 million.
    140 million are retired.
    That leaves 133 million to do the work.

    There are 85 million in school.
    Which leaves 48 million to do the work.

    Of this there are 29 million employed by the federal government.
    Leaving 19 million to do the work.

    2.8 million are in the armed forces preoccupied with killing Osama Bin-Laden.
    Which leaves 16.2 million to do the work.

    Take from that total the 14.8 million people who work for state and city governments.
    And that leaves 1.4 million to do the work.

    At any given time there are 188,000 people in hospitals.
    Leaving 1,212,000 to do the work.

    Now, there are 1,211,998 people in prisons.
    That leaves just two people to do the work.
    You and me.
    And there you are sitting on your ass, at your computer, reading jokes.
    Nice. Real nice.
     
  2. Jan Doling

    Jan Doling Well-Known Member

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    Well....you are so much better at it than I am, I thought I'd best just sit back and not interfere!
     

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    JJ Grandits Well-Known Member

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    Get Off My Back, Man. I'm On A Break!
     
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    midwsthomestead joy seeker

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    ~shrug~ I'm just shameless :sing:

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    SO which one of us is smarter ?? :) :)
     
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    I'm retired, so guess I can't help much. :)
     
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    lewbest Well-Known Member

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    I'm retired but working harder than when i worked running my business! Guess there are really 3 of us working. :) :) :)

    Lew
     
  10. ibcnya

    ibcnya Well-Known Member

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    Would you like some crackers with your whine? Oh, and by the way, I resent your comment of "out to kill Osama Bin Laden" I earned every dollar and penny I get from my military retirement. Maybe your joking, if so, I snicker and chuckle. If not, get back to work, you beast of labor.
     
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    I want a raise.. :cool:
     
  12. Alex

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    I am tired at the end of the day too.

    But, I live in Canada (you know Canada is a separate and different country from the USA - right?).

    Heck, there are only 30 million in the whole place. State of California has more people than all of Canada.

    Alex
     
  13. Ana Bluebird

    Ana Bluebird Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Gee, I'd move to Canada if it wasn't so cold up there. Could I still get my Social Security that I've paid all my life if I get old enough to get it? Love your Math, BTW.
     
  14. Alex

    Alex Well-Known Member

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    Yes! you and I still get our SS from the good old USA, which I paid into for many years, before we came up here from CA. We will start taking our USA SS at age 66.

    We also get our Canadian Social Insurance (which is the same as USA SS and is based on salary and length of payment) and Canadian Old Age Security (fixed for each resident $456 each based on full entitlement at 40 years residency in Canada).

    And, the Medical is the best. Plus you still can get the USA medical stuff, what is it . . . Medicad or something, it seems too expensive . . . and you don't need it after you get the far superior and less expensive and all-inclusive Canadian system.

    See you soon.

    Alex
     
  15. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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    not my job, man.