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Lydia suggests what to do with Obama's burgeoning deficit

March 1, 2009 |  8:08 am

Speaking of a former state senator from the losing side of Chicago now overseeing the largest spending bill in the nation's history and about to preside over a federal deficit with more digits than most home calculators can swallow, every once in a while in this deepening economic gloom there is a flicker of humor.

Loyal Ticket reader Lydia, one of thousands of newcomers now receiving Ticket alerts via Twitter, sends this brilliant Direct Message suggestion about the nation's looming financial obligations:

"Can we leave the federal deficit just to the generation that wears their pants so low in the mall?"

Additionally, there's a new bumper sticker being sold by the Tennessee Republican Party "to protest the bailout-mad Congress's rush into fiscal madness." We'll add it on the jump (scroll down or click on the "Read more" line below).

And thank you, Lydia. You made our weekend. Anyone else have any recession/depression humor to share?

-- Andrew Malcolm

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Honk mortgage bumper stick by the Tennessee Republican Party