12 July 2006

The Scotty approach to deficit reduction

    Kirk: Do you always multiply your repair estimates by a factor of four?
    Scotty: How else to maintain my reputation as a miracle worker?
      Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek fans accross America had to be pleased yesterday with Bush's homage to Commander Montgomery Scott. The AP article does not quite capture the absurdity the way NPR's David Greene did in this Morning Edition segment.

3 comments:

Kvatch said...

Wow, only $300B this time around. [sound of unrestrained clapping ensues]! So what's Bu$hCo's total contribution to the run on the national credit-card now? $2 trillion?

We all better hope that Asia keeps its taste for American paper.

Rob S. said...

Nearly two months of silence? You're like a Trappist monk!

Rob S. said...
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