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Economics 101

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Economics 101

One to the next is its mother
Each fiscal cliff breeds another
There's no golden goose
Oh brother, this chain noose
Causes all commerce to smother

Kick debt ceiling blues in the groin
With Ponzi whose scheme we should join
He's someone now dead
For the platinum head
Of a trillion buck magic act coin

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  1. Date: 10/18/2013 7:54:00 PM

    I read these with my 6 yr granddaughter & explained Ponzi scheme with her $1 & pennies and said I'm buying an ice cream cone and she gets NONE ;}

    Beaufort Avatar Duke Beaufort Date: 10/25/2013 11:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Debbie, this is a wonderful use of this site and these words. I am really flattered. Thank-you
  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:17:00 PM

    This is really good. You say it like it is. I know all about Ponzi's story. he really had something going. Thanks for this poem and also for reading - Just In Case. Many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 9:06:00 AM

    You are so good at depicting such truthful subject matters in your limericks, it's phenominal! Love this. Great job, Duke. You are VERY good at writing limericks! :)

    Beaufort Avatar Duke Beaufort Date: 1/19/2013 1:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Anne--thanks, love your enthusiasm.