Posted by: The Amoeba | May 19, 2009

Name Your Downsize

“Well, the Governator’s been dropped in it now.”

“Yep. The voters – all seventeen of them – turned down his budget-saving (well, kinda) propositions. Except for the one that whacks the idiot state legislators in the wallet.”

“Which just proves that they’re idiots for standing for election in the first place. So the state’s bankrupt now, I guess. When’s the cavalry riding over the hill to the rescue?”

“Sorry, that was the other guy who went from the movies to the Governor’s Mansion. This time, you’re more likely to see a predator. With foreclosure papers.”

“Man! Arnie’s gotta do something! But what?

“Well, he promised he’d make cuts. He’ll have to deliver now. Starting with the name of his state.”

“The name of his state …”

“Yeah. Calithreenia.”

“Cali what?

“You heard me. Cali-three-nia. The place simply can’t afford four of ’em right now, so one’s gotta go. The citizenry had better hope that the ship of state gets righted soon, or they’ll have to make it Cali-two-nia to have any hope of a Federal bailout.”

“Well, bruddah, at least now I know what state you’re in.”

“You mean, besides Hawai‘i?”

“Yeah. Looney tune-ia!

  – O Ceallaigh
Copyright © 2009 Felloffatruck Publications. All wrongs deplored.
All opinions are mine as a private citizen.

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Responses

  1. Well I suppose it’s better than Calitutu

  2. That’s where it came from.


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