Look, people--I've done all that I can. The yield on T-bills is at zero, which means the government will give you money for nothing. Just promise to give it back later, okay?
People keep crying for some kind of stimulus, but for Christ's sake, there is such a thing as too much stimulus. Like a 16-year-old with a Playboy magazine and a six-pack of Vaseline Intensive Rescue Healing Hand Cream. Enough already!
So my new proposal, subject to Barney Frank yelling at me, is for everybody to go back to something that makes sense. Barter.
I give you a cow, you give me an acre of wheat. I give my wife a David Yurman Twisted Cable bracelet, she gives me a . . . never mind.