Hi,I received this in an email today and thought I would share.SOCIALISMYou have 2 cows.You give one to your neighbor...COMMUNISMYou have 2 cows.The State takes both and gives you some milkFASCISMYou have 2 cows.The State takes both and sells you some milkNAZISMYou have 2 cows.The State takes both and shoots youBUREAUCRATISMYou have 2 cows.The State takes both, shoots one, milks the other, and thenthrows the milk awayTRADITIONAL CAPITALISMYou have two cows.You sell one and buy a bull.Your herd multiplies, and the economygrows.You sell them and retire on the incomeROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND (VENTURE) CAPITALISMYou have two cows.You sell three of them to your publicly listed company, using letters of credit opened byyour brother-in-law at the bank, then execute a debt/equity swap with an associated general offer so that you get all four cows back, with a tax exemptionfor five cows.The milk rights of the six cows are transferred via an intermediary to a Cayman Island Company secretly owned by the majority shareholder who sells the rights to all seven cows back to your listed company.The annual report says the company owns eight cows, with an option on one more. You sell one cow to buy a new president of the United States , leaving you with nine cows. No balance sheet provided with the release.The public then buys your bull.SURREALISMYou have two giraffes.The government requires you to take harmonica lessons.AN AMERICAN CORPORATIONYou have two cows.You sell one, and force the other toproduce the milk of four cows.Later, you hire a consultant to analyse whythe cow has dropped dead.A GREEK CORPORATIONYou have two cows. You borrow lots of euros to build barns, milking sheds, hay stores, feed sheds,dairies, cold stores, abattoir, cheese unit and packing sheds.You still only have two cows.A FRENCH CORPORATIONYou have two cows.You go on strike, organise a riot, and block the roads, because you want threecows.A JAPANESE CORPORATIONYou have two cows.You redesign them so they are one-tenth the size of an ordinary cow and producetwenty times the milk.You then create a clever cow cartoon image called a Cowkimona andmarket it worldwide.AN ITALIAN CORPORATIONYou have two cows,but you don't know where they are.You decide to have lunch.A SWISS CORPORATIONYou have 5000 cows. None of them belong to you.You charge the owners for storing them.A CHINESE CORPORATIONYou have two cows.You have 300 people milking them.You claim that you have full employment, and high bovine productivity.You arrest the newsman who reported the real situation.AN INDIAN CORPORATIONYou have two cows.You worship them.A BRITISH CORPORATIONYou have two cows.Both are mad.AN IRAQI CORPORATIONEveryone thinks you have lots of cows.You tell them that you have none.No-one believes you, so they bomb the ** out of you and invade your country.You still have no cows, but at least you are now a Democracy.AN AUSTRALIAN CORPORATIONYou have two cows.Business seems pretty good.You close the office and go for a few beers to celebrate.A NEW ZEALAND CORPORATIONYou have two cows.The one on the left looks very attractive!
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