"So much for those sound foundations!"
-- Lou Desser of Indian Land, SC
"I voted for change, but this is ridiculous!"
-- Lloyd Pontier, Charlotte
"Where are all those golden parachutes when we need them?"
-- Jesse McCulloh, Gastonia
"Technically, we're not in a recession."
-- David Scovill, Mooresville
-- submitted separately by Lee Baber, Charlotte and Patricia Ringle, Charlotte
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received this week:
"Ooohh, so THIS is the Bush Doctrine!"
"I've fallen and I can't get up!"
"Wonder if the Super Collider has an 'undo' button on it?"
"The last thing I remember was that someone said 'Drill baby, drill'!"
"We'll be right up as soon as we find some oil."
"Play your cards right, Sarah, and one day this will all be yours!"
"We're losing the moral high ground, Mr. President."
"Low risk. High profits. Besides, what could go wrong?"
"Did someone move my cheese?"
"To boldly go where no economy has gone before . . . ."
"I'd like to report a pothole on Wall Street . . . ."
“Quick everyone, open your golden parachutes!”
"Ever since McCain picked Palin the whole country has become more like Alaska: Just two hours of daylight."
"Well, it seems I may have misunderestimated a soft landing for the economy."
"See, that wasn't so bad, was it?"
"So what you’re saying, Mr Paulson, is if these big banks collapse, we’ll all be buried."
"I think that the economy has finally hit bottom!"
"Depression, what depression?"
“Mr. President, about the collateral on those loans we just bought . . .”
"Honey, the newspaper says that Americans are overweight. "
"Looks like a great place to drill!"
"Who cares? Just tell me more about Sarah Palin's new son-in-law!"
Please join us again Monday, Oct. 6, for a new cartoon caption challenge!