"I broke it. You own it."
-- Roger Colberg of Charlotte
"We have not been penny-wise, but pound-foolish."
Doug Gillis, Charlotte
"What? Me nationalize?"
-- Guy M. Long III, Lenoir, NC
"If you have any more questions, I'll be at my new beach house in Malibu."
-- Brent Shepard, Morganton, NC
"Obama's hammer worked well... but just wait for the sickle."
-- Richard L. Bean, Charlotte
Thank you for all your entries. As usual, feel free to discuss any of this in our "Comments" section. Just click the blue link below this post and add your observations, criticisms or additional captions!
Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"This little piggy went broke." -- from many, many readers
"I was looking for change I could believe in." -- another popular line
"I want to be a CEO when I grow up."
"Obama said there would be change."
"Madoff already made off with everything."
"There should have been some bills, but Congress hasn't finished them yet."
"Our bank is so broke we can't coin a phrase!"
"We've hammered out a solution."
“We have to break the banks in order to brake the banks!”
"Hmmph. Thaine got that too! "
"Just a few more pennies and I can buy some more Bank of America Stock."
"Please, sir, I want some more."
"Well, there goes my retirement! "
"If it's broke, break it some more."
“I only applied a little stimulus.”
"We're gonna need help paying for a bigger hammer."
"It's not all it's cracked up to be!"
"None of this makes any cents!"
Please join us again Monday, March 2, for a new cartoon caption challenge.