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Global Economic MeltdownWelcome to the world section of Bad Economy. Here are articles of global interest including how the recession hits around the world. If you have anything to add, please jump in any time and add a comment at the end of each article.

China Sleep Ray

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Economists Asleep in the StreetsWith the global economy in the toilet, most countries are suffering big time. It seems that there could have been a solution to the bad economy, but steps are being taken to prevent a solution being implemented. It appears the Chinese government has been testing a new sleep ray to knock out anyone who has an idea that could get the economy back on track.

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Ebola Virus Worsened by Bad Economy

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Ebola VirusScientists in our underground bunkers in the frozen North have been continuing to monitor the effects of deadly viruses brought on by the bad economy. Just when the world was starting to recover from the deadly H1N1 virus, along comes a new one more deadly than ever before. There is currently no known cure.

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Economy Leads To Bad Driving

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Bad Driver Crashes Car Due To EconomyIt has become more dangerous on the roads since the economy has collapsed. New drivers are forced to cut costs, as safety takes a back seat to frugality. Accident numbers are on the rise. Wrecking yards and hospital emergency wards are working at above normal levels. Driving examiners report that the failure rate for driving tests is at an all-time high.

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Flu Season Worsened By Economy

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Flu casued by bad economyAccording to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu season this year is the worst in history, and causes point directly to the bad economy. Unless we can do something get out of this recession, we are likely going to die sneezing and coughing soon.

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China Buys Italy

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New Italian Province FlagThe Chinese Foreign Ministry and the Italian President Silvio Berlusconi today jointly announced today that China will be taking over ownership and control of Italy, in exchange for payment in full of Italy's deficit. The exact amount is not disclosed at this time, but is anticipated to be in the trillions of Euros.

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Airport Security Hit By Bad Economy

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Over one hundred security screeners were laid off at YVR airport due to budgetary constraints. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as many airports across North America are cutting costs and making difficult decisions. The impact of these cutbacks could be devastating to the security of air travel worldwide, not to mention the impact to the time needed to get through airport security prior to boarding your flight.

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Radiation From Japan Causes Rain in USA

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Nuclear disaster leads to more rainIncreasing amounts of nuclear radiation has made its way across the pacific towards North America, bringing slight increases in the background levels of radiation. It is now detectable in cow's milk and some vegetables such as broccoli, as far as six thousand miles from the disaster site. Another side effect has been the increased amount of rain on the west coast. This has lead to a positive economic impact for some businesses.

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More Earthquakes On The Way

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More earthquakes due to bad economySince our previous articles on the impact of the bad economy on the orbit of the moon, flooding and earthquakes, things have gone from bad to worse. These global disasters, caused by the economic collapse, are now causing more economic havoc in the world. We are on the brink of the abyss, armed with a lead life preserver to keep us afloat.

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Bad Economy Hits Penguins Hard

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Yet another casualty of the global economic downturn has come to light. Penguins are suffering on multiple fronts.

Penguins live in the southern hemisphere, especially in the Antarctic region, where jobs are already limited. A number of the government research bases, including the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, have had to cut back on hiring due to the economy, and have put various projects on hold. As a cute fuzzy creature in a tuxedo, it is hard enough to get a job, and now the jobs are getting fewer.

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Leprechauns Threatened In A New Irish Exodus

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Leprechauns threatened in a bad economyOne chilling discovery we at Bad Economy have recently found out, from those anonymously speaking off of the record, is that Ireland’s population of Leprechauns have recently been getting death threats ordering them to hand over their precious crocks of gold. Those willing to speak anonymously have said the threats came from those with an Elbonian accent.

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Paranoia And The Bad Economy

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Be paranoid about the bad economyRecently this very publication was targeted by hackers from India, while at the same time North Korea started shelling South Korea during our reporter's visit to Seoul. Icelandic government is threatening to set off another volcanic eruption, if the EU does not forgive their loans. Coincidence? I think not.

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