Sunday, August 30, 2009

Very Timely Joke

From a wonderful Grandma-

A woman in a hot-air balloon realized she was lost.
She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She
shouted to him, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a  friend
I would meet him an hour ago, but I don't know where I am.."
The man consulted his portable GPS and replied, "You're in a
 hot air balloon, approximately 30 feet above a ground
 elevation of 2,346 feet above sea level. You are at 31
 degrees, 14.97 minutes north latitude and 100 degrees,
 49.09 minutes west longitude.
She rolled her eyes and said, "You must be a Republican."
"I am," replied the man. "How did you know?"
"Well," answered the balloonist, "everything you told me is
 technically correct. But I have no idea what to do with your
 information, and I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not been
 much help to me."
The man smiled and responded, "You must be an Obama
"I am," replied the balloonist. "How did you know?"
"Well," said the man, "you don't know where you are or where
 you are going.. You've risen to where you are, due to a
 large quantity of hot air. You made a promise you have no
 idea how to keep, and you expect me to solve your problem.
 You're in exactly the same position you were in before we
 met, but somehow, now it's my fault."