You Know The Economy Is In Bad Shape When...

When the largest chicken company in the U.S. files for bankruptcy you know the economy is in trouble!

When the largest chicken company in the U.S. files for bankruptcy you know the economy is in trouble!

Pilgrim's Pride filed for bankruptcy Monday after struggling over the past year with high feed costs and low meat costs.

While there is nothing funny about the faltering economy, I said to myself with a chuckle, " You know the economy is in bad shape when a chicken plant is in trouble."  And then I thought...I wonder what other people can add to that list?  You know the economy is in trouble when...

Well, here's you chance to finish that sentence.  What do you point to as further evidence of an economic downslide?

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  • by anonymous on Dec 24, 2008 at 09:56 PM
    When even Toyota ends up having to face being in the red.
  • by Financial Fred Location: Fuquay-Varina on Dec 5, 2008 at 04:56 AM
    When the day may soon come that we'll think of Chevy's, Fords and Dodges as memories.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 4, 2008 at 09:00 PM
    when your mobile home community becomes a safehaven for Section 8 housing freeloaders.
  • by Doug on Dec 4, 2008 at 09:52 AM
    ... when they are canceling the christmas parade (Atlantic Beach)
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