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Ok, what's the difference?

During interviews today, Geithner was asked about new tax codes and intentions of the President and enforcement. One of his responses was this ( looking for current link)
" the average American can save for retirement like a typical American...."
Would you rather be the Average American or the Typical American?


Asked by akinbottom2 at 4:58 PM on Mar. 3, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (14)
  • Save for retirement? I thought the gov't was gonna take care of us with all the stuff they're handing out.

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 7:03 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • On average, I'd say that's a pretty typical response.

    Can I be a common American instead?

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:00 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • Beats the hell outta me. I insist that I am by no means typical or average, my Daddy even said so = )

    Sounds Reaganesque to me "What would this country be without this great land of ours". If you look in the dictionary under redundant, you will see it says redundant.


    Answer by Friday at 5:02 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • I dunno. I'm an uncommon, atypical American who is above average in intelligence.  I don't speak redundancy.


    Answer by Anonymous at 5:05 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • We could all chip in and send him one of these.


    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:10 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • Notpanicking--

    We're gonna have to all chip in...those shirts cost more than my $13 stimulus check!!! LOL

    Answer by LoriKeet at 5:16 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • I tend to think of myself as a regular American.

    Answer by zianneaaliyah at 5:22 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • It's all a moot point because there will be no one saving anything when all these ghost taxes go into effect.
    Anyway, how does a typical American save for retirement. We have a 401k we contribute to that is shrinking as well as an inheritance which was taxed out the wazoo because it was my FIL retirement savings.
    I thought that was pretty much how it was done.
    I must be wrong because with Obama and his croonies coming out everyday speaking, the market is dropping like a rock.
    He must have something else in mind.

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 6:12 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • I don't think I'm typical or average. Guess I'm screwed

    Answer by lovinangels at 6:27 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • I say we send him one in the color " Asphalt" . Cause it's all his Dumb Asphalt. hehe

    Answer by akinbottom2 at 6:56 PM on Mar. 3, 2009