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Jan. 14, 2009 at 11:34am

Scout's Economic Stimulus Plan

Facilitate Short-term Economic Relief in T-Town

All Americans are feeling the economic pinch, trickle down effect, and fall-out of the economic miasma created by Freddie Joe and Fannie Jean (or fill in one of various Ponzi schemes or fraudulent practices committed by the bank industry and financial markets being laid at the feet of the American taxpayer). You, Joe or Josephine Six-Pack, Feed Tacoma Blogger Extraordinaire, can do your part to help improve the local economy in a small but most significant way.

Step up today only and participate in Scout's Economic Stimulus Plan. Here's how it works:

Tonight there is a social "Love Tacoma" event at Maxwell's. There has been a recent flurry of blogging, mathematical calculations, and programming using ancient code to entice everyone of any age to come to the event - the emphasis being "you're only as old as you feel". Old people like Scout have been warmly encouraged on Exit133 to come tonight.

Scout would love to go to Maxwell's tonight but the weakened economy has directly affected her. The spa tenants in her building broke an iron clad lease without warning and set up a new business two miles up the street under a new name 'cause they got cheaper rent (read WEASELS), which slashed her monthly income by more than $3,000 a month. Unfortunately the bank still expects her to pay the mortgage on her building. Therefore her social funds have been drastically reduced.

Here's where you can do your part: Sign up here and you can make a direct impact on Scout's economic and social world and lift her dragging spirit by agreeing to buy her one glass of wine tonight at Maxwell's.

You may ask what's in it for me? Besides obviously helping the poor economy, you will insure Scout's appearance at Maxwell's where you can enjoy her company!

P.S. Scout will be the attractive ?????-something woman without a wallet or purse.

comments [15]  |  posted under events, love-fest, Maxwell's, Scout, Tacoma


by NineInchNachos on 1/14/2009 @ 12:45pm
this is your big chance Mofo from the Hood!

by izenmania on 1/14/2009 @ 1:14pm


by Altered Chords on 1/14/2009 @ 1:21pm
I will purchase 1 glass of wine for Scout at Maxwell's this evening.

In exchange for this glass of vino, Scout is obligated to make Altered Chords laugh.

I hope more people show up than showed up for my new running club last night.

by Altered Chords on 1/14/2009 @ 2:36pm
Is this really Tina Fey posing as Scout?

by scout on 1/14/2009 @ 2:43pm
Well I hope this is not a harbinger of Obama's economic stimulus package!

The FT response here reflects the economy...... dismal, indeed.

Thank you for your support, Altered Chords.

At this rate I will have to take a sip of wine an hour to adequately engage in proper schmoozing.

by Dave_L on 1/14/2009 @ 2:50pm
I�m glad �Chords stepped up because I have a fear of commitment. A school performance (not mine) will make it unlikely I can attend. Altered, if you buy a second wine, I�ll pay you back at LIBOR reference interest rate (I learned that from NPR). Perhaps I can make the FT after-hours party if there�s no curfew. Altered, you might get more attendance if you make it a drinking club, with the running part in the fine print. Tuesdays are still bad for me though. BTW, we now know the best-dressed one is probably Crenshaw.

by scout on 1/14/2009 @ 3:27pm
Things are looking up - I'm wondering...

what about corporate sponsorship?.

Well, I'm off to the YMCA to work out with my imaginary, but well-dressed, friends.

by Mofo from the Hood on 1/14/2009 @ 3:37pm
I nominate NineInchNachos to represent the "Genteel Escort" suitable for scout.

by NineInchNachos on 1/14/2009 @ 5:48pm
I don't go out.
I don't stimulate.

I'm trying to crush the system

you need to step up mofo

by fredo on 1/14/2009 @ 6:51pm
I won't be able to meet for a drink but I do have a thought which might help address your need for economic stimulus.

Most "iron-clad" leases have a provision which describes the remedy which will be enforced if either party breaks the lease. I wouldn't hesitate to read that document and see what was agreed to. I've been on both sides of these agreements and can't imagine anyone just walking away scot free.

Good luck in 2009 and toast one for your old bud, "fredo"

by Dave_L on 1/15/2009 @ 12:53am
So how was it? Lights were out by the time I got there. Went down the hill for a Swithwick's but was afraid to push the buzzer next door. 'Chords, I heard you were gigging at Maxwell's?

by scout on 1/15/2009 @ 10:49am
I missed you Dave L. My hopes were high but I know those school events very well - they have to take priority, you are a good Dad.

by Altered Chords on 1/15/2009 @ 3:33pm
I do not have any gigs scheduled at Maxwells. Perhaps my very loud drunken "singing" was mis-interpreted by another innebriated soul who "loves Tacoma"

by Dave_L on 1/15/2009 @ 4:48pm
I think I misunderstood our mutual friend over the cell phone. Or maybe he couldn't see through the cigar smoke upstairs. Or your explanation may be correct.

by Altered Chords on 1/15/2009 @ 5:07pm
You're sure it was "cigar" smoke?