29 Jul '11, 11pm

SustainableBusiness.com General News - China Puts US on eBay ... fuerte lo que se viene

Thanks to Andy Borowitz for this great laugh!! Have a great weekend. BEIJING (The Borowitz Report ) - Showing its impatience with the debt ceiling stalemate in Washington, China today took the extraordinary step of putting the United States of America on eBay. Officials at the online auction site said they believed it was the first time a major Western nation had been listed for sale there "if you don't count Greece." In Beijing, the Chinese Finance Ministry said that it had considered waiting until August 2 to see if the US would ever pay back its multitrillion-dollar obligations, but ultimately decided to cut its losses. "We think we'll attract a buyer on eBay," the Ministry said. "Say what you will about the US, it's still one of the top fifty countries in the world." The sales listing for the US contains some interesting information, such as China's description of the ...

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