Charlie Chan and the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Dollar

As the value of the dollar continues to decline, that legendary Honolulu police detective of yesteryear, Charlie Chan, is summoned to question several persons-of-interest.With his Number Three Son, Tommy, Chan enters the plush, mahogany paneled meeting room at the Department of the Treasury where several likely suspects await. In the center of a conference table, inside a tamper-proof glass box, is a single dollar bill that appears to be smaller than normal. We listen in on the conversation:Vice President Joe Biden: Welcome to America, Charlie. I've heard so much about your restaurant in Honolulu. I love cashew chicken, myself. Sure glad you could join this Spring into Recovery celebration. You know, Charlie, I'm on record as saying that we have to spend money so we don't go bankrupt. Now, by that I mean we... Chan: Honorable Vice President, excuse please. Humbly request you get everyone take-out lunch from Chinese Restaurant down block. (Biden agrees and leaves on his...(Read Full Article)