Israel's economy is in a bad way, inflation is getting higher and immigrants
are flooding in from all over the world. Problems, problems, problems, but
what should they do? So the Knesset holds a special session to come up with
After several hours of talk without progress one member, Yitzhak, stands up
and says "Quiet everyone, I've got it, I've got the solution to all our
problems. We'll declare war on the United States."
Everyone starts shouting at once. "You're nuts! That's crazy!"
"Hear me out!" says Yitzhak. "We declare war. We lose. The United States
does what she always does when she defeats a country. She rebuilds
everything; our highways, airports, shipping ports, schools, hospitals,
factories, and loans us money, and sends us food aid. Our problems would be
"Sure," says Benny, another minister, "that's if we lose. But what if we