New book “Everything Obama Knows About the Economy” is completely blank

posted at 12:45 pm on December 20, 2011 by Tina Korbe

Tennessee banker Jimmy Moncrief just self-published his first book — a 150-page stunner called “Everything Obama Knows About the Economy.” Those who buy it won’t have much to read: Every page of the book is blank. No matter: Moncrief has already sold hundreds of copies as Christmas gag gifts.

The Daily Caller’s Alex Pappas, with more:

Moncrief said the book was inspired by a similar gag book from Sheridan Simove, who wrote a 200-page bestselling collection of blank pages called: “What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex.”

He self-published the book and sells it on Amazon and on his website. He describes the book as “a humorous talking point” that “can also be used very effectively as a notebook.” A couple cigar shops in Chattanooga are also carrying them, Moncrief said.

“Where I live, there’s just so much hatred for Obama,” said Moncrief, an independent voter who says he doesn’t support any GOP candidate this cycle.

“I like capitalism so I was like, ‘how can I make money off this.’ It’s just a funny gift, you know? I just wanted to get people to laugh,” he said.

If that doesn’t show the beauty of capitalism, I don’t know what does.

Here, he presents his authorial interpretation of his own work. Brilliant.


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VDH nails him good too.

Schadenfreude on December 20, 2011 at 12:47 PM

Pretty lame really.

CW on December 20, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Bullseye!

RRR4VR on December 20, 2011 at 12:48 PM

He knows a lot about the economy. You have to know about it in order to destroy it.

angryed on December 20, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Should have printed it on toilet paper.

CurtZHP on December 20, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Heh. Not bad. Too bad it wasn’t bound in such a way that would make it useful as a journal or some such.

selderane on December 20, 2011 at 12:49 PM

I think he was being generous to obozo.

Flange on December 20, 2011 at 12:49 PM

Odd as it seems, this book is pure plagiarism.

Shy Guy on December 20, 2011 at 12:49 PM

If that doesn’t

Pet rock project, with a different cover

There are always enough fools to buy something. Invent and sell to them. It is immoral to allow a fool to keep his/her money.

What prevents any of the smart ones to print this out in any way, wrap it up as a gift…with same smirking effect?

Alas, sell, sell, sell. Fools deserve no less.

Schadenfreude on December 20, 2011 at 12:50 PM

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1211/70684.html

he proclaims himself the 4th best president.

Behind Lincoln FDR & LBJ.

PappyD61 on December 20, 2011 at 12:50 PM

He knows a lot about the economy. You have to know about it in order to destroy it.

I beg to differ. It’s when you think you know a lot about the economy when you really know nothing that the real damage gets done.

Socratease on December 20, 2011 at 12:51 PM

Either that or the Chia Obama. :)

Paul-Cincy on December 20, 2011 at 12:51 PM

Duh, on self…repost

If that doesn’t show the beauty of capitalism, I don’t know what does.

Pet rock project, with a different cover

There are always enough fools to buy something. Invent and sell to them. It is immoral to allow a fool to keep his/her money.

What prevents any of the smart ones to print this out in any way, wrap it up as a gift…with same smirking effect?

Alas, sell, sell, sell. Fools deserve no less.

Schadenfreude on December 20, 2011 at 12:51 PM

he proclaims himself the 4th best president.

Behind Lincoln FDR & LBJ.

PappyD61 on December 20, 2011 at 12:50 PM

Update: now that Kim Jung Il died under his monarchy he has elevated himself to 2nd place.

Schadenfreude on December 20, 2011 at 12:53 PM

Good for a chuckle, but it’s not accurate.

Everything Obama knows about the economy can really be found here:

The Road to Socialism USA

Seriously.

That’s the gameplan/playbook that Obama, Pelosi, and Reid play by.

ITguy on December 20, 2011 at 12:53 PM

a 150-page stunner called “Everything Obama Knows About the Economy.” Those who buy it won’t have much to read: Every page of the book is blank.

LMAO – Factually correct and an easy read!!

(wish I’d heard of this early enough to buy several for my Lib buddies as Christmas Presents.))

Tim_CA on December 20, 2011 at 12:53 PM

Well, I intend to buy one and fill up all those empty pages with my own notes on what he knows about running the military.

hawkdriver on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

I bought the audiobook.

Red Cloud on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

A) Why didn’t I think of this? Doh!

B) Already out of stock on Amazon.com.

parke on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

I bought a couple of Obama jigsaw puzzles with big orange “75% Off” stickers on them for the Kool Aid chuggers in the family.

forest on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

I bought the audiobook.

Red Cloud on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Classic!

Tim_CA on December 20, 2011 at 12:56 PM

There actually should be some text in the book. Chapter One: How to screw up the economy for year. He’s got that one nailed.

Minnfidel on December 20, 2011 at 12:56 PM

I actually did laugh out loud.

ButterflyDragon on December 20, 2011 at 12:57 PM

I can’t wait for the whole set:

What Obama knows about Foreign Policy
What Obama knows about Ettiquete

etc.

portlandon on December 20, 2011 at 12:58 PM

The Perfect Gag/Deflector gift! I must buy one for a friend of mine. He will die laughing!

upinak on December 20, 2011 at 12:58 PM

Obama is a committed Communist. He knows EXACTLY what he is doing. To attribute his conduct to stupidity or ignorance is to ignore this extreme danger to our country:

State control.

Obama knows EXACTLY what he’s doing. Keep repeating that.

OhEssYouCowboys on December 20, 2011 at 12:58 PM

He should have included 365 blank pages, turned into a 2012 agenda of how to get rid of Obama.

Steve Z on December 20, 2011 at 12:59 PM

Brevity is the soul of wit.

Rich H on December 20, 2011 at 12:59 PM

Jimmy Moncrief my have gotten this idea from my uncle. Years ago he made a sack of money selling blank VHS tapes labeled “Historical Highlights from Vanderbilt Football.” They sold all over Tennessee.

flyfisher on December 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM

The guy is an obvious racist because each of those blank pages was WHITE! I mean, how obvious can you get? /s

tommyboy on December 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM

I bought the audiobook.

Red Cloud on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Actually , in today’s venaculur:
I downloaded the app and it takes up no space on my iPhone

ConservativePartyNow on December 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM

Heard it comes with a companion volume “Everything Joe Biden Knows About Foreign Policy.”

pilamaye on December 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM

I bought the audiobook.

Red Cloud on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

You wins the internets.

The Rogue Tomato on December 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM

He knows a lot about the economy. You have to know about it in order to destroy it.

I beg to differ. It’s when you think you know a lot about the economy when you really know nothing that the real damage gets done.

Socratease on December 20, 2011 at 12:51 PM

Agreed. I doubt the bull knows much about fine china while destroying the shop…

SteveInRTP on December 20, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Agreed. I doubt the bull knows much about fine china while destroying the shop…

SteveInRTP on December 20, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Heh.

Perfect.

Tim_CA on December 20, 2011 at 1:03 PM

I think it gives him too much credit…..

dentarthurdent on December 20, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Should have bound it backwards, too.

TexasDan on December 20, 2011 at 1:03 PM

I can’t wait for the whole set:

What Obama knows about Foreign Policy
What Obama knows about Ettiquete

etc.

portlandon on December 20, 2011 at 12:58 PM

Fraud, a story about a boy who became a man with the help of other people’s money!

upinak on December 20, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Is it available on Kindle???…

PatriotRider on December 20, 2011 at 1:05 PM

There was a similar book in German on what to say at a chess tournament. All the pages were blank, except for the phrase “Halt’s Maul”. (Be Quiet)

Paul-Cincy on December 20, 2011 at 1:05 PM

Fraud, a story about a boy who became a man with the help of other people’s money!

upinak on December 20, 2011 at 1:04 PM

I like it.

I think you got a winner there.

portlandon on December 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

So easy to read, even Eric Holder might actually read it.

Socratease on December 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

I bought the Obama Family paper dolls, thinking I would give them as a gag gift, but I just couldn’t give them up. It’s too fun to put Malia’s clothes on Barry.

BettyRuth on December 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

While I enjoy the saying (in a joking way) “People who think they know everything are a real pain in the butt to those of us who really do…”; it’s unfortunate for us that Obama seems to really believe that.

dentarthurdent on December 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

I keep telling people that the first chapter of Thomas Sowell’s book “Basic Economics” will teach them more about economics than Obama has ever learned.

backwoods conservative on December 20, 2011 at 1:07 PM

I like it.

I think you got a winner there.

portlandon on December 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

well, I think it will be a smash hit with the socialists and communists around the country!

upinak on December 20, 2011 at 1:08 PM

So easy to read, even Eric Holder might actually read it.
Socratease on December 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

But he would deny under oath having ever seen it….

dentarthurdent on December 20, 2011 at 1:08 PM

I bought the audiobook.

Red Cloud on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

It even works for deaf people!

backwoods conservative on December 20, 2011 at 1:08 PM

I got the autographed copy.

For $3.00 extra he’ll sign them with invisible ink.

BacaDog on December 20, 2011 at 1:08 PM

I think it might make a good prop in the hands of campaigning GOP candidates.

And I’d used it as a basis for a demand to see Obama’s transcripts. Frankly, I don’t care about his grades. I want to see the classes he took. I bet we won’t be surprised, but it might be eye-opening to our friends, the independents.

BuckeyeSam on December 20, 2011 at 1:09 PM

I first saw this book published as “The Complete Book of German Humor”. Being of mostly German heritage and a true American my first thought was “who can I sue”. My second thought was why didn’t I think of this? In any case this publication comes across as a comprehensive study of obama’s economic understanding.

chicken thief on December 20, 2011 at 1:09 PM

I bought the audiobook.

Red Cloud on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

You paid way too much.

Electrongod on December 20, 2011 at 1:11 PM

Who says Obama isn’t stimulating the economy and encouraging entrepreneurs :) I wish I had thought of that book.

simkeith on December 20, 2011 at 1:12 PM

Damn! This idea should have been mine.

St Gaudens on December 20, 2011 at 1:13 PM

It would be truly awesome if this book made it to the top of the NYT best sellers list!

Happy Nomad on December 20, 2011 at 1:14 PM

Can I get the Spanish version?
….oh wait…

Electrongod on December 20, 2011 at 1:15 PM

I’m sure some lame Dem will find it offensive and have it removed from stores just like those Obama mints.

vcferlita on December 20, 2011 at 1:16 PM

I want the paint by color version… huh, doesn’t exist yet. Okay, how about the coloring book version… huh, never thought of? Okay so how about the pop-up book…. can’t find the right sequence to make the book?

upinak on December 20, 2011 at 1:19 PM

Can I get the Spanish version?
….oh wait…
Electrongod on December 20, 2011 at 1:15 PM

Lucky for you it actually is printed in both English and Spanish…..

dentarthurdent on December 20, 2011 at 1:20 PM

Uncultured, unsophisticated, low-brow, self-preening oiks like Obama are essentially incapable of appreciating their degree of ignorance.

As the song says:

“I’m headed for the bottom,
and I’m riding you all the way”

TwoShortPlanks on December 20, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Pretty lame really.

CW on December 20, 2011 at 12:48 PM

What, the book or O’s knowledge of the economy?

Finbar on December 20, 2011 at 1:22 PM

Can I get the Spanish version?
….oh wait…

Electrongod on December 20, 2011 at 1:15 PM

Oh…you mean “Todos Obama Sabe Acera de la Economia”?

It’s equally riveting.

Tim_CA on December 20, 2011 at 1:22 PM

The nice thing about it is that you don’t miss a thing by skipping to the last page.

Dusty on December 20, 2011 at 1:23 PM

Heh, sold out at Amazon.com

petefrt on December 20, 2011 at 1:25 PM

Me thinks Moncrief is going to get a visit from the irs on this, maybe the epa for not using recycled paper making the book? We can’t have anyone make money with bho in charge can we? Seriously, I hope Moncrief make millions.
L

letget on December 20, 2011 at 1:27 PM

As Reagan said, “It’s not that our liberal friends know nothing, it is that so much that they know is not so.”

0bama knows that trillion dollar plus deficits grow the economy, draconian regulations promote small business and employment, and skyrocketing energy prices help the middle class.

jukin3 on December 20, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Ladies and Gentleman,

I give you the “pet rock” of the decade.

Capt_Nemo on December 20, 2011 at 1:28 PM

Does the book come with a USB port for a teleprompter?

stefanslaw on December 20, 2011 at 1:38 PM

Heh, sold out at Amazon.com

petefrt on December 20, 2011 at 1:25 PM

Gotta love the “click to take a peek inside” button.
It really brightens up the room with the warm glow of white light from my monitor.

Electrongod on December 20, 2011 at 1:39 PM

It’s a coloring book!

Kini on December 20, 2011 at 1:40 PM

Well, I intend to buy one and fill up all those empty pages with my own notes on what he knows about running the military.

hawkdriver on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Hehe. While I didn’t have as many years in as some of you, I have more than Obama does…

Pancho on December 20, 2011 at 1:43 PM

New book “Everything Obama Knows About the Economy” is completely blank

The book has accurately depicted the inner workings of his brain.

rukiddingme on December 20, 2011 at 1:46 PM

will look good next to my obama chia pet

acyl72 on December 20, 2011 at 1:47 PM

I saw something similar here

wryteacher on December 20, 2011 at 1:56 PM

That book must have some very fine print in invisible ink to get it all down in just 150 pages

Guest1.1 on December 20, 2011 at 2:01 PM

Is it available on Kindle???…

PatriotRider on December 20, 2011 at 1:05 PM

Yes. It has 57 Chapters.

derft on December 20, 2011 at 2:03 PM

Is there 150 pages of, toilet tissue type paper?
BEST SELLER!

KOOLAID2 on December 20, 2011 at 2:03 PM

Is there a Kindle version?

corncat on December 20, 2011 at 2:05 PM

(Dammit! First rule of teh inturwebs. Make sure nobody already posed the same joke.)

corncat on December 20, 2011 at 2:06 PM

I made something nearly identical for my father for Christmas when Clinton was president.-A blank book with the cover stating something like Bill Clinton’s Greatest Accomplishments. I made up quotes from Time and other magazines as well. ” A masterful summary of Clinton’s work to date” and similar comments to add to the back cover. It was his favorite present. He showed all his friends.

Little did I realize that Clinton would soon appear to be a political genius compared to the Lyin’ Hawaiian.

talkingpoints on December 20, 2011 at 2:14 PM

VDH nails him good too.

Schadenfreude on December 20, 2011 at 12:47 PM

Boom!

Full page ad in the NYT?

herm2416 on December 20, 2011 at 2:19 PM

Could have been environmentally conscious and held the blank page count down to “1″.

GarandFan on December 20, 2011 at 2:26 PM

I bought a couple of Obama jigsaw puzzles with big orange “75% Off” stickers on them for the Kool Aid chuggers in the family.

forest on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Last weekend I was in K-Mart and saw that they still have plenty of Chia 0bamas.

They’d make great targets for the sportsmen on your Christmas list!

UltimateBob on December 20, 2011 at 2:27 PM

The book gives Obummer too much credit.

Conservchik on December 20, 2011 at 2:31 PM

This and Obamanopoly: The Game makes my Christmas shopping complete!

Roy Rogers on December 20, 2011 at 2:35 PM

I just finished the book….in a few seconds.

vpaddy123 on December 20, 2011 at 2:35 PM

Reposting from previous related comments on Facebook [with editions/additions] ~

November 13 2011

Nothing wrong with Congressmen Gingrich and West and Cain [and other fine Republicans such as Ron Paul]

I do, however, repost a related comment

I did not bother to watch, as I have not watched any political speech since 2008, because none of these figures are of any importance or relevance in that not one of them knows how to or will save America economically

There is only one candidate who even says he can and has a specific way to save America who has therefore been excluded from the sight and hearing of the voters by the major political parties and media:

Me

John W Stevenson

http://www.johnwstevenson.com

November 15 2011

!. Get me on the ballot
2. Vote for me
Or continue with the ruination of America
John W Stevenson

http://www.johnwstevenson.com

PS My Facebook Profile page is in the same name as here John W Stevenson. Haha! be sure to get the right one

I have just announced there the formative stages of a movie of my life story and Call for assistances and Angels to help me pull it together, nope it is not a political puff piece for myself, one of the purposes is to raise funds sufficient to pay for my two smart, tiny photogenic “Daughters” in The Philippines to attend university

John W Stevenson on December 20, 2011 at 2:35 PM

Hey, Obummer, how’s that Hoax and Charades working for ya? sarc/off

Conservchik on December 20, 2011 at 2:41 PM

This book is a good idea, but I must say I know how it could be made even better. You know those little record thingies they have in greeting cards where when you open them some message is played? Well what if every page of “What Obama Knows About the Economy was blank EXCEPT right in the middle, where they have one of those things so when you open to that page you get a bunch of fart sounds?

radjah shelduck on December 20, 2011 at 2:46 PM

Awesomesauce. So when does it come out for the Kindle?

MelonCollie on December 20, 2011 at 2:46 PM

Obviously, the pages should have been mulatto, not white, but otherwise this book is 100% accurate.

Pork-Chop on December 20, 2011 at 2:49 PM

Did Bill Ayers write it?

steebo77 on December 20, 2011 at 2:53 PM

Schadenfreude on December 20, 2011 at 12:51 PM

I am just kicking myself over this missed opportunity. That said, just add me to the list of fools. I’ll probably buy at least one to add to my collection.

The War Planner on December 20, 2011 at 3:02 PM

I read this – the plot’s exactly like “Everything Al Gore Knows About Science.”

Marxism is for dummies on December 20, 2011 at 3:03 PM

Well, I intend to buy one and fill up all those empty pages with my own notes on what he knows about runining the military.

hawkdriver on December 20, 2011 at 12:55 PM

More accurate…

affenhauer on December 20, 2011 at 3:05 PM

Genius! And if you still don’t think this is a great example of capitalism, I just checked on Amazon and it’s already (temporarily) out of stock! Well done, Jimmy!

Jallenwilco on December 20, 2011 at 3:08 PM

It’s ranking #3,389 in Books on Amazon. Not bad.

Alana on December 20, 2011 at 3:12 PM

Should be 300 blank pages, but otherwise accurate.

Anominous on December 20, 2011 at 3:14 PM

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