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From the Spam Files

Hello, I am a Capt Melvin Scarbo Jr. commanding 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment with the United States and Britain Coalition Force in Afghanistan. Due the decision by our Government to withdraw our troops from Afghanistan & Iraq. I have decided to quit the Marines. Our Captain must be a most impressive man to be in … Continue reading »

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On Gullibility

Found in our inbox this morning: From: UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION <info@un.org> To: Recipients <info@un.org>; Subject: SCAMMED BENEFICIARIES ONLY UNITED NATIONS/ WORLD BANK COMPENSATION UNITAttention: Beneficiary, How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? We write to bring to your notice that We have been meeting for the passed 7 months which … Continue reading »

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Financial Advice

“…signing a negotiable instrument is probably better than holding up a liquor store, or other forms of armed robbery.” –Prof. Harrall

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Accidental Truth of the Day

JOFFE: Look, if you ask me, as an economist -as a cold-hearted economist – I would say we should never have gotten into the Euro. But now we have it. If we start fiddling with it, it’s like fiddling with a nuclear weapon. We just don’t know when it will go off and what kind … Continue reading »

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Why Importing Drugs Hurts Us

(Originally posted 12 Jul 2004, on a previous incarnation of this site.) I was reading an article today discussing a bill that would ban the import of cut-rate drugs from other countries. Specifically, the author hinted that those who oppose importing drugs (namely the Bush administration) are selling out their constituents health in favor of … Continue reading »

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Out of Gas

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/cctv-at-petrol-stations-will-automatically-stop-758518 Cameras at petrol stations will automatically stop uninsured or untaxed vehicles from being filled with fuel, under new government plans. Downing Street officials hope the hi-tech system will crack down on the 1.4million motorists who drive without insurance. Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras are already fitted in thousands of petrol station forecourts. Drivers … Continue reading »

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Best description of the Fed we’ve heard in ages: “Benny and the Inkjets.”

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