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    Bailout 419 Letter

    Dear American:
    I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude.
    I am Ministry of the Treasury of the Republic of America. My country has had crisis that has caused the need for large transfer of funds of 800 billion dollars US. If you would assist me in this transfer, it would be most profitable to you.
    I am working with Mr. Phil Gram, lobbyist for UBS, who will be my replacement as Ministry of the Treasury in January. As a Senator, you may know him as the leader of the American banking deregulation movement in the 1990s. This transactin is 100% safe.
    This is a matter of great urgency. We need a blank check. We need the funds as quickly as possible. We cannot directly transfer these funds in the names of our close friends because we are constantly under surveillance. My family lawyer advised me that I should look for a reliable and trustworthy person who will act as a next of kin so the funds can be transferred.
    Please reply with all of your bank account, IRA and college fund account numbers and those of your children and grandchildren to wallstreetbailout@treasury.gov so that we may transfer your commission for this transaction. After I receive that information, I will respond with detailed information about safeguards that will be used to protect the funds.
    Yours Faithfully Minister of Treasury Paulson
    "(A)ll experience (has) shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But, when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object, evinces a design to reduce (the people) under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security."
    Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence

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    rofl
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Hey, I've won the UK lottery I don't know how many times. The next time they email me I'll forward it to you.
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    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    T-Shirt Guy ehidle's Avatar
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    I'd laugh if this were actually funny. People need to take this financial crisis more seriously, or at least understand how close to complete world economic collapse we actually are...
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    WW3, here we come....
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    WW3, here we come....
    A WW is what it took to get us out of the Great Depression, and this is worse than that was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ehidle View Post
    I'd laugh if this were actually funny. People need to take this financial crisis more seriously, or at least understand how close to complete world economic collapse we actually are...
    Take it to P&R, this is Foo, nothing is serious.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Take it to P&R, this is Foo, nothing is serious.
    He started it...
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