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Money for nuthin….

So let me get this straight, some 250 folks were trusting (nay, let’s be honest, greedy and stupid) enough to loan money to a Ponzi scheme in the hopes of making astonishing returns on those loans and when the scumbag operating it finally ran out of suckers and money and the game collapsed, these 250 …

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Data Point – Govt doesn’t like you giving your money away without getting a cut

Sounds like the Mafia, right – “a cut”.  But what other takeaway can there be to this but that Govt wants us to be less charitable – but they want more: In 2012: you can give a tax-free gift of up to $13,000 per person. If you’re married, you and your spouse can each make …

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Blogosphere Line of the Day – on Greed

From Instapundit “A higher form of justice” translates as “give me the money regardless of the law.” “Greedy” means “you won’t give me what I want, just because it’s yours, not mine.” So Occupyish…yet from Sweden.  Or, the DNC / Obama Administration for that matter  

Internet Doodlings – Greenies want more, don’t like I’m pointing out we’re broke

Congress, Please Don’t Cut Funding for Bike and Pedestrian Programs In the U.S., cities and states provide most of the funds for bike and pedestrians developments, but the federal government also provides essential funds without which many very important projects wouldn’t have been possible. The previous transportation bill, which was signed into law in 2005 …

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