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Old 03-06-2006, 10:05 AM   #21
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I dont hold anything against anna nicole.

Her granddaughter when i'm 90 and a billionaire? I might have something to hold against her...

The old guy wanted to impress everyone with his young wife, and feel a little younger himself before he passed. He was willing to compensate for the pleasure. Nobody got hurt. The son got more money than any other 50 people will every see pass through their hands in their lifetimes. Other than that, it probably wasnt anyone elses business.
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Re: For Some, Money Can Be a Curse
Old 03-07-2006, 04:34 AM   #22
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Martha,
That gets into the whole states' rights issue. and whether the United States as a whole should be more powerful than the individual states.
Didn't one of the amendments to the Constitution specifically limit the rights of the federal gov't to those specifically granted in the Constitution?
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I dont hold anything against anna nicole.
aren't you supposed to say "more's the pity" at the end of that?*
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No, I dont think so. As a prospective 90 year old billionaire, I will probably find nothing unfortunate about it.

My son might be a bit peeved to receive half of his inheritance, but maybe there'll be a great-great-granddaughter around for him to make time with when he's 90.
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Hey, if I live to be 90 and have a $billion and am capable of enjoying that kind of company, what the H-E-double-hockey-stick else am I going to spend money on? Charity begins at home.
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Lottery winnings in Canada are tax-free (in Canada--Uncle Sam has his own ideas).

If I ever win (Yeah, I buy a couple tickets a month), I am going to disappear. Maybe disappear in place, but definitely become invisible. Then sort things out.

I think we used to have a lottery winner on this board.
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