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Old 08-27-2010, 02:47 PM   #1
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Bernanke's revelation

This is almost unbelievable.

U.S. Economy Grinds To Halt As Nation Realizes Money Just A Symbolic, Mutually Shared Illusion | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

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"It's just an illusion," a wide-eyed Bernanke added as he removed bills from his wallet and slowly spread them out before him. "Just look at it: Meaningless pieces of paper with numbers printed on them. Worthless."
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"Just look at it: Meaningless pieces of paper with numbers printed on them. Worthless."
Cool. Then I'll take ten million of 'em.
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I take it you don't read "The Onion" too often...

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Cool. Then I'll take ten million of 'em.
Ziggy, why hold back?
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Cool. Then I'll take ten million of 'em.
Shoot, I'll settle for whatever he has in his wallet.
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This is almost unbelievable.
That's what "The Onion" is...for sure.
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I take it you don't read "The Onion" too often...
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This is almost unbelievable.
You want unbelievable, try reading "The Lords of Finance" about the 1920s bankers who defended the gold standard to their deaths. Literally.

If that book is any indication then Bernanke appears to be one of the few who's actually learned from history instead of repeating it.
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The Onion is great.
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