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E Pluribus Platinum

Fooling Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 10:15 AM
We are governed by Savages, from Obama to Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi. These people would do better in the Congo. Another great piece.
Fooling Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 10:17 AM
I would add that these "people" are not just savages, but witch doctors. They want a few magic words to make everything better with the currency and our economy. Mystics.

And they make fun of Christians and Nancy Reagan's astrology weirdness (strange as the latter was)?

Give me a break. Is there Irony when such foolish Savages mock Christians?

Part of the Caroline chain of islands Yap was first a colony of Spain before Germany took control. The island had many unique qualities, including its people, dress, caste system, and money. In fact, to this day Yap (now part of federation of Micronesian countries) is probably best known for their currency and scuba diving.

The good folks of Yap use stones ranging in size, up to 12 feet in diameter as money. These circular slates were brought in from surrounding islands, often on makeshift rafts and small boats.

Legend has it, 500 years ago after getting lost at sea a...