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libslayer Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 12:47 AM
Proving once again that there are some ideas so stupid, only liberals could believe them. I at first thought this must be a joke, but I was wrong. But nadler has a bright future as obama's new economics czar. Leftist. Clueless. Arrogant. The requirements for Obama advisors. Fat Nad fits the bill.
George257 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 6:29 AM
And if obama doesn't need him any more, maybe zimbabwe could do with a new economics minister. Come to think of it, even zim has been forced to become more responsible than that.

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...