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Beta Testing QE 4 - "Large Amount" Of $100 Bills Stolen From Federal Reserve

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A month ago, just before the launch of QEternity, we caught a rare glimpse of what may be the beta test of one of the Fed's latest ploys in "unconventional monetary easing" when bank robbers decided to throw money out of their car in central LA during a police pursuit. Today, a month later, and 4 weeks after Bernanke's latest open-ended monetary easing, incorrectly reference virtually everywhere as QE3 (as Twist has had more flow impact on the market than QE 1 and 2 combined) has proven to be, at least so far, an absolute failure, we learn what perhaps may be an even more "effective" approach to juicing the monetary supply with quite literally brand new, freshly printed Benjamins (the Franklin varietal; the Bernanke will have one or more separator commas). From AP: "Federal authorities are warning merchants to be on the lookout for stolen $100 bills that aren't supposed to go into circulation until next year. The bills were stolen from an airplane that landed in Philadelphia from Dallas Thursday morning. The plane had been transporting money from the Federal Reserve facility in Dallas."

Of course, anyone who has seen airplanes carrying Fed cargo, knows that robbing the ultra secretive GLD warehouse in London of all of its tungsten gold is child's play by comparison. And yet this is just what officially happened. Not only that but the stolen shipment is of $100 bills that will be introduced into circulation next year, giving counterfeiters a solid head start on preparations to further assist the Fed in diluting the US currency in circulation which as per the H.6 continues to rise by about $3 billion per week, and $90 billion per year and rising fast, clocking in at a record $1.074 trillion at last check.

So while the good news from the above is that the Fed will not be adopting the EUR in its plot to completely destroy the US currency in order to inflate away Federal debt that is now rising at a pace of $2.33 for every new dollar in GDP, the bad news is that in order to qualify for what may be the harbinger of QEs to come, one needs to have a good tracker of cargo planes carrying currency cargo. Because apparently all one needs to take possession of said cargo going forward is to politely say "please."

h/t Nihilarian

 


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Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:53 | Link to Comment SHEEPFUKKER
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helicopter Ben turned airplane Ben. 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:07 | Link to Comment redpill
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Each iteration of our curreny ironically looks increasingly similar to Monopoly money.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:13 | Link to Comment Cistercian
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That's because it has just as much intrinsic value as monopoly money.

   So much FAIL........

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:15 | Link to Comment bania
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The thiefs are paying it forward.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:20 | Link to Comment Precious
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Benjamin Franklin, printer, Fed hero.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:26 | Link to Comment THX 1178
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This is the Gold-standard stuff for after our hyperinflationary debt-jubilee.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:36 | Link to Comment Almost Solvent
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That thing is UGLY. What the fizuck is that orange thingy, an inkwell or a helmet for special kids that ride the short bus?

If we're gonna color our bills, lets get some real fucking artwork on there instead of this blah shit.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:43 | Link to Comment phyuckyiu
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Obomney needs some fresh benji's for his all nite coke orgies with Reggie and frens at his new pad in Hawaii. Penny Pritzker can't get donors to pay for everything, sadly.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:30 | Link to Comment flacon
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Speaking of Monopoly money, I'm sure most of you have seen this already, if not, have a look:

 

http://imgace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/monopoly-money.jpg

 

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:43 | Link to Comment jeff montanye
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my favorite part?  that the thieves are inundated with cautions not to spend it until more are in circulation.  it's going to be hard though.  just think of the money they could make in the short term treasury market (one year: .18%).

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:01 | Link to Comment JPM Hater001
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So lets think about this.
A) the robbers had been setting this up for months and given that large amounts missing I see a pallet.
B) said pallets are now in the possession of someone(s) with sequentially numbered notes on paper that will scream fraud.
C) they aren't getting rid of these for years

So why rob them? I'm guessing melt value...these bitches have gold weave...

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:29 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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I go OT when it's pretty important, which I hope isn't too often, but Jim Rickards is claiming LIBORgate is on the cusp of bringing down the global banking system (I've never, ever heard of Rickards making wild claims or engaging in hyperbole before, he's not some lunatic fringe 'type,' and he's actually well-credentialed). I don't know if he's correct or not, but there have been some very bizarre & momentous meetings and scrambling by and of the IMF and other entities lately, as a result of some allegedly ominous alarm bells being sounded about financial systemic risk the world over:

 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

LIBOR Could Destroy the Banking System
"Investment banker and Wall Street insider James Rickards says the Libor rate rigging scandal "is the greatest fraud and greatest potential liability in history." He thinks rate rigging banks could be on the hook for "$2.5 trillion," and "The potential damages could destroy the banking system."
Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:50 | Link to Comment Dane Bramage
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FYI ~> Published on Jul 22, 2012 by

Unsure why Mr. Rickards just posted that to his blog today?

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:56 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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Nice catch. Rickards is a sharp guy, IMO, so maybe there's a reason he posted this up to his own blog today.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 01:11 | Link to Comment Dane Bramage
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Agreed (re:Rickards) & no idea either.  He didn't add any additional/new content.  It could be as benign as needing to fill some space on a slow blog.   I think he'd be better served by providing some clarification, either way (e.g. "this story originally aired on xx/xx/xx....") .

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 08:26 | Link to Comment thecoloredsky
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It says "Unnoficial tracking of his investment commentary"

Not Jim's blog.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 13:29 | Link to Comment fourchan
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Theives Must Wait Year Before Spending Hundreds

"no problem" say theives.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 14:21 | Link to Comment saturn
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Anyone knows when and where the next shipment is due? I want my share too!

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 13:20 | Link to Comment LayPersonWatchin
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Just think of all the money they could preserve if they bought SILVER

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 13:29 | Link to Comment fourchan
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lol that would be such a badass move!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:59 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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That image is classic, the colors match!!

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 20:29 | Link to Comment Tompooz
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and this ..."Like a disappearing Liberty Bell in an orange inkwell"

 

you could't make it up.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:28 | Link to Comment Raymond Reason
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Incredible

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 18:42 | Link to Comment Axenolith
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DUDE!  That's F***ED UP!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:53 | Link to Comment PersonalRespons...
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related, give it 60 seconds:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwwuZr6H1LQ

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:49 | Link to Comment cowdiddly
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Hummm... Strange, New money with an inkwell on it. How symbolically appropriate

Is this like a subliminal warning about what is fixing to happen or something?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:17 | Link to Comment zerozulu
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New $100 has an ink_well on it and new  inevitable $500 bill will have a printer on it.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:02 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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Wait until they come out with bills that update their denominations electronically...

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 10:16 | Link to Comment machineh
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Attention: your wallet has been frozen because of unauthorized purchases.

For your protection, your ebills have been redenominated to zero.

To reactivate them, you must present ID, submit fingerprints and five years of tax returns, and file a claim form.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:09 | Link to Comment Gloomy Gus
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The inkwell has a disappearing liberty bell inside it.  Even more warning of what is to come...

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 02:42 | Link to Comment Lore
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"The new bills have...a disappearing Liberty Bell..."

Appropos.

There are rumors of vast organized counterfeiting rings overseas.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:34 | Link to Comment Tapeworm
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kwitcherbitchin. Whaddyawant, a toner cartridge in place of the inkwell? ctrlP to ya

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 04:41 | Link to Comment Darth Rayne
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The orangey thingy is meant to represent gold leaf.

They are saying that $100 is equal in value to a very thin smear of gold.

 

1 ounce is about 2,000 leaves of gold at  3 inches square.

1 ounce would make 64,000 gold leaf covered bills.

So $100 * 64,000 = $6,400,000

The FED are telling you that gold will be valued at $6 million an ounce, soon.

 

You do the math.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:15 | Link to Comment JPM Hater001
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Ergo by extention at 16:1 silver is $375K an oz.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 10:33 | Link to Comment Boxed Merlot
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that orange thingy...

 

Gold ink. 

What kind of sick joke is this? 

These people have no conscience and are willing to justify their shameless, reckless and perverse deceit in broad daylight and are proud of it.

The emporer has no clothes, has been told he's stark-naked but is all the more proud because he believes he's Divine.  And the parade route continues to part and let him proceed as though he is.  I don't know who's crazier at this point.  Those that let him think he's divine are as sick as he is.

Reminds me of the recent show of Caligula.

  

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:23 | Link to Comment The Shootist
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Who would steal pieces of paper? What's the utility, kindling?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:56 | Link to Comment SafelyGraze
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and *creased* pieces of paper at that! 
http://www.federalreserve.gov/faqs/currency_12769.htm

sounds like this is a job for you-know-who 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Reserve_Police 

(although .. maybe it's a head-fake and the creased bills are the real ones)

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:52 | Link to Comment tlnzz
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Front running the Fed. in a new way.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 13:12 | Link to Comment Antifaschistische
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This is classic...only a fiat world creates post dated money. DONT SPEND IT TODAY! Its worthless? Wait until tomorrow, THEN its worth $100.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 22:57 | Link to Comment neidermeyer
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The thieves are en-route to the North Korean embassy...

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:13 | Link to Comment spastic_colon
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Yeah so basically about $250 worth of 2014 USD made it into circulation, so what, not inflationary.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:36 | Link to Comment indygo55
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Um, they were hundred dollar bills.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:51 | Link to Comment Sokhmate
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prolly this: $250 face value: $.01/benjie -> 25,000 benjies -> $2.5 billion.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:21 | Link to Comment bilbert
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Um, that was sarcasm...............

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 12:02 | Link to Comment TorchFire
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So what of the possibility that this "theft" is part of a campaign to undermine the new, high security laden $100 FRN so that the case can be made that in spite of all these new security features, dangerous "terrorist counterfeiters" pose a tremendous threat to America? What if the threat is made manifest with a deluge of strategically released fake currency which strikes fear in the public, just as the FED rolls out the new Benjamins? What if the cowardly sheeple run to the "safe haven" of a high tech e-dollar which "can never be threatened"? Psychology: the REAL WMD.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 14:21 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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my first thought, get the media coverage for stolen fiats, get all the banks, retail, moneychangers, etc. to worry over the problem, and eventually swoop in with the solution:  let's just keep your valuable "monies" in the system, no need to carry anything other than the REAL-iD on yer smart gadgetry, paper monies are so unnecessary in the new world. . .

also, the orange "disappearing Liberty" bellwether, nice touch.

 

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:30 | Link to Comment a growing concern
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I'm not that old, but $100 used to buy you a fair amount of stuff.  Now it'll buy you maybe a long sleeve shirt and a hamburger.  

 

Fuck you, Bernanke! (and Greenspan)

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:35 | Link to Comment A Lunatic
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The $100 is the new $20. Five hundred bucks buys what a hundred used to not so long ago.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:43 | Link to Comment nmewn
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Plus one.

It is, once and always, a monetary phenomenon.

"Not only that but the stolen shipment is of $100 bills that will be introduced into circulation next year, giving OTHER counterfeiters a solid head start on preparations to further assist the Fed in diluting the US currency in circulation..."

And fixed it for the Tylers ;-)

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 01:34 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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Plus one.

That was an excellent correction, good job!

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:22 | Link to Comment unununium
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More like 100 to 1.

You've heard the hundred referred to as a "buck," right?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:32 | Link to Comment Miss Expectations
Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:59 | Link to Comment SafelyGraze
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for those who are cautious about clickbait:

the image from missExpectations shows how the hues of the different denominations of currency match the hues of monopoly money

very nice

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:15 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Spooky

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:56 | Link to Comment Ness.
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I "call" banker!!  

 

Funny how the "banker" always seemed to win while playinig monopoly (TM).  

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:23 | Link to Comment RiverRoad
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Redpill:

Or our money looks increasingly like European currencies as we become just one more European coubtry.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:49 | Link to Comment HD
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Amazing they take such elaborate precautions to prevent counterfeiting, yet print digital dollars with wild abandon.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:15 | Link to Comment redpill
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They don't like competition.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:39 | Link to Comment knukles
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Und vat doest you zink, Dr. Freud?

Zey are paranoid schizophrenics.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:55 | Link to Comment infinity8
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like this?:

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:56 | Link to Comment infinity8
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ahhh, fuck it. still not cool enough to post pictures. . . as emily litella would say, "never mind".

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 07:22 | Link to Comment Svendblaaskaeg
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ahhh, fuck it. still not cool enough to post pictures.

Never mind, We get the picture

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 01:47 | Link to Comment Offthebeach
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The money is nothing. Its those little hat, boot and car. Those little place holders are valuable.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 08:10 | Link to Comment eftian
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Interesting analysis on the meaning of all the symbolism on the new 100 and how it relates to the coming gold standard...

 

http://www.roadtoroota.com/public/261.cfm

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 23:04 | Link to Comment GOLDTRADERRR
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The next printing will come on a roll and be labeled SINGLE PLY
At least it will have some functionality.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:32 | Link to Comment FL_Conservative
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Operation Cash & Scurry-us.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:39 | Link to Comment Freddie
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Obama stealing get out the vote money for his people.   He needws to win PA.  Yeah yeah - red team blue team but Obama is Mugabe.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:39 | Link to Comment GMadScientist
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Tell the truth: you're an Obama operative paid to get out the angry black vote.

Koch-sucker bunboy.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:06 | Link to Comment LeisureSmith
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Irregular Easing. Ben's gone rouge and are now deploying Guerilla printing tactics from his lair deep within the urban jungle.    

"I came to print money and chew bubblegum.....and i'm all out of gum"

Ben Bernanke.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:46 | Link to Comment LongBalls
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This cash is for Black Ops comrades. Everytime the FBI or CIA need money for programs off the record. Money is reported missing. Think about it.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 15:14 | Link to Comment Peachfuzz
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DB Cooper lives, Bitchez!!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:53 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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That was the CIA & Mossad Christmas/Hannukah bonus...

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:04 | Link to Comment Whoa Dammit
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via Air America, now renamed Evergreen International Airlines ;-).

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:42 | Link to Comment knukles
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Evergreen International

"Trust your Chemtrails and currency to us!"

 

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:31 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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Old news. China logging. You can do better. I like ya!

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 14:30 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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Evergreen International

"We got ya covered"

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:05 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Your sir, have a suspicious mind..., and perhaps a GPS system?

Or maybe this ain't our first rodeo?

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:41 | Link to Comment GMadScientist
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You'd think they'd be smart enough to steal something worth "a continental"...being in on the job, no?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:55 | Link to Comment yabyum
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From Dallas to Phily, from DC to Iraq, When your money is delivered on pallets.....there is going to be trouble.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:54 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Massad got Barry by the short and curlies now.., like they didn't have before.  Tee Hee.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:55 | Link to Comment bankonthebust
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This shit just gets weirder by the minute.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:08 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Devil's in the house of the rising sun.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inQrMmh6QaE

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:56 | Link to Comment papaswamp
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i thought they were the new napkins!.....

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:56 | Link to Comment seek
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Several other stories indicate it was about $20K that was stolen, so "large" is a bit relative. Large compared to average annual income, rounding noise for the banks that cash will wind up at.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:13 | Link to Comment Oracle of Kypseli
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They are testing the nanochips that embedded to see how fast they could find the stolen cash.

Just microwave the bills fellows. Just in case.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:42 | Link to Comment GMadScientist
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Cause bills with burn marks from an arc'd u-wave aren't suspicious at all.

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 19:59 | Link to Comment Muppet
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The picture on a Benjamin remains Franklin's not Bernanke's.  What gives?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:10 | Link to Comment Decolat
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Bernanke's smug mug will be on the soon to be released $100,000 bill... 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:32 | Link to Comment a growing concern
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Coming soon to a bread line near you!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:06 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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Let's save Obama's mug shot for the first trillion dollar bill, it's only fitting.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:59 | Link to Comment hedgehog9999
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I think a picture of him hanging off a lamppost would be more  meaningful and likely a collectors item in 2300 AD.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:00 | Link to Comment bugs_
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So were they stolen in philly when they landed or were they stolen in Dallas before the plane even left the ground?

Oh and the real bad news?  This is the Fed calling it a "large amount".

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:47 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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As the old farmer said when he first saw a camel:

Ain't no such animal.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:44 | Link to Comment knukles
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Being there was no such animal, the camel was given away to Arabs who began to.(fill in the blank).with them.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:01 | Link to Comment mr_bad
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Something tells me this was an inside job.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:49 | Link to Comment SilverDOG
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mr_bad, 

I kept hitting the green arrow.

Where is Ben when you need him.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:01 | Link to Comment Uncle Remus
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D.B. Cooper, you old dog...

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:53 | Link to Comment nmewn
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;-)

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:43 | Link to Comment GMadScientist
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I was impressed with the chutzpah the first time, but to do that jump with a walker is beyond the pale.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:03 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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So what I want to know is... If you fold these bills in a particular manner, do you see a picture of Bernanke tossing money out of a helicopter?...

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:33 | Link to Comment a growing concern
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Who downvoted that?

 

What the fuck, man?!?!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:00 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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The Bernank must be trolling the Hedge.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:46 | Link to Comment knukles
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Betcha it was Paul Krugman got bored finishing off his coffee with Maureen Dowd and came here for a selatious Saturday nite...

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 13:03 | Link to Comment Uncle Remus
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Uuuhhh heh heh. He said salacious.

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 00:10 | Link to Comment Zero Debt
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Among many security features, if held towards ultraviolet light, the contours of Gideon Gono smoking a fat cigar on the way to the bank will appear.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:05 | Link to Comment DeadFred
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Charmin is in short supply in some locales so sometimes you have to settle

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:44 | Link to Comment GMadScientist
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Best to use freshly printed then...lower cocaine content.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:06 | Link to Comment flyr1710
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plot for Die Hard 5?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:10 | Link to Comment Uncle Remus
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Expendables 4

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:11 | Link to Comment adr
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Jew Hard 5: The Ink Runs Dry

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:06 | Link to Comment JPM Hater001
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No I think we already had the one where the financial terrorists try and steal gold and start it with a terrorist attack...

Holy shit

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:45 | Link to Comment GMadScientist
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Tool and Die Hard?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:06 | Link to Comment apberusdisvet
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The gold inkwell on the bill looks like the community pisspot at your local biker bar.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:52 | Link to Comment TN Jed
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But he said "orange inkwell."  It's going to be a tangerine standard.  I'm sure of it.  Serves those appleacolytes right!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:09 | Link to Comment adr
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Bwah ha ha ha. Damn the Secret Service must really be slacking without the nightly visits to the whore house.

BREAKING NEWS: Prostitue arrested in NYC trying to pay for birth control with uncirculated $100 bill. When asked where she got the bill she replied, "Some Jew Wall Street banker, I think his name was Ben." Authorties called off the investigation knowing it would be pointless.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:09 | Link to Comment dynomutt
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It's time travelers!

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:13 | Link to Comment PUD
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1:2.33....the money "unmultiplier"

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:22 | Link to Comment turbosuperman
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Here's the design for the bill that will replace the one dollar bill during hyperinflation:

 

http://i.imgur.com/uApB5.jpg

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:38 | Link to Comment Ralph Spoilsport
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This an obvious counterfeit. They spelled Trillion wrong on the back of the bill - twice. The Fed wouldn't be that stupid. Oh, wait......

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:50 | Link to Comment knukles
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Why?
Dear God, no, please no.
Not a bill with his picture on it.
Maybe Jimmy Carter, but not that....

Be signed by Paul Krugman as Stupid Fuck in the Treasury

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:24 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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So is that going to be the new gold backed currency when they let this all collapse next year? Turn in ten of the old 100 dollar bills for the new currency all other currency will no longer be accepted as legal tender.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:39 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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eventually that is the plan Doc. no doubt about it. 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:58 | Link to Comment nmewn
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What they really want is a digital currency...labor tied to debit cards and bank accounts...but they can't even bring themselves to trust each other...lol.

Which is good for us.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:06 | Link to Comment putaipan
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if you can get pre-geitner signed 20's and hundreds out of the country they will still be accepted after the devaluation.... i can't tell you how many years ago i read this on a tin foil hat web-site that accurately called all the details of the last two changes of currency. 10? 12?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:12 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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my guess is they call it a crackdown on black market cash. new currency. simple 1-1 swap. every dollar in the bank gets replaced by the new currency. if u have a ton of cash unreported it is worthless. thats how it went in russia. once everyone converts and the black market cash is wiped out....then the revalue against gold happens. 

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 01:59 | Link to Comment Offthebeach
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I heard they are in discussion with the thieves. The can keep the money it's the pallets they want back.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:58 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Oops should have read 10 of the old for one if the new.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:24 | Link to Comment A Lunatic
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Oh the irony of having a disappearing Liberty Bell on the bill. Who thinks this shit up?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:20 | Link to Comment Vendetta
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It was henry kissinger's idea   /snark

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 02:01 | Link to Comment scaleindependent
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It was either that or a disappearing Bill of Rights. But they decided against it saying "been there, done that"

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:24 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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This has TSA written all over it! :-)

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:30 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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anyone see Corzine hanging around East Rutherford lately ???

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:42 | Link to Comment Wakanda
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Cough.. Jersey...cough...City...cough

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:52 | Link to Comment knukles
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Ummmmmm  Waffles

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:37 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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Chinese stole some so they can print what they need when they are "supposed" to come out.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:37 | Link to Comment sink critically
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Other than the benefactor, which if you face facts is never us, what difference does it make if someone besides the fed counterfeits legal tender now that we have qeternity?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:40 | Link to Comment Wakanda
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Those new Benjamins look Faaaabulous!  So many pretty colors with a coy Ben Frank who is ready to rumble!

This heist is just a way for him to get out on the town and paaaaaarty!

Who benefits?

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 14:54 | Link to Comment DosZap
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Those new Benjamins look Faaaabulous! So many pretty colors with a coy Ben Frank who is ready to rumble!

Mon! your missin da point mon!, since we gwinna really be a turd wurl cuntry,da bills gots ta match, da Bahamas,Zembabway, and HateE,etc?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:43 | Link to Comment Conman
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Will the ECB suddenly find a "large amount" of funds to save spain?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:44 | Link to Comment Bansters-in-my-...
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"disappearing Liberty bell"

Kinda like the disappearing liberty for real.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 21:20 | Link to Comment Vendetta
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they hate us for our liberty

Mon, 10/15/2012 - 06:02 | Link to Comment merizobeach
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"They" being your own government.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:46 | Link to Comment Miss Expectations
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More rhyming...same agenda. Friday, March 22, 1996 | return to: international  

  Iran may be pushing bogus `super’ dollars

by SHAWN COHEN, Washington Jewish Week

According to Livingstone, the Superdollar is printed in Iran but distributed in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley -- a safe haven for all sorts of illegal activities -- by terrorist organizations including Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad. The area is under the control of Syria.

"We are starting to see a change in the face of terrorism," he said. "This is clearly an attempt to undermine the world's confidence in U.S. currency. This also supports programs to obtain weapons of mass destruction."

http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/2813/iran-may-be-pushing-bogus-super...

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 04:57 | Link to Comment Dr. Sandi
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"This is clearly an attempt to undermine the world's confidence in U.S. currency.

As though Iran or anybody else needed to help the Fed with said project.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:47 | Link to Comment spanish inquisition
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So what happens when all the middle east CIA non reflective ink counterfit $100's try to get cashed in?

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 20:49 | Link to Comment Bansters-in-my-...
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Notice the color chosen for the number 100...?

GOLD......

What a fucking insult to GOLD.

Just like the Liberty bell on the bank note.

Ps.....Fuck YOU Bernanke.

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 22:53 | Link to Comment flaunt
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The Fed is all about managing perceptions.  I suspect the gold used on this note is to get people used to the idea of "gold" as money.  Ah, probably just my imagination :)

 

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 23:17 | Link to Comment andyupnorth
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Canada pulled a similar confidence trick just this year.  The one dollar coin (the loonie) went from a dull-dark yellow color to a shiny gold coin imitation.

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/04/26/loonie-toonie-lighter-fru...

 

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 11:36 | Link to Comment toomanyfakecons...
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Better than those orange tinted ten dollar bills.

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