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Via Der Spiegel


 

A mountain of seized drugs waits to be set on fire in Quetta, Pakistan as part of a ceremony marking the UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. All across the world, anti-drug campaigners took a stand against drug abuse yesterday. Throughout Pakistan the Anti-Narcotics Force destroyed 121 tons of narcotics. Drug trafficking from neighboring Afghanistan has increased drastically in Pakistan over the last 30 years.

And from RT:

 

Iran burnt at least 100 tons of illicit drugs on Wednesday in the capital in a ceremony attended by officials and foreign dignitaries. Officials said Tehran seized more than 500 tons of various narcotics in the last Iranian calendar year, which ended March 20. The ceremony came as the world marked the annual UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Iran is located on a major drug route between Afghanistan and Europe, and large amounts of drugs flow through the country.

And a thought experiment in New Normal macromonetary linkages: If the mountain (of drugs) will not come to Manhattan, thousands of bankers will not spend other people's money to procure nose candy (and instead invest it in 50x fwd P/E stocks) thereby leaving dealers scrambling for liquidity, impacting downstream commerce (every NYC drug dealer provides for 2 stripper and 3 hooker jobs, and countless support occupations), and collapsing the velocity of money even more, pushing GDP lower, and making a Bernanke exit impossible.

 

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Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:37 | 3704334 Almost Solvent
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Picked the wrong day to quit smoking crack

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:38 | 3704342 B-rock
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Quick -- Put the market down wind.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704364 THX 1178
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Pakistan's drug market receives a taper. Prices of remaining junk skyrocket. Angry junkies pour into the streets... 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:45 | 3704374 ZerOhead
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What's with the bottle of Crown Royal on the pile of seized drugs?

Are these guys completely fucking nuts?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:46 | 3704395 Whiner
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These are Muslims, Bro. No ankles, no alchihal! Alla Ahkbar!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:48 | 3704400 Divided States ...
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Trust me. Somebody already switched the bags of cocaine with bags of flour and is probably shipping it to NYC for pennies on the dollar per pound. They just burning a pile of baking flour.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:49 | 3704405 NidStyles
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That's heroin man...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:51 | 3704417 prains
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Now that's a Burning Man Party

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:57 | 3704446 Stackers
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50x P/E ??? ........ you looked at FB's P/E ?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:07 | 3704465 ParkAveFlasher
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Yeah, know your geography Tyler.  Coca grows where coffee grows.  And here I am getting corrected ... as a commenter.

The Cuervo Gold ... the fine Columbian ... make tonight a wonderful thing ...

 

 

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:26 | 3704567 DoChenRollingBearing
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nitpick:

"Colombian"

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:42 | 3704630 astoriajoe
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I've heard those Ivy Leaguers do a good business as well.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/12/08/new.york.drug.ring/index.html

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:07 | 3704698 fourchan
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god damn waste.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:43 | 3704802 JohnG
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The agony..it burns!!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:26 | 3704893 Richard Chesler
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That's a hard blow for the CIA.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:06 | 3704693 ParkAveFlasher
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ummm, you do mean, "nitpickio", don't you?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:06 | 3704696 youngman
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I am down in Medellin Colombia...we are not burning anything down here...might affect the GDP to much

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:40 | 3704925 Roandavid
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Go ahead, burn some.  Just a little at a time won't hurt nothin.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 21:15 | 3705270 Fish Gone Bad
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thousands of bankers will not spend other people's money to procure nose candy

Nose candy usually refers to cocaine, although one can pretty much put anything up one's nose if so inclined.

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 01:03 | 3705587 TBT or not TBT
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Please take me along when you slide on down

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:49 | 3704406 Pladizow
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Global equities will share this piles fate!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:49 | 3704404 chumbawamba
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What a waste.  They should donate it to homeless people.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:27 | 3705175 financial apoca...
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This is sooo fucked up 

Us residents of Ann arbor wouldn't mind some more cocaine

And then these people start bitching like little girls when someone burns a fucking Koran

Hey drugs are a religion for some you fucking faggots I propose mass Koran burning in protest

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:01 | 3704434 The Thunder Child
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That's one hell of a dragon!!!!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:21 | 3704537 prains
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It's definitely goggles and blow torch worthy

 

spark that fucker

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:40 | 3704625 astoriajoe
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lighter fluid

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:45 | 3704385 FEDbuster
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There goes the CIA's cash bonuses for the year.... 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:29 | 3704903 Jam Akin
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Or maybe not - those might be some of the "counterfeit drugs" we've been hearing about from that part of the world this week from our hard working authorities...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 21:18 | 3705282 Fish Gone Bad
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My guess is they only seized was what they wanted to have seized.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 23:03 | 3705464 cynicalskeptic
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Any REAL drugs burned were likely 'bad' product - contaminated or whatever.  Might as well provide a 'media moment' showing support for the 'war on drugs'.

The good stuff is flown out by the CIA directly to the US.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:30 | 3704579 TeMpTeK
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The whole front row is missing eyebrows and beards...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:38 | 3704336 vxpatel
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so?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:38 | 3704338 slaughterer
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What a waste.  Stupid.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704359 g speed
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think of it as price support--like pouring milk down the drain in Iowa.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:43 | 3704377 Divided States ...
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or demolishing perfectly good homes to keep prices inflated while hordes of homeless people cant find a place to sleep?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:56 | 3704433 francis_sawyer
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No shit ~ When I first saw the picture [without reading the headline], I thought... OH COOL, somebody in the desert figured out an industrious way to build a shelter...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:36 | 3704527 McMolotov
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This act is more insulting to me than when the Taliban blew up those fucking Buddha statues.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:40 | 3704344 Kiss My Iceland...
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"UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking"

 

Ah yes, the UNIDADAIT. How could I have forgotten? I was sure I'd put it on my calendar.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:51 | 3704414 NidStyles
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To be honest on most days I forget the UN exists until they do something stupid or step on their own dick and make headlines again. What a useless Commie organization that was...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:03 | 3704473 knukles
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Propaganda..
UN..

It WWZ, Brad Pitt (hero of the World!) is an Agent of the UN

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:33 | 3704600 Bastiat
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Hollywood is total propaganda machine.  Some recent examples:

The whole Keifer Sutherland '24' thing, basically justifying the higher moral ground for torture and other war crimes.  I saw part of one show and heard about others.  Pure propaganda.

The use of the word HOPE in two hi profile movies during the Obama election:

Angelina Jolie in the one about the woman who's kid got grabbed by some pedo.  Can remember the quote but it was in a dramatic scene and word was emphasized so it jumped ou.

Sean Penn in Harvey Milk:  "You've got to give 'em HOPE."

Two pro-CIA movies last December: Zero Dark and Argo.

BTW do you know what the "S" on Superman stands for according to the new Superman movie?   It is not an "S" it turns out, but a Krypton symbol for . . . wait for it . . . "Hope"

It is a fucking barrage.

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 21:24 | 3705297 Fish Gone Bad
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I thought TV taught people what was real,

how to feel,

now real life has... no appeal.

(I paraphrased that from Marina and the Diamonds)

FGB

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:57 | 3704837 therearetoomany...
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Loving zombies and the book, I saw the movie WWZ yesterday.

SOOOOOOOOOOOOO disappointing, not anything of the book remains except a nod to it's find patient zero motive for the 'hero's' actions.   Spoiler alert:

The movie starts with various pop media clips such as that ass pierce morgan talking about global warming, various clips of dolphins and whales beaching themselves, yada yada.   The first fifth of the movie is spent sucking up time showing Pitt's home life, love of his children, how perfect his life is.   Next thing you know everyone is turning to zombies on a busy workday morning and on his commute somewhere with the whole family (maybe bringing the wife to work).  Fortunately for him a garbage truck comes barreling down a gridlocked philly street plowing a passage for apparently the world's only chance to be saved to get out of there and safely on 95N.  I won't get into the whole 'jew' thing - and don't get me wrong, there are way too many jew haters on here but some of the animosity is deserved.   But, there is a very good summation of the whole movie at this link from an apparently self-loathing jew and it is a very good summary of what is so very wrong with what could've been a great movie...

http://www.globalresearch.ca/world-war-z-and-hollywoods-zionist-embrace/5340521

No - WWZ is not all that - Tyler Durden, where are you????

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:53 | 3704424 BooMushroom
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NTTIAWWTIYKWIMAITYD.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:36 | 3704615 Kiss My Iceland...
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Not to be confused with the "UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies", which occurs .... um, never !

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:39 | 3704346 Gringo Viejo
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The horror....the horror......

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:43 | 3704347 Dr. Engali
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Yeah that will stop them from using moar. We don't want any competition with the CIA opium operations in Afghanistan.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:40 | 3704353 Piranha
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imagine standing in the smoke when they light that one up.....:)

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:46 | 3704394 krispkritter
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Years ago we got stopped on Alligator Alley because a truck had crashed.  Seems it was a semi full of pot...and it was on fire.  Great thing was we were downwind.  Took the FHP about an hour to get everyone to move their cars...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:58 | 3704449 Wakanda
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Dat be a dank jam.  : - >

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:30 | 3704585 XitSam
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I'm surprised they didn't arrest everyone for being under the influence.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:40 | 3704354 Lohn Jocke
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I see no liquidity.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:59 | 3704451 debtor of last ...
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There's no drugs in those bags. Only 100 dollar bills.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:49 | 3705062 mt paul
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pure donkey dust [ heroin ]

melts at 186 degrees  F

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:40 | 3704355 Schmuck Raker
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'Never a manlift around when you need one.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704358 Divine Wind
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I see a bottle of J&B.

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704361 krispkritter
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What's will all the bottles? Bootleg?  'They took the bar, the whole fucking bar!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BplarHcB0Es

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704362 Unprepared
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"International Day Against Drug Abuse. Illicit Trafficking, and Quantitative Easing"

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704363 Midasking
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That's what I call a camp fire... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-txiNfPXpY

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:33 | 3704910 Jam Akin
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Some very toasted marshmallows hanging around it...

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704365 q99x2
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Increased proportionate to Kerry's family's fortune.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41 | 3704367 Frastric
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The drug war is just the CIA's attempt to monopolise the trade. That's why the Mexican / US border is never guarded properly because the demand in the US is too great for the white stuff. Nearly all the rich, famous and those in power do it during all those parties and unofficial events.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:43 | 3704373 Dr. Engali
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Scarcity bitchez! 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:43 | 3704376 Ancona
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But why are they destroying the booze along with it? Do these fuckers have no humanity at all?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:53 | 3704663 Nobody For President
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No - there's a bottle of Crown Royal in that pile.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:44 | 3704379 cashtoash
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Once lit, thouse around the fire will get one heck of a high

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:50 | 3704407 semperfi
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could be more toxic than fukushima fallout

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:48 | 3704399 Divine Wind
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Hi Occifer Habbi !

I'm not as think as you drunk I am.

 

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 00:53 | 3705580 rustymason
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What makes you drink I been thinkin?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:50 | 3704411 Seize Mars
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Afghan drug production is up. You don't say.

Here is a picture of US Marines guarding poppy fields:

http://publicintelligence.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/opium-fields-4.jpg

To all of our "brave men in uniform," WAKE THE FUCK UP.

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:04 | 3704482 ParkAveFlasher
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Nice pic.  That first soldier has a look on his face like he's thinking, "it's just a field of flowers."

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:50 | 3704412 LongOfTooth
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So what makes you think that there's drugs in those bags?

Imo we could save a hell of a lot of money if we just legalized most kinds of drugs.  

But then how would the CIA fund their illegal actions?  Hummmmm

 

 

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:51 | 3704415 buzzsaw99
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That pile wouldn't last wall street a week.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:52 | 3704418 ziggy59
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Hopium is not there, obviously

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:53 | 3704426 rodocostarica
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Cash for Crackheads

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:56 | 3704432 eaglerock
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Good news!   Under prevailing trade winds, the smoke should reach the west coast by Tuesday.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:03 | 3704474 Peter Pan
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The bad news is that it is going over Fukushima first.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:05 | 3704486 ParkAveFlasher
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Good news is you'll now SEE the cloud coming!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:57 | 3704444 WhiteNight123129
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Bernanke prints his own dope, and smokes benjamins all day long, that is probably why he is coming up with his retard policy.

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:00 | 3704450 The Thunder Child
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UN diddling some heart strings with bags of flour....

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:00 | 3704455 Wakanda
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Why does this remind me of "The Princess and the Pea"?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:00 | 3704458 Zymurguy
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They must have lit that fire... the market just took a nose dive!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:02 | 3704468 AL_SWEARENGEN
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Now, dope is not my own preferred form of relaxation, but I did try the shit and believe me... I almost converted.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:03 | 3704470 Satan
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That's about how much I did through college.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:03 | 3704471 ebworthen
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Not the drugs!

Anything but the drugs!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:07 | 3704489 SILVERGEDDON
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Wish my stack of junk silver was that size. Just sayin'.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:09 | 3704497 Yen Cross
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      They should start a drugs for gold program.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:12 | 3704508 Byte Me
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This was Krugman's idea??

Burn it so they grow some more?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:32 | 3704591 Wakanda
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broken windowpane?  : - <

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:45 | 3705054 mt paul
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4 way, gel film tabs

out of berlin 1972...

 

way too high..

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:13 | 3704866 el Gallinazo
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Those bags were destined for aliens bases on the moon.  Krugman wants to piss them off so they will invade Washington and jack the economy.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:20 | 3704534 SheepDog-One
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Oh man the CIA has to be PISSED all their shipments got seized and burned? DAMN!

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:30 | 3704588 Wakanda
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A waste is... a terrible mind to... thing...    er...

whateva

 

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:41 | 3704629 blindman
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that first pile could solve more than one problem
in the usa, go ahead and burn it! these economics and
politics are not about solving problems but sustaining
them, like cows, to be milked.
.
there is a song there .....

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:58 | 3704676 blindman
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The Doors - Roadhouse Blues (Live)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ9GDiYU0-I
.
Grateful Dead - Truckin'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pafY6sZt0FE

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:05 | 3704692 Flakmeister
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Let's see, 100 tonnes = 100 x 1000 x 1000 = 100 million grams and 87 million people....

Yea, it's probably legit...

That jives with a 2% intediction rate and 10% user rate

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:27 | 3704759 blindman
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grateful dead - Casey Jones - Three From The Vault
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VIECzlFVUM

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:33 | 3704778 MassDecep
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There goes .1% of the USSA's gdp.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:05 | 3704850 therearetoomany...
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more like 60-70 percent based on how we're really doing these days.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:43 | 3704799 Lmo Mutton
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If that was drugs why did it look like a bunch of sand bags that were not burning to well?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:17 | 3704998 MaxThrust
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I bet you 100 bucks these chap stand down wind as this pile of shit burns.

At the same time the CIA sheds a tear, but
Then again not to worry, they have South Amerka to supply their network.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:22 | 3705012 Totentänzerlied
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They could've just sold it, at market prices that'd probably cover their annual budget deficits.

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:31 | 3705025 SilverFish
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"Dude, when I said I wanted to burn one, I didn't mean........."

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:42 | 3705048 mt paul
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quick ben

print up a bunch of fiat

lets bid on the pile....

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