Thursday, June 18, 2009

UPDATE: Biggest Story You Haven't Heard About

It finally appears that someone is taking an interest to this story (see my original posts about it below). This comes from Bloomberg.

Suitcase With $134 Billion Puts Dollar on Edge: William Pesek

Two Japanese men are detained in Italy after allegedly attempting to take $134 billion worth of U.S. bonds over the border into Switzerland. Details are maddeningly sketchy, so naturally the global rumor mill is kicking into high gear.

Are these would-be smugglers agents of Kim Jong Il stashing North Korea’s cash in a Swiss vault? Bagmen for Nigerian Internet scammers? Was the money meant for terrorists looking to buy nuclear warheads? Is Japan dumping its dollars secretly? Are the bonds real or counterfeit?

Read more here: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&sid=a62_boqkurbI

Underwear Czar?

City: Workers Must Wear Underwear
Deodorant Also Included In Florida City's Revised Dress Code

A Florida city has written common sense into its employee dress code: Wear underwear to work.
The Brooksville city council recently approved a revised dress code as part of its effort to update existing policies.

Source: http://www.clickorlando.com/jobs/19787216/detail.html

Ha! You Knew It Was Coming....

PETA Wishes Obama Hadn't Swatted That Fly

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the flyswatter in chief to try taking a more humane attitude the next time he's bedeviled by a fly in the White House.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,527001,00.html