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Old 02-18-2010, 12:00 AM  
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U.S. Economy Grinds To Halt As Nation Realizes Money a Mutually Shared Illusion

U.S. Economy Grinds To Halt As Nation Realizes Money Just A Symbolic, Mutually Shared Illusion

February 16, 2010 | Issue 46•07

WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy ceased to function this week after unexpected existential remarks by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke shocked Americans into realizing that money is, in fact, just a meaningless and intangible social construct.


It's funnier when you read it on their site:
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Old 02-18-2010, 12:01 AM   #2
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"I don't even know what we were thinking in the first place," said former banker Nathan Collins of Brandon, MS, as he jimmyed open a door to allow a single mother and her five children to move back into their house. "A bunch of people sign a bunch of papers, and now this family has no place to live? That's just plain ludicrous."

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Old 02-18-2010, 04:46 AM   #3
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Stuff like this used to freak people out in antiquity.

They'd realize their coins were made with less silver and more cheap tin, and it would be a huge panic.
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