Archive for February 14, 2009

…speaking of a real winner

Posted: February 14, 2009 by datechguy in opinion/news
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…how about congresswoman Grace Napolitano. Hotair tells how to get rich very fast as a congressman or woman:

Here’s how it’s done:

1. Withdraw money from a pension or tax-protected savings account to justify charging yourself an interest rate that would make most credit-card companies blush.
2. Pay only the interest as long as possible on the loan.
3. Hold fundraisers specifically to retire the debt you owe to yourself, and make sure donors understand exactly where that money goes.
4. Give yourself all the donations from those fundraisers.

Once you have that system established, it allows contributors to stuff money into your pockets as long as the loan remains outstanding. At 18% interest, that could go on for decades, and in Napolitano’s case, she already has one decade on the books. Napolitano has managed to keep more than half of the debt alive as principal while earning almost 150% just on interest payments — and at this rate, she could do this for another twenty years.

This shows once and for all that its not the rules, its the people. Elect honest people and the rules don’t matter they will remain honest, elect dishonest people and they will find a way around rules.

Eddie Robson is a Dr. who winner

Posted: February 14, 2009 by datechguy in doctor who
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Picked up another Big Finish #88 Memory Lane, turned out to be a first rate adventure. Discovered that apparently the author, Eddie Robson is the same writer who was responsible for the Condemned and The Raincloud man. If you are a Fan of the audios keep an eye out for that name as it will mean a worthwhile use of your money.