united states money

page 317 - if an enormous skeletal claw were to descend from the ceiling I think I would be okay with it. First off, I’d know nothing about it until it grabbed me because of how dark it tends to be in here. Secondly, cool, ya, that makes as much sense as anything else.

Running thread of Mueller news for Monday October 30, 2017 - Part 2
  • Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and Trump transition co-chair Richard Gates have been indicted on 12 counts including conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, being an unregistered agent of a foreign power, and tax evasion.
  • George Papadopolous, a Trump campaign foreign policy adviser has plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI.  He is a cooporating witness.  Read parts of his indictment in previous thread.

A great deal of reporting that an indictment of General Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser will also come down today.

And the first direct ties to Trump himself.

page 317 - I once got into a huge debate with myself whether it was possible to be sitting on the ground when you are underground. If so, I have been sitting on the ground for a long time, and if not I have been sitting on the hard stone surface that may be blocks assembled by a mason or may be stone, just stone, for a long time.

Fun Fact 36

In 1866, Spencer M. Clark, then Superintendent of the National Currency Bureau of the United States had his own face printed on new 5 cent bills. Congress had asked for the new bills to honor William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. However, the document that reached the Treasury specified only that the new bill should honor “Clark,” without clarifying which one and Spencer M. Clark, despite surely knowing Congress’s true intention, took the opportunity to print his own face on the bill. Consequently, Congress passed the Thayer amendment on 7 April 1866 to pass a rule that future money can only feature deceased individuals.