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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 16 Jul 2008 1:41 pm

Methinks Chip bit off mor'en he could chaw on! :lol:

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Postby huggybear » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:01 am

July 17 (Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Frank Lowy, Australia's
second-richest person, set up a secret Liechtenstein bank
account to hide at least $68 million from tax collectors, a U.S.
Senate panel said.
Lowy, founder of Westfield Group, the world's biggest
shopping mall owner, concealed assets with the help of bankers
at LGT Group, where Lowy was one of the biggest clients, the
panel said in a 114-page report on abuse of overseas bank
secrecy laws.
LGT Group, a bank owned by Liechtenstein's royal family,
and UBS AG, Switzerland's biggest bank, helped thousands of
people avoid taxes by hiding behind those countries' traditions
of guarding the identities of bank clients, the Senate Permanent
Subcommittee on Investigations report said.

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Postby Global Citizen » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 12:19 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Methinks Chip bit off mor'en he could chaw on! :lol:

Wonder what Chip would have to say of McCain calling his wife a c**t. (in front of reporters no less) Google is your friend.
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Postby Forks » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 1:46 pm

Chip or no Chip, Obama is going to have to fight to get past the whole skin colour thing whether people are going to admit it or not, I dont even get the "joke" that the NY Cover was supposed to be hinting at.

What bugs me is Obama really going to be that different from GW and all the rest? He doesnt have absolute power, the Veep has that (see DICK Cheney) and all the entrenched elements that will fight and kill to keep theirs from being yours, expect the run up to the vote to be full of scares, shocks and everything including the kitchen sink trying to sink him, and for what?

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