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- Supreme Prophet (Junior Division)
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Today's Boston Globe carried a sad story about an unemployed person who answered a work-at-home ad. She was to receive checks and money orders on behalf of her "employer", wire the money to Canada (after, I presume, taking a commission), and all would be hunky-dory for her. You know the rest, folks; and now the woman is out $25,000. The best that she can hope for is to have the bank set up a payment plan for her.
"We've been attacked by the intelligent, educated segment of the culture." -- Pastor Ray Mummert, Dover, PA, during an attempt to introduce creationism -- er, "intelligent design", into the Dover Public Schools
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