[Numpy-discussion] Where is Jaime?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 11:07:47 EST 2015


On Mon, Dec 7, 2015 at 2:25 AM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The cash economy is nothing to sniff at ;) It is big in NYC and other
> > places with high taxes and bureaucratic meddling. Cash was one of the
> great
> > inventions.
>
> Yeah, there is a Sicilian New Yorker called "Gambino" who has been
> advertising "protection from ISIS" in European newspapers lately. From what
> I read his father was big at selling protection for cash, and now he is
> taking up his father's business and selling protection from ISIS. To prove
> his value, he claimed ISIS is so afraid of his organisation that Sicily is
> a place they never dare visit. Presumably Gambino's business model depends
> on a cash based economy, or at least it did.
>

That's interesting, sounds like "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress" come to life
;)

Chuck
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