This Struck My Funny Bone
CBS White House correspondent Mark Knoller tried to pay for his latte with a $50 bill which Starbucks refused. So he tweeted his problem to the highest levels.
Memo to Tim Geithner: money signed by you as Secy of Treasury rejected at Starbucks nearest the WH.
The Federal Reserve Note, 2009 series, states it is "legal tender for all debts public and private." But not at Starbucks.
It was morality that burned the books of the ancient sages, and morality that halted the free inquiry of the Golden Age and substituted for it the credulous imbecility of the Age of Faith. It was a fixed moral code and a fixed theology which robbed the human race of a thousand years by wasting them upon alchemy, heretic-burning, witchcraft and sacerdotalism.-H.L. Mencken