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  •  We Could Amend the Constitution... (2+ / 0-)
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    ExStr8, blueoasis

    ...to allow the sale of hereditary titles. Cash on the barrel-head. Regardless of race, creed or color.

    A trillion dollars to become a prince, 500 billion for high-profile grand dukedoms, all the way down to 100 million for a barony in some low-prestige part of the country. In exchange for the money the buyer would receive a title and the right to open the local opera season, cut the ribbon at supermarket grand openings, and host the local village picnic every year.

    'Twould pay off the debt in no time.

    best,

    john

    Strange that a harp of thousand strings should keep in tune so long

    by jabney on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 08:48:00 AM PST

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