‘Dear investors, thanks for trusting us and depositing your money,’ read a note posted on the door of a company in the southwestern province of Cauca after its owners disappeared.
‘Now, for being stupid and believing in financial witchcraft, you will have to work for your money’, it said, prompting depositors to storm the building, wreck the companys offices and loot its computer equipment and furniture.
Strangemaps has two nice ones up showing the breakdown of the US election by state and by county. It’s interesting that most, but not all, of the counties in Texas that went for Obama were those along the Mexican border: the Republicans are now targetting Latino voters.
The Obama family took the stage in Chicago Tuesday night in color-coordinated outfits, all with touches of red or black.
For Michelle Obama, no stuffy suits or demure pastels here: Instead she wore a striking red-and-black dress designed by well-regarded, but not-so-mainstream, Narciso Rodriguez.
President-elect Barack Obama wore the same style dark-navy suit custom-made by Hart Schaffner Marx that he wore at the Democratic Convention, the company says, accompanied with a deep red, striped necktie.
Older daughter Malia wore a red bubble-hem dress, while the younger Sasha wore a black dress with an oversized bow on the front.
Together, they made a pleasing picture of coordination and confidence, style-watchers say.
Clearly I am out of touch with the really important stuff.