American Soldier in Bagdad reports widespread partying in the streets and widespread partying in the streets in Iraq
Copied from Chat as King was sharing a follow-up update from Sunday post:
I have an update from our American Soldier contact in Baghdad 1) This is a follow up from my Sunday post regarding the information we were getting from an American Soldier in charge of a command post close to Bagdad
1)--he does get to town and is reporting to his friend what he is witnessing].
2) The following post is a continuation to what we were told on Sunday. He is talking about the area in the city of Bagdad at a place called Morelt’s –a very very busy main thoroughfare area –in an area where there are monuments, a park, and the famous double swords.
3) He reported (on USA Sunday) to his friend that they are putting up a stage and mobile lights and that people were celebrating in the streets. (But the stage and area being blocked off and set up were for a coming celebration).
4) TODAY’S REPORT from the Am. Soldier in Bagdad about this same area in the main thoroughfare area --setting up for some major celebration in Baghdad:
5) “They are still setting up with many work crews. There are lots of work trucks and mobile lights still going up. [for the anticipated celebration/events]. The concrete barricades have been further extended as far as he could see. The set up area is massive.
6) There was a very large protest/ riot because people didn’t get paid at the right amount. They were on an alert bit it later got called off.”
7) Oh and I just got this message that I misunderstood and the name of the square is not accurate
Banker is honest about dinarland
I talked to a banker who said they in general wouldnt want to be the 'check-cashing store' to the dinarland masses. I think he speaks for a lot of the bankers who feel they would be working overtime just for joe to go spend it all or not leave any on their investment side in the long run.
I think TNT maybe possibly correct in that all banks will weed out unprofitable profiles
some people argue about the 2% fee being some great carrot, but I can assure you they'd make much more spending time and concentrating on their VIP and whale clients.
80/20 rule... remember?