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Subject:  Santa’s not bringing saving bonds for Chri Date:  12/12/2012  9:21 PM
Author:  yodaorange Number:  411156 of 481822

In the past, it was common to give saving bonds as gifts. Often they were given when a new child was born. I know some grandparents that would give them to all of their grandchildren each Christmas. The idea being that it would have more lasting value that the latest Furby or toy.

You probably didn’t realize it, but during the last year, Scrooge got a job at the US Treasury department. Scrooge wants all kids to get a lump of coal or a bag of switches. He does NOT want any kids getting saving bonds.

The report is in and Scrooge was successful in his mission. The treasury d