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Bank on It!

This week, the following photo floated around the Internet reminding us that the motto of the United States was not ordained by the Founding Fathers, but was a response to the Red Scare of the 1950s. It’s worth a moment of thought.

In other banking news – sort of – President Obama nominated Jim Yong Kim to replace Robert Zoellick, who is stepping down after a 5-year term as president of the World Bank. Kim is currently the president of Dartmouth College and has worked in various capacities with developing countries, making him a rational choice.

And as a rational choice for an organization that few Americans even understand, we thought this was probably the least interesting news story of the week. Until we saw this:


(The fun starts at 2:04)

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