questionsdid you hear joe allbritton, dc media, banking…

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Ah, the inevitable Woot obituary announcement.

Joe died yesterday.

Don't forget these people that died today.

David Tait, age 25 was and English rugby player. He fell from a building.

Meanwhile, Abdessalam Yassine died at the ripe ol' age of 84. He was the leader of a Morroccan Islamic organization.

Gee, I wonder who will die next? Well not to worry, I have the DW Questions thread to keep me update on every truistic death.

* empties an aerosol can of "le sarcasm" into the air, just in case anyone couldn't already smell it *

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Wasn't he the head of Riggs bank that helped hide money for the 9/11 hijackers?

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@dmaz: Le Sarcasm comes in cans now? Finally! So much more convenient than the bottled version ;)

On a serious note, I'm kinda glad you responded the way you did. I replied to this post yesterday and was flamed for it:

http://deals.woot.com/questions/details/8ef4f346-ac2e-4c8d-8d47-7431c82b338f/did-you-hear-that-legendary-sitarist-and-composer-ravi-shankar-has-died#6

Glad to see I'm not the only one who feels this way.

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@stormshadow999: Hehe, thanks for taking my humor for what it was, as I was not directing my sarcasm directly towards you :)

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For those who, like myself, were not exactly sure why the name was familiar, here's an informative article:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/joe-l-allbritton-communications-giant-who-led-riggs-bank-into-disrepute-dies-at-87/2012/12/12/60f8d964-d647-11df-8fa3-6531f2b9c12b_story.html

Not 9/11 hijacker money hiding, but money laundering for Pinochet.

"The bank was eventually forced to pay millions of dollars in fines for hiding assets of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet."