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Jon Rappoport – Almost News from The Land Of Enchantment – 15 November 2014

laura-of-the-rocksWhen I lived in New Mexico, I knew people referred to it as “The Land of Enchantment,” but I did not know this:

New Mexico

Psychologists and psychiatrists were nearly legally required to dress up as wizards when testifying in court.

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In 1995, the state Senate unanimously passed a bill to require psychologists and psychiatrists to wear wizards outfits and wave a wand when testifying in court because the senators were annoyed with how often their “expert” testimony was relied upon. The bailiff would also be required to dim the lights and ring a gong. The bill didn’t end up passing the state House.

[Laura again: Want to go unicorn hunting in Michigan? Better get a license! Find out the craziest thing about your state here.]

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ZeroHedge – JPM To Lay Off 17,000 Mortgage Bankers In 2013 And 2014, Because The “Housing Recovery” – 25 February 2014

ZeroHedgeThe last time JPMorga had an investor day, Jamie Dimon explained to Mike Mayo why he is richer than him (and pretty much anyone else). This year, Jamie will be more focused on explaining to 8,000 JPM workers why after firing 16,500 people in consumer and mortgage banking, the bank will now let go another 2K and 6K in those same two groups (which will bring total mortgage and consumer banking headcount reductions between 2013 and 2014 to at least 17K and 7.5K, respectively). This may be tricky especially in the context of, you know, the housing and economic recovery, and stuff.

Read the full story and see chart at: www.zerohedge.com / link to original article