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May 25, 2005

Now Iraqis Can Pay For Their Appletinis With Visa

It's everywhere you want to be. And, sometimes, places you don't necessarily want to be.

In a move indicating some degree of financial confidence and political stability, Visa just issued its first batch of credit cards to Iraqis -- 30,000 of them.

Not really a lot, when you think about it, and of course mainly issued to those who are quite wealthy and well-connected and can easily pay their debts, but...

It's a start.

Let's see... democracy, whiskey, sexy.

I think those credit cards will help facilitate the last entry on that check-list, if my experience is any guide.


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