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  1. Rob Grigjanis says

    From the 1939 film Let Freedom Ring, playing right now on TCM:

    Maggie Adams: You’ve got lots of money, haven’t you?
    Jim Knox: Ooooh, I keep it in barrels.
    Maggie Adams: Then why do you go around robbing poor people, stealing their land and burning them out? If you’re such a rich man, why are you a thief?
    Jim Knox: Where I come from people don’t call me a thief, they call me a ‘financier’.
    Maggie Adams: And what country do you come from?
    Jim Knox: It’s not a country, it’s a street. Wall Street.

  2. David Marjanović says

    Somebody on Twitter recommended Guantánamo Bay: once you’re there, you’re guaranteed never to face an American court!

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