Seeing as how the U.S. government is going to spend $700 billion (the cost of the Iraq War) in a
bailout "rescue plan", buying up distressed toxic worthless assets from poorly mismanaged investment banks, many individuals are wanting to cash in.
So welcome to www.buymyshitpile.com, and maybe you too can get on the gravy train. Newsday says the site "captur[es] the spirit of the moment, provides a form for ordinary Americans to offer their various and sundry garbage — broken toys, transistor radios, musty books, smelly tennis shoes — to the Treasury Department." There’s a lot of useless stuff out there, and since the government is buying… why not?