Re: YANKING CHAINS...BLOWING SMOKE????
seems mythbusters did a segment on this and it was busted...but unable to fing link to it, maybe some can find? episode #156 aired on dec 1 2010.
As I get Older, I have come to understand why our Founding Fathers chose our countrys motto to be "IN GOD WE TRUST", somehow they knew in the future WE would come to the point that WE COULD NO LONGER TRUST THE ONES WHO RUN IT!