|Guests:||Open Lines, David Ovason|
Friday night's Open Lines featured a special topic line for people who have seen the Devil. One caller related the time he and five friends encountered the Prince of Darkness in Dallas. According to his story, the Devil appeared as a tall, slender, elderly man with white hair, and dressed entirely in black. The caller claimed the dark being walked with "no gait" and vanished after passing by the group.
Mike from Massachusetts recounted a dream he had when he was 9 years old. In the dream, the caller described seeing a casket, a floating witch's hat, and a dark figure whose back was turned to him. He said the dark figure revealed two names to him before turning around and announcing, "I'm the Devil and I'm going to get you." Mike indicated he has since purchased the houses that belonged to the two people spoken about by the Devil in the dream.
Kristine from California told George she believes at least a dozen of the Devil's agents are stalking her. The caller said she and her seeing-eye dog have moved several times to get away from them. On a lighter spiritual note, a caller named Terry believes he met with a group of angels after a car accident. He said the angels told him he survived the wreck because there was something important he had yet to accomplish. Currently, Terry is designing a flying car.
Dollar Bill Symbols
During the first hour of Friday's show, author David Ovason (book) discussed the symbolism and secret meanings behind the design of the dollar bill. According to Ovason, many of the officers in the Revolutionary War were Masons, and wanted to incorporate Masonic principles and symbols into the new society. Ovason said the truncated pyramid symbolizes an incomplete work, and suggested that America was an "unfinished experiment in democracy." He believes the eye above the pyramid represents God and could mean that God will help finish the building of America. Ovason also pointed out a hidden letter "A" formed by the truncated pyramid and eye that he thinks stands for America.
Fun $1 Facts
The following dollar bill trivia is from moneyfactory.com:
- The first $1 notes featured a portrait of Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase (1861-1864).
- George Washington's portrait first appeared on $1 notes in 1869.
- $1 notes make up 45% of all money printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
- The life span of a new $1 note is 22 months.
- If you had 10 billion $1 notes and spent one every second of every day, it would take you 317 years to go broke.
Have you ever wondered where that $1 bill in your pocket has been, or where it will go next? Check out wheresgeorge.com to find out.
Bumper music from Friday December 17, 2004
- Bang a Gong
- Bur Said
- Devil Inside
- Devil Went Down to Georgia
Charlie Daniels Band
- Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears
- Evil Ways
- Hello It's Me
- Inca Dance
- Lunatic Fringe
- Midnight Express (The Chase)
- Midnight Express (The Chase)
- Red Sector A
- Still Crazy After All These Years
- Whiter Shade of Pale
- Whiter Shade Of Pale