I'd like to buy at least 100 and I prefer PayPal, but you probably won't take that so Western Union is fine. Is there a reliable Middleman out there?
Bruce is one of the first people I saw talking about BTC, and he's a proven high standing member of the community.
If he's brokering the thing, I wouldn't worry about sending him money.
agreed, I have spent time with him personaly, he has many great interviews out, began the bitcoin show and its containing network, hosts meetups and hackathons in the city, and is also hosting the bitcoin convention at his TVstudio. I can think of nobody more trustworthy in the community.