Lawmaker Seeks To Ban U.S. Currency

American VoicesPoliticscongressmoney ISSUE 46•07 Feb 19, 2010

Mike Pitts, a representative in the South Carolina legislature, has proposed a law that would replace dollars with gold and silver in his state. What do you think?

  • “My only hope is that they offer a favorable exchange rate with Confederate bills."”

    Dana Asquith –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I'm fine with it just as long as those fools at CVS melt me down the correct amount of change for once."”

    Mark Bonnie –
    Barber

  • “Sing ho, for the glories of bimetallism! With South Caroline on the side of Free Silver, there's no stopping us from repealing the Coinage Act and putting William Jennings Bryan in the White House in 1896! Huzzah!"”

    Samuel Briottet –
    Apothecary