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Yes Virginia, There Is A Constitutional Monetary Unit

DANIEL59 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 3:18 PM
If this Democratic administration refuses to abide by the U.S. Constitution then the state of Virginia has no obligation to do so either. Therefore Virginia should be allowed to coin their own money for their state.

Last week, the Virginia House of Delegates Rules Committee passed, by an 11 – 1 bipartisan majority, a bill to establish “a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of a United States monetary unit based on a metallic standard, in keeping with the constitutional precepts and our nation’s founding principles….” Such a study could prove to be a very big deal indeed.

It would bring a sleeper issue, one crucial to economic growth, to the fore of the national debate. (Full disclosure, this columnist provided, by invitation, a letter in support of this legislation before the subcommittee vote. This respectfully...