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The Dollar's Not Dead

dirt3 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 4:39 AM
Give me that "Good old country living", barter, trade, using the simplest value of currency, the Universal silver coin. Farmers markets, come into town, (little towns), no more big cities.... WOW, I must be getting old.......

When a reporter once asked Mark Twain about the rumor of his death, or if Twain was on his deathbed, Twain famously responded “the report of my death has been greatly exaggerated.”  Well, the same can be said about Uncle Sam’s U.S. dollar. 

Just when the last shovel of dirt was to be thrown on the greenback’s grave, a hand is raised and a few faint sounds are heard that say “not so fast.” 

In 2009, the Head of the Central Bank of China called for the U.S. dollar to be replaced.  Just think about it for a...