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Fri Jun 27, 2014, 04:34 PM

28. The part about the US "stealing" the silver from our coinage

boggled my mind! Does the Foxbot truly think that we own the money in our pockets and wallets? They may be "legal tender" but they're really just place-holders for what they can do (buy products, pay for services, etc...)

If people were taking their coins and melting them down for the silver content, then they were wasting even more money than simply buying silver from a trader.

And paper money wears out in 18 months (or less.) If the government didn't print more, we wouldn't having any more paper bills in a couple of years. Just huge pockets of change.

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