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calimary

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44. And Emma Lazarus.
Thu Jul 31, 2014, 12:32 PM
Jul 2014

She's the one who wrote the poem that is on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty - you know, the one that includes the wording "give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, your wretched refuse... " It would be a really nice finger in the face to the teabaggers and racists and jingoists who are terrorizing those poor unaccompanied immigrant kids.

AND the three you cite, as well. Wouldn't a Rosa Parks coin or bill be a poke in the nose!?

ALL FOR IT!!! I'd love to see one of MY gender on there, and not just the figurative imaginary "Miss Liberty." She isn't a real person. But Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt (!!!!) ARE, and WERE.

Considering who really runs the country they should use corporate logos. hobbit709 Jul 2014 #1
DUzy! nt valerief Jul 2014 #14
+2 Octafish Jul 2014 #20
Zing! bigwillq Jul 2014 #27
Love it! raindaddy Jul 2014 #41
Well the constitution says you have to be older than 35 to run for office. Initech Jul 2014 #71
It's about time. /nt Dragonfli Jul 2014 #2
Coins Action_Patrol Jul 2014 #3
They forget about Susan B. Anthony and LuvNewcastle Jul 2014 #4
You beat me to it SCantiGOP Jul 2014 #7
It is odd how people in the US refuse to adopt a dollar coin treestar Jul 2014 #74
Be careful what we wish for. Mr.Bill Jul 2014 #5
Talk about currency devaluation! n/t Yavin4 Jul 2014 #15
Depending on how they crop the pic it could be 'inflation' 4139 Jul 2014 #79
See My Post Closer to The Bottom ProfessorGAC Aug 2014 #82
How about Francis Perkins? iandhr Jul 2014 #6
Brilliant choice excringency Jul 2014 #42
Another vote for Frances Perkins! RufusTFirefly Jul 2014 #46
Harriet Tubman ctsnowman Jul 2014 #8
She gets my vote. nt MADem Jul 2014 #77
We have Susan B. Anthony so I'd go with Rosa Parks - TBF Jul 2014 #9
Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt... SidDithers Jul 2014 #10
I thought you didn't like the Roosevelts? Octafish Jul 2014 #21
Why, octafish of DU, one might get the impression that you're stalking me from thread to thread... SidDithers Jul 2014 #22
No. Just want to bring up what you once said doesn't match what you now say. Octafish Jul 2014 #25
I didn't realize that Eleanor Roosevelt signed EO 9066... SidDithers Jul 2014 #26
Like the fact you use DU to denigrate good Democrats. Octafish Jul 2014 #48
I denigrate asshats at DU... SidDithers Jul 2014 #53
Paul Craig Roberts wants to bring Bush and Cheney to trial for lying America into war. Octafish Jul 2014 #55
Holy distortion of the truth, Batman!!... SidDithers Jul 2014 #59
No fucking thread jack. Octafish Jul 2014 #60
I don't say that at all, octafish of DU. Show me where I said you condoned VDARE... SidDithers Jul 2014 #62
So where did I promote V-DARE? Octafish Jul 2014 #63
Again, where did I say you promoted VDARE?... SidDithers Jul 2014 #65
No, you implied that I supported V-DARE. Octafish Jul 2014 #67
"Implied"... SidDithers Jul 2014 #70
Nothing funny about denigrating Democrats. Octafish Jul 2014 #72
But lots funny about your "outrage"...nt SidDithers Jul 2014 #75
And Emma Lazarus. calimary Jul 2014 #44
I never knew that was the name of the poet... SidDithers Jul 2014 #52
I just really love her poem. And maybe I feel that way even more intensely calimary Aug 2014 #80
Premature now, but give Elizabeth Warren another 20 years and we can put her on a 20 PatrickforO Jul 2014 #69
Hmmm...Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, Dolley Madison, Susan B. Anthony... Arkana Jul 2014 #11
. . . and replace him with Sacagawea . . . Jack Rabbit Jul 2014 #18
I would vote for that!! NT LisaLynne Jul 2014 #31
I wonder how pissed Jackson would be if he knew his face was on paper money. Arkana Jul 2014 #43
Screw those historical figures, go pop culture packman Jul 2014 #12
Post removed Post removed Jul 2014 #13
Ginger, from Gilligan's Island? nt clarice Jul 2014 #16
I was thinking maybe a Kardashian... Jeff In Milwaukee Jul 2014 #34
Kardashion, maybe on the $20.00 bill. Isn't that what they charge per.......appointment? nt clarice Jul 2014 #50
I recomend Sacagawea Capt. Obvious Jul 2014 #17
I want photos of rock stars on U.S. currency. Elvis on a $1, Chuck Berry on a $5, and so on. nt raccoon Jul 2014 #19
This message was self-deleted by its author srican69 Jul 2014 #28
Alice Paul!!! nt Zorra Jul 2014 #23
Alice Paul for certain!!! Greybnk48 Jul 2014 #49
This message was self-deleted by its author Zorra Jul 2014 #24
Good idea! conservaphobe Jul 2014 #29
+1 BainsBane Jul 2014 #33
Want to see republicans heads explode, suggest putting the first lady Michelle on currency! B Calm Jul 2014 #30
Harriet Tubman would be my first choice. MineralMan Jul 2014 #32
Emma Goldman and Margaret Sanger. Tierra_y_Libertad Jul 2014 #35
Sanger unfortunately carries the connection with eugenics. BainsBane Jul 2014 #38
Alas, neither can I. Tierra_y_Libertad Jul 2014 #39
and scientists BainsBane Jul 2014 #40
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2014 #58
I like this one.... BumRushDaShow Jul 2014 #36
Lady Liberty has been around for sometime... Historic NY Jul 2014 #37
Eleanor Roosevelt would be one of my picks. Historic NY Jul 2014 #57
You beat me to it customerserviceguy Jul 2014 #78
How about he propose Michelle Obama on our currency NewJeffCT Jul 2014 #45
Another suggestion. Alternate the mottos RufusTFirefly Jul 2014 #47
In ourselves we trust...nt SidDithers Jul 2014 #54
OR, we could enlarge the eye on the pyramid to a great big paranoid thing and label it NSA PatrickforO Jul 2014 #68
let's put Squeaky Fromme on the one dollar bill Enrique Jul 2014 #51
I Googled, so I won't give it away RufusTFirefly Jul 2014 #56
Fine, as long as "Mrs. 5-4" isn't among them. HughBeaumont Jul 2014 #61
Meanwhile, US women want more currency milestogo Jul 2014 #64
My vote goes to Eleanor Roosevelt PatrickforO Jul 2014 #66
Lots of great nominees here... Octafish Jul 2014 #73
that would be good. samsingh Jul 2014 #76
OK, As Long As. . . ProfessorGAC Aug 2014 #81
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