Stunning New Dollar Bill Designs

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From The Daily Capitalist

I don't know about you, but this should be the new currency. These are designed by Dean Potter. For information see the Dollar ReDe$ign Project.


Of course, a gold certificate would be better, but if I'm going to carry around fiat money, this is it.

For those of you who would miss dead presidents on our currency, I say, why? In the days when we had real money, gold, our coins were decorated with the head of Miss Liberty which signifies the ideals of our Republic. If you go back in history, most coinage was decorated with the head of the sovereign. Miss Liberty was a radical decision to depart from the past. We have elevated our presidents to the level of kings and gods on our currency. I think they should be retired.

I like the idea of Dickinson, Ellington, and Twain because they've done a lot for me rather than to me.

If you want a dead president, there is always this: