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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Kill bill? US says dollar coins would save $4.4B (but will it save the American Economy?)

The underwater economics of minting pennies is well-known: It costs about two and a half cents to mint a cent, primarily due to the cost of the copper and zinc that go into each coin. But dollar coins don’t cost more to produce than they’re worth, and they last about 30 years, versus less than five years for a dollar bill.   - Business on NBCNews.com

Also read:

Decline of the dollar
The stronghold of the American government is falling to pieces. She has lost her prestige among the nations of the earth. One of the greatest powers of America was her dollar. The loss of such power will bring any nation to weakness, for this is the media of exchange between nations. The English pound and the American dollar have been the power and beckoning light of these two great powers. But when the world went off the gold and silver standard, the financial doom of England and America was sealed.
The Fall of the Dollar
We have deceived for this. We have tricked for this. We have lied for this. We have killed for this. At the death of our loved ones, we have fought over this and what this could buy of material things. I want to talk about the dollar, but I want to start with something that the Honorable Elijah Muhammad said since he’s my teacher, and the base of what I’m going to say is in his book, “The Fall of America.”

On page 87, he talks about the “Decline of the dollar”. If it is the Will of Allah (God), I hope to be able to show you why we can no longer trust in this (dollar) as the God we trust.

Would a one-dollar coin save Americans money? - CSMonitor.com
Here is an article noting that the U.S. Treasury would save $147 million by switching its $1 note with a $1 coin, but that proposal faces opposition not only from the supplier of paper, but also from a majority of Americans.
Congress looks at replacing dollar bills with coins -- saving billions - San Jose Mercury News


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