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How much is a dollar worth?

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My feeling is that because of Obama and the Federal Reserve it will soon be far less than 1$. This is obviously a violation of the US Constitution, which says that the government can't expropriate anybody.
 

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My feeling is that because of Obama and the Federal Reserve it will soon be far less than 1$. This is obviously a violation of the US Constitution, which says that the government can't expropriate anybody.
would you please cite the provision of the Constitution you are referring to


and you do realize that the dollar is presently enjoying a strengthening, especially against the euro
Let me google that for you
 

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Goddamn you, don't question my knowledge of the Constitution. I am a veteran which means I took an oath to defend it.
 

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Goddamn you, don't question my knowledge of the Constitution. I am a veteran which means I took an oath to defend it.
then it should be an easy matter for you to identify the provisions of the Constitution, which you indicated in the OP were being violated
until you do, i call bull**** ... you need a haircut soldier!
 

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Goddamn you, don't question my knowledge of the Constitution. I am a veteran which means I took an oath to defend it.
I don't think he was questioning your knowledge of the Constitution, I believe you misunderstood what he meant, he was asking you to cite what you were referring to in the Constitution.

Anyway even if our dollar is strong now I have a feeling it will start to falter in value...
 

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He needs to learn the constitution then. The fifth amendment clearly states that no private property may be taken without due process.

:rolleyes:
 

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He needs to learn the constitution then. The fifth amendment clearly states that no private property may be taken without due process.

:rolleyes:
Do you believe government taking taxes is considered "due process"?
 

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Goddamn you, don't question my knowledge of the Constitution. I am a veteran which means I took an oath to defend it.
Asking you to explain your position is perfectly acceptible. Responding with that kind of reaction isn't.


A dollar today is worth something less than 5 cents compared to a dollar in 1900. An ounce of gold will still buy about the same things that it bought in 1900. That should tell anybody something I'd think...
 

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Asking you to explain your position is perfectly acceptible. Responding with that kind of reaction isn't.
A dollar today is worth something less than 5 cents compared to a dollar in 1900. An ounce of gold will still buy about the same things that it bought in 1900. That should tell anybody something I'd think...
yes, it does
what we need is a good five cent nickel
 

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yes, it does
what we need is a good five cent nickel
A nickle is not worth a nickle anymore either. They have reduced the nickel content in nickels greatly.

A penny though is worth more then a penny
 

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My feeling is that because of Obama and the Federal Reserve it will soon be far less than 1$. This is obviously a violation of the US Constitution, which says that the government can't expropriate anybody.
A dollar always will be worth a dollar.
 

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My feeling is that because of Obama and the Federal Reserve it will soon be far less than 1$. This is obviously a violation of the US Constitution, which says that the government can't expropriate anybody.
It is worth $1, 100 pennies, 20 nickles, 10 dimes, 4 quarters ,2 half dollars.
I think that about covers it.

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It is worth $1, 100 pennies, 20 nickles, 10 dimes, 4 quarters ,2 half dollars.
I think that about covers it.

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Not quite.
Please note: dimes, quarters, and half dollars, used to be silver coinage (til 1964) and have now far outstripped their value in paper dollars.
As has even become true of the 100% copper penny more recently.
In fact, no matter what a penny is made of, It's probably not worth mining and minting any metal to produce it.
But pennies have a lobby group.
 
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Not quite.
Please note: dimes, quarters, and half dollars, used to be silver coinage (til 1964) and have now far outstripped their value in paper dollars.
As has even become true of the 100% copper penny more recently.
In fact, no matter what a penny is made of, It's probably not worth mining and minting any metal to produce it.
But pennies have a lobby group.
I think pennies are made of zinc now and copper plated. Copper is so expensive now that crackheads tear the copper out of houses to sell it for scrap.
 
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