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20 January 2015 @ 06:11 am
On the money  
Part of the indoctrination we got in the 50s was that wonderful man of the people Andrew Jackson. Later we learned that he was a slave owner who uprooted more Native Americans than any other president. He definitely isn't the sort of person who should be on our currency. Here's a better idea.

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Kalimac: puzzlekalimac on January 20th, 2015 11:33 am (UTC)
There's another, less dramatic but even more relevant, reason for removing Jackson from our currency. Jackson was opposed to a federal banking system. His fight against this was as prominent an event of his presidency as the Trail of Tears. He would be totally opposed to his portrait on a Federal Reserve Note. In fact, if you really want to insult him posthumously, leave it on.
El Coyote Gordo: fdrsupergee on January 20th, 2015 12:06 pm (UTC)
It's like putting Ayn Rand on a stamp (which we did).
Nation of Tire Saletdaschel on January 20th, 2015 12:35 pm (UTC)
(christ, i've seen the Rand stamp online / had no idea it was real ..)
amaebi: Black foxamaebi on January 20th, 2015 09:33 pm (UTC)
Andrew Jackson and Lord Palmerston, I'm telling you.