Actually, even back in the 19th Century this was a pretty archaic idea. There’s a difference between gold-backed currency and actual gold. Like we’ll only accept your taxes in physical gold coins. But Georgia State Rep. Bobby Franklin (R) has just introduced a bill in the state legislature mandating that Georgia only accept taxes in gold coins.
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I think there’s something to this. From TPM Reader JK … I know that this hasn’t necessarily been an active…
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TPM Reader TB looks to some advantages if Democrats do well on Tuesday … Thanks for your coverage of the…
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Looking at the totality of the polls, the big story still seems to be an essential stability. In our conversation…