Oct 27, 2011
If certain members of congress get their way, the one-dollar
bill could soon become extinct. There is a serious move afoot
to replace the paper dollar with a dollar coin.
Dollar coins have been tried and rejected before. Compared to the Susan B. Anthony dollar, the Ford Edsel was a roaring success.
But this time around, the dollar coin would be forced upon us, because the dollar bill would no longer be made.
And by the way, did George Washington really throw that silver dollar across the Potomac River? You'll hear that story here, too.
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