A proposal to phase out the $1 bill and replace it with a $1 coin could be gaining currency as the “supercommittee” looks to find ways to save the government money.
Now that’s CHANGE we can believe in! Zing! Conan, you need any writers?
In all seriousness, this seems like a largely reasonable proposal that, like all reasonable proposals, has a few interest groups working against it. For example, the armored car lobby—which you’d probably never thought about prior to reading this sentence—is opposed to switching over to coins, as that would make their truckload heavier and cost them more on gas.
The armored car lobby? Wow…
But the added weight should give them more traction, which would help them in the snow!
noun - 1. the theoretical homeland of African Americans. 2. the culture or variety of cultures and communities of African Americans. 3. the symbolic state of African American socio-politicial affairs within the United States.
With deep pride, I announce my country of origin. Compatriots welcome!
I love living in African America. Sometimes, I take vacations to the mainland, but it’s always nice to come back home.