May 1, 2012 § Leave a comment
It just goes on and on….Faux Capitalist exposes yet more lies from Gary North.
In his February 1, 2012 article, Ben Bernanke: The Official Counterfeiter, Gary North states:
“There used to be a legal competitor issued by the U.S. Treasury. We read on Wikipedia:
A United States Note, also known as a Legal Tender Note, is a type of paper money that was issued from 1862 to 1971 in the U.S. Having been current for over 100 years, they were issued for longer than any other form of U.S. paper money. They were known popularly as “greenbacks” in their heyday, a name inherited from the Demand Notes that they replaced in 1862. Often called Legal Tender Notes, they were called United States Notes by the First Legal Tender Act, which authorized them as a form of fiat currency. On the back, they give notice that:
This Note is Legal Tender for All Debts Public and Private Except Duties On Imports And Interest…
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