[–] riposte 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

They only kill you if what you are doing is actually making a difference. They have too many paid shills in congress for that thing to get anywhere.

[–] avgwhtguy1 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Currency should be backed by useful and renewable goods, so it's supply can grow bounded by real utility, and people are encouraged to produce rather than steal or horde.

I suggest 1 dollar = 1 chicken, or an 8 lb catfish, or 100 yards of wool thread, or 2 x 12 gauge buckshot