Saturday, April 24, 2010

Grant's on the Money

Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC) has introduced a bill to put Ronald Reagan on the $50 bill replacing the incumbent U. S. Grant. Mr. McHenry even has 17 co-sponsors for his misguided proposal.

Grant's impact on American history far exceeds any contributions of former President Reagan. While Grant bashing is a popular sport in the South, he is considered the major contributor to preserving the Union.

If McHenry wants to honor Reagan, let's issue another denomination or series of bills honoring 20th century Presidents. Say a $25 for Franklin Roosevelt, $35 for Harry Truman, and $45 for Reagan. I'll let you suggest other candidates.

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