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  •  We had a system like that once (9+ / 0-)

    Obviously it wasn't digital, but there was a time when states and banks could simply mint their own currency.

    It worked about as well as you think it did, which is why we have centralized currency now.

    If the pilot's good, see, I mean if he's reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It's a sight. A big plane like a '52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!

    by Major Kong on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 04:52:29 PM PST

    •  The South had its own currency as a product of its (1+ / 0-)
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      Own sovereign (in its eyes)  government.  That didn't work out so well either.

      © grover

      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 10:38:06 PM PST

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