We rarely use ‘cash’ these days, so we’ve not seen the new $100 bills. Bix Weir, the writer of the linked article, may have hit on intriguing clues to our country’s future, etched beside Ben Franklin’s mug.
We’d like to think Weir is right–that plans are in effect to return us to a gold standard. [...]
(GUARDIAN) — So the chameleon lives on. Tony Blair, the closest world leader to George Bush, was this morning awarded “first friend” status by Barack Obama.
At the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Obama lavished praise on Blair, who was the principal speaker.
The president said: “I want to thank my good friend Tony [...]