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How Many Times Does America Have to Go Over the Fiscal Cliff Before the Concussion Kills Us?

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About Lisa Richards

Lisa Richards is a life-long Conservative Republican with a capital "C," fighting leftist progressivism like a hyped-up hormonal verbal paper-shredder on over-drive. A writer of politics and history, Richards believes in upholding an defending the Constitution and American Exceptionalism without apologies. Lisa Richards Holds a Bachelors of Science in Political Science from Sacred Heart University. She resides in her native state of Connecticut with her family and an assortment of rescued animals

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  2. Ms. Richards,

    A couple of points. Theodore Roosevelt called Hamilton “the most brilliant American statesman who ever lived, possessing the loftiest and keenest intellect of his time,” yet you glibly ridicule him. I daresay the primary author of the Federalist Papers, and the individual most responsible for ratification of the Constitution deserves more respect than a journalistic flyweight like you affords him…Milton Friedman, whom you may have heard of, favored elimination of the Fed, but he did not endorse species based currency. He favored fiat currency with the requirement that the growth of the money supply be rule driven rather than arbitrarily determined by the whim of an individual or an agency in the government. There is nothing magical about the gold standard. All a government has to do to devalue gold backed currency is to inflate its valuation in terms of the its currency’s unit.

    Victor Mascolo
    Bayville, N.Y.