Money Quote Friday – Article One, Section Ten, U.S. Constitution Edition.

“No state shall emit bills of credit, make any thing but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts, coin money…”
-Article One, Section Ten, United States Constitution

Oh how far we have come – credit and debt is the way of the world, and money is not backed by anything solid anymore. Have a great weekend everyone!

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  1. And we are slaves to an illegal money system. Happy Memorial Day!

  2. Wess Stewart says:

    Of course, that says no STATE. It still doesn’t exclude the Federal Government from doing whatever it wants.

    Ron Paul was trying to explain that to people, but the media marginalized him and everyone claimed he was crazy.

    Frankly, he’s the man.

  3. Great post!

    Don’t forget the most important constitutional influence on modern commerce that gives congress the power of the purse.

    Section 8:

    To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states…