Tomorrow is payday, but today I found a dollar bill in the parking lot of the local warehouse food store slash mall. Not a penny, a whole dollar!
Once upon a time the dollar was based on something, gold, silver, faith in the dollar. Terry Pratchett wrote a novel called “Making Money” in spoof of the process in 2007. The dollar these days is based on faith in the government that prints it.
The bill I found in the lot today was printed in 2017 and has Steve Mnuchin’s signature on it. He is the Secretary of the Treasure. He was appointed by Donald J. Trump and has successfully put the kibosh on the public getting a look and Trump’s tax returns. Money’s worth is based on faith in the government that prints it.
I know how much faith I have in the actions and words of our Liar and Thief.
I hopefully will be able to pass this bill on to somebody before they realize that it is not worth the paper it is printed on, maybe less.