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Minimum wage 1963: $1.25 (five silver quarters)
Minimum wage 2013: Approximately $8-$9 depending on state
Value of five silver quarters 2013: Approximately $17
I think that's all that needs to be said about how much the US dollar is worth these days.
I agree with Crusifier
Lame. Completely lame. The U.S. hasn't done a physical audit of Fort Knox since 1953. Talking about gold in the U.S. is like is like talking about aliens. Show me.
Germany is being completely ripped off. All of this gold has identifying numbers. What little gold the U.S. has sent back to Germany has already been melted down prior to shipment, along with the original identifying numbers -- a big No. No. And the U.S. authorities are saying how the quality of the gold is even better than before. What is the U.S. doing, waving a magic wand or a sorcerer's stone over Germany's gold?
Some of Germany's gold dates back to pre-WWII, and has the German swastika and German Eagle stamped on it. Think Germany will get those highly collectible bars back?
have France, England, Germany, Italy and Russia ever paid the United States back for saving them from the NAZI takeover of Europe during World War II??? I didn't think so...
pay up, peckerwoods...
Without even looking the most gold is in India. Tons of it have "dissapeared" into that country for years...
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