Also Said Something About a Black Pearl

A Montana state senator is asking to be paid in gold coins because of his lack of faith in the US dollar.

Even stranger, he’s also demanding an eye-patch and a parrot.

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  1. How many bushels of beans can you buy for an ounce of gold?
    I’m getting a mixed metaphor vibe from this story; pirates, sure, but also Jack and the Beanstalk, old Twilight Zone episodes, and something about a dead goose.

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  2. Bad Science, the gold would be just as tasty as freshly printed but totally worthless treasury notes. The gold would always be worth something in trade, unless Obama pulled a FDR, and made it illegal to own gold.
    The precious metals I’m investing it are lead and copper jacketed lead. I figure those will be quite useful pretty soon.

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