Don’t Change the Face on the Ten Dollar Bill: It’s All about the Hamiltons

The U.S. mint has decided to remove Alexander Hamilton from the ten dollar bill. I, for one, do not agree with this decision. Why should Hamilton be removed when he was one of the most influential men in the history of our nation? I understand the willingness to put a woman on our currency. In fact, I support the move considering the precedence that was set forth when Pocohantas was featured on the twenty dollar bill from 1865 to 1869 and Martha Washington was featured on the one dollar (in silver) note.1 (Not to mention the currently in circulation Sacagewea gold dollar coin.) Basically, this is nothing new under the sun. That being said, we shouldn’t replace Alexander Hamilton from the ten dollar bill because Hamilton was one of the only Founding Fathers to achieve the American Dream for himself, he was the driving force in the founding of the American banking system, and he wasamong the greatest proponents of the American Constitution. Continue reading Don’t Change the Face on the Ten Dollar Bill: It’s All about the Hamiltons

Quit the Impeachment Talk, Focus on the Election

Why, why, why, why, why, why, why, why… That’s eight why’s in case you were wondering. It’s the exact amount of why’s necessary to inquire the motives of certain Republicans who are obsessed with trying to impeach President Barack Obama.
It definitely hurts our pride that he won two elections, no doubt about that, but you all need to quit trying to kick the man out of office before our party is destroyed like Captain Ahab. Continue reading Quit the Impeachment Talk, Focus on the Election

Uncertain

I was feeling spiritual today…and philosophical…and artistic. So here’s a little poem I wrote up back in Easter. For your soul, mind, and your entertainment, the Elephant’s Conscience is proud to present: Uncertain. Yours, -The Elephant’s Conscience         If the last shall be first and the first shall be last, What happens to those in … Continue reading Uncertain