Special pennies will soon be issued featuring different scenes from the life of Abraham Lincoln. The occasion has sparked new calls for the coin to be eliminated. The things are worth hardly anything, goes the reasoning, and weigh down your pockets. Better to just round up or down to the nearest nickel, as is done in other countries. I utterly oppose eliminating the penny. It gives our transactions the virtue of precision. What do you think?
A penny for your thoughts
September 23, 2008 by 48 Comments