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There’s a move afoot to replace Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman

There’s a move afoot to replace Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman March 23, 2015

I’d favor getting Jackson off. The crazy racist old coot had a good run. I’d also favor keeping Margaret Sanger off the $20 bill–for the same reason. My preference would be Harriet Tubman or Sojourner Truth. Them gals had the right stuff.

Some people have suggested Dorothy Day. Fine by me, but a) it’ll never happen since she’s not that well-known outside Catholic circles and b) I think dear old Dorothy would find it both hilarious and appalling to have her face grace a piece of Mammon.

I think another possibility, as a cost-saving measure, would be to put Shirley Jackson, author of “The Lottery” on the bill. Or else Janet or La Toya Jackson. All of these free the mint from having to change the little name thingie at the bottom.

I’m a Big Picture Thinker. It’s what I do.

Oh, and also there is this possibility:

or this:

Any suggestions?


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