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New money policy

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    I found this on the web today.

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    Starting Monday, patrons of the Dallas-based Pizza Patrón chain, which
    caters heavily to Latinos, will be able to purchase American pizzas
    with Mexican pesos.
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    here is a link
    http://212andrising.blogspot.com/

    Thoughts

    Salty
     
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  2. Daisy

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    I had heard about that.

    It's up to a store-owner what currency - in addition to US dollars - he will accept in the US.

    In Ithaca, there is a bartering currency called Ithaca Hours (linkie).
     
  3. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    Happens all the the time here - nearly all shops on the border with Northern Ireland accept either pounds or euro, and many larger shops island wide do the same.
     
  4. Pete

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    I love getting foreign seamen in the cab with $US, I can charge $ for $ :D
     
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    I don't understand the fuss. Well, I do, but this really should not be linked to the "illegal immigration" issue.

    If I as a business owner want to accept clam shells, that's my business. Dollars are legal tender, and must be accepted. Beyond that, I don't think the guv'ment ought to be telling me the dollar is the only tender I'm allowed to accept.

    This is not an "illegal immigration" issue, IMHO.
     
  6. billwald

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    I'm sure they don't take Mexican money at par. American stores along the Canadian border have always accepted Canadian money just as Canadian stores accept American money
     
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