America: Sinking Currency, Sinking Country

Excerpt:  The euro, worth 83 cents in the early George W. Bush years, is at $1.45.The British pound is back up over $2, the highest level since the Carter era. The Canadian dollar, which used to be worth 65 cents, is worth more than the U.S. dollar for the first time in half a century. Oil is over $90 a barrel. Gold, down to $260 an ounce not so long ago, has hit $800.

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