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Letter: $20 bill doesn’t deserve Harriet Tubman’s legacy

The proposal to put the image of Harriet Tubman on the $20 ‘bill’ should be withdrawn.  Harriet Tubman was a leader for Freedom.

The paper currency we use, which are not ‘bills’ are bank ‘notes’ and do not represent our Freedom. Bank ‘notes’, are evidence of our indebtedness and economic servitude. The ‘notes’ are printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing but not available for direct delivery to the public. They only come into circulation by writing a check for cash against numbers in checking accounts all of which enter the checking system when created by banks as loans. All money is created as a loan. We are forced into debt and economic servitude for money to exist. If we don’t borrow, there is no money. A bank ‘note’ is always an evidence of indebtedness. America cannot be great unless it is Free. We cannot be Free when we are forced into debt servitude. Reread the 13th Amendment. Tell your Congressman that a ‘note’ of any denomination is no place for the image of Harriet Tubman.

Gregory Soderberg

Austin, MN