Hamilton's Place in Our Hearts and Minds (and Wallets)

If  notorious Founders get to be on bills, the honorable one should too.

Freedom fighter.

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I'm all for finally getting a female face back on U.S. currency, but why demote Alexander Hamilton? Hamilton, whose image currently adorns the $10 bill, is among the most admirable of the founding generation. But because he lacks a constituency, he's an easy target. And that's too bad

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