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I need your thought about breaking Federal law..

I had someone write to me telling me to take an Ebay item down
This is what the person wrote to me:
"The Congressman obviously didnt know about the law when he signed that note. I dont blame him since there are thousands of Federal laws. But he did violate the law, and he is currently running for President of The US. Do not advirtise his indiscretion in this case. Do the right thing and take this auction down. What if one of his rival compaigns finds out; your advirtising this on the Dailypaul and who knows where else. Sell the Zimbabwe note, but please, for the good of the movement, take this auction down now."

This person also sent me this:
""Whoever mutilates, cuts, defaces, disfigures, or perforates, or unites or cements together, or does any other thing to any bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt issued by any national banking association, or Federal Reserve bank, or the Federal Reserve System, with intent to render such bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt unfit to be reissued, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than six months, or both."
Source(s):
United States Code
TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 17 - COINS AND CURRENCY
333. Mutilation of national bank obligations"

Do you think I should take this down? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150717126476

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Whoever send you the note,

Whoever send you the note, refutes himself by citing the US code that deals with US CURRENCY!! Not foreign..

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Um, it's a foreign note. U.S. law does not contemplate it.

Nor does it have any jurisdiction over it, short of declaring it's value to be worthless and NOT a legal tender anyway.

If anything, Ron's signature has the opposite effect the law is punishing - it is more valuable WITH the signature than without, by a factor of infinity, and thus more likely to be circulated than burned or trashed. (since it is otherwise worthless)

can still be used

but no one in their right mind would

An idea whose time has come can not be stopped by any army or government-- Ron Paul 2012

If I were given that FRN for a good or service

I'd take it!

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I would assume that the bill

I would assume that the bill can still be used so it wasn't your intent to render it unfit. And I agree, it certainly will be worth a lot more in it's current state!

bump for activism

Now were all accessories for treason

Why don't you people read

Why don't you people read what the law says?

"Whoever mutilates, cuts, defaces, disfigures, or perforates, or unites or cements together, or does any other thing to any bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt issued by any national banking association, or Federal Reserve bank, or the Federal Reserve System, with intent to render such bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt unfit to be reissued, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than six months, or both."

now notice this part:

with intent to render such bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt unfit to be reissued,

You will notice WITH INTENT and RENDER SUCH BILL.....UNFIT TO BE REISSUED...

Now, does anyone see any intention of rendering this frn as unfit to be reissued?

You people must all be victims of the public schools!

I used to think you were just stupid

Now I think you're malicious. Do your antics ever end? If there's trouble or the potential for it, you are always near behind and usually the cause. Stop doing this kind of thing.
I have this vision of a bunch of dp'ers sitting in a FEMA camp saying, "that guy who tortures us sure looks familiar, oh, it's Brian Frank, go figure."
You really need to stop. If you don't mean to create so much trouble, then just stop acting on your ideas--they are bad. Just donate, vote and go home, please!

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i suppose mike lawson

you are smarter and know more about the laws than our own Ron Paul
you remember him,the one running for prez as we speak
the very same going against the fed,trying to shut it down
you actually know more than him? i don't think so
as you would be running for something,anything,instead of sitting here slamming one of our own
thank you
wayne

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

wow

that is just mean. I wound never intend on harming anyone!

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You will need it if we dont get a President!

I'd leave it up

Good luck! Hey, Do Not Remove the tags on your mattress, that's against federal law too.

I hope a rival campaign buys it and has a hey day with it, so Ron Paul can school them.

Imagine the Feds arresting Ron Paul for signing a $2 FRN, talk about a rEVOLution, eh?

..Granger, those tags state

..Granger, those tags state you can't take them off until sold. After you buy it, it is so far ok to remove them. lol

No, this is B.S.

The applicable part of the law is this part: with intent to render such bank bill, draft, note, or other evidence of debt unfit to be reissued. Obviously that's not the case.

You can even resume that to

You can even resume that to "INTENT", though the feds have a bad habit of ignoring the crucial part of the law it is one of the basic principles.

"Give me Liberty or give me death." Patrick Henry

well,

I think the key word in the law is "unfit to be reissued" It is now better than before and worth a whole Hell of a lot more than when the Federal Reserve's 2 Dollar value on it.

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YOU EARN COPPER, SILVER AND/OR GOLD!!!
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That's stupid

Keep it up. That law only applies to domestic currency. Also, it's still fit for circulation.

If I burn to many bridges I'll never get off this awful island.

thank

you

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You will need it if we dont get a President!