Why the arbitrary use of silver quarters? You can use Ford stock, or GM stock, or corporate bonds, or US government bonds, or something like that....you can always convert the currency to fit your argument.
Moreover, the price of gold and silver fluctuate tremendously. Just a decade ago, the calculation you just did would have been laughable...you would see how buying power decreased with the silver dollar.
Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:
Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a
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