With All Due Respect, Descendant Of Alexander Hamilton Pretty Sure Treasury Department Is Out Of Its Friggin Mind

Doug Hamilton would like a word with Jack Lew.

Doug Hamilton has no problem with the Treasury's decision to put a woman on a U.S. bill. Let's just get that out of the way right up front. But Jacob Joseph Lew, let it be on the $1, $5, $20, $50, or $100 bill! Those guys already get enough action, and, little known fact, Hamilton loved paper money. For god's sake, why not just replace him on the ten with Aaron Burr, you sacrilegious f*cks.

The 64-year-old salesman for IBM has joined a growing backlash against what he calls the “diminishing” of Hamilton, who as the country’s first treasury secretary created the modern US financial system, with a national debt, bank and mint, and with the dollar as currency...He’s urging people to sign a petition on the White House “We The People” website, and this weekend he’ll be preaching the Hamiltonian gospel at a series of annual events in New York and New Jersey planned around the anniversary of Alexander Hamilton’s death on July 12, 1804, a day after his duel with Aaron Burr. The trip also will include a preview of the hip-hop musical “Hamilton,” based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton, opening on Broadway.

$10 bill change rankles descendant of Alexander Hamilton [AP]


Jack Lew To Be Nominated For Treasury Secretary, Sent To Penmanship School

As you have likely heard, President Obama plans to put Tim Geithner out of his misery tomorrow by nominating Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary. Lew is known for being Obama's White House Chief of Staff and also for having an absurd signature. And not like chicken scratch illegible-absurd, like not resembling anything in the alphabet, might as well have drawn an illustration of two alpacas fornicating/signed his name Mariah Carey absurd. And, should he be confirmed and subsequently have his name printed on a bunch of dollar bills, Lew will likely be forced to come up with something that actually looks like it spells "Jacob Lew" as opposed to what is he is currently signing receipts and important documents with, i.e. this: