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IMF Says New Reserve Currency to Replace Dollar Is Possible

The International Monetary Fund said it’s possible to take the “revolutionary” step of creating a new global reserve currency to replace the dollar over time.

The IMF’s so-called special drawing rights could be used as the basis for a new currency, First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky told a panel discussing reserve currencies at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum today.

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Asked by smalltowngal at 10:12 PM on Jun. 6, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Are you suprised? China and Russia have been pushing for a new world currency because the dollar is going to be worthless. Some countries don't even want our dollar now.

    Answer by Carpy at 11:20 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • Now, see, if people would read their Bibles, which have predicted a One world Order for years, millenia, even, they wouldn't have to go around so dumb and Liberal all the time.

    A shame and a waste.

    Prophecy, anyone?



    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 6:48 AM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • One of the things we agreed to at the G20 was to triple the amount of money they have to loan from 250 up to 750 billion dollars. In addition, in this years war funding bill someone snuck in a rider that pledges another 100 billion to in IMF.
    The SDR's value is pretty much whatever the IMF says it is, whenever they say it. Right now they trade it 1:1 with the dollar, but as the dollar hyperinflates I think we will see the SDR valued higher...or much lower depending on who they are 'loaning' to.

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 9:12 AM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • I wonder whose IMAGE will be on this global currency?! Obama's??!?!?!?

    I know it sounds ridiculous until you hear what this liberal journalist has to say!

    Has everyone gone off the deep end? (smacks forehead)


    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:16 AM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • Seriously Lori.I just posted about that and other msm simular ridiculous garbage recently.Some wonder WHY (and call them CRAZY) some Christians think we could possibly be (or are) in the end days.That mess doesn't help.

    Answer by tnmomofive at 12:09 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • By the way who else was compared to God? and called "savior"? Oh yeaaaah you got it :wink:

    Answer by tnmomofive at 12:10 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • I told you guys this was coming. Eveyone thought I was crazy. Hello one world govy, I will not be here to enjoy you.

    Answer by Ibelongtojesus at 7:47 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • There is one who is coming...the son of perdition...and when he does, you will have one world government and one world currency. Believers especially shouldn't be surprised; God has given us a noggins up in His Word, and He is always true to His Word. It may not happen in our lifetimes, but it will happen; you can bank on it!


    Answer by ProudTexan71 at 8:13 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • tnmomoffive yeah we know don't we?? the one who has no real birth cetificate and rose fast out of no where. wink wink.....

    Answer by Ibelongtojesus at 8:25 AM on Jun. 8, 2009

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