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Only in America: Wyoming's backup plan

A Wyoming Republican urges his state to issue its own currency before the dollar collapses — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Wyoming legislator has introduced a bill designed to restore order when the nation's economy and social structure collapse by having the state issue its own currency. Republican David Miller says he wants to protect Wyoming residents from "catastrophic events," noting, "Things happen quickly sometimes — look at Libya, look at Egypt."