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Comment: Was there actually some kind of study or survey done of the
American public (or some portion of us) that indicated that a majority of
people would trade the Bill of Rights for $20,000? I can't find this
anywhere else on the Internet. Just read a reference to it in on-line
Slate:

http://www.slate.com/id/2154491/

As Americans, could we really have sunk so low? (Never mind -- I already
know the answer to THAT!)

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a majority of people would trade the Bill of Rights for $20,000?
Remember, if you turn down this offer, you have to open two more historical documents.

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Abscam showed us that some congresspersons would sell it for $50,000...

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