Before you throw her ideas out of the door -- constitutionally, issuing money was the sole perogative of the government until not too long ago -- something to think about.

Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution enumerates the powers of the government. It reads in part:

The Congress shall have Power . . .

* To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

* To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

* To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

* To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;
There is an extremely good library on monetary topics at -- It is well worth exploring