Same here. I also hope that people will think of stuff like this when they're discussing new laws, and presupposing that, despite questionable language, they'll be enforced sensibly.
BWAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA! Would you like some Unicorns with that order of Hope & Change?
I would argue that there still exists some danger for personal injury or property damage wherever they land.
Many municipalities not run by pansies understand what birdshot is and permit its use from shotguns. The reasons for outlawing it have nothing to do with safety issues and everything to do with people being afraid of guns.
I think the USD could get a lot worse before people start thinking about getting rid of it.
That's certainly true. And it's probably very similar to what some Brits said in early 1900s, when the Pound was the global reserve currency. But people will want an alternative, and a number of cryptocurrencies might reasonably be held as a hedge against dollar decline.