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    [VIDEO]Competing currencies in Indonesia (Rupiah vs. gold and silver)

    Highly recommended :mrt: The reasoning for the people in Indonesia to use gold and silver instead of the Rupiah is to follow the rules of Islam. But that's irrelevant, because they apply common sense economics :clap:
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    Newt's proposed Gold Commission I'm encouraged that Newt's proposed commission doesn't appear to be designed to bury the idea again. Asking Lehrman and Grant to head the commission shows a serious intent. I still think enacting HR 1098 is a...
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    Imagine this scenario, what would you do?

    Offshoot of a Jim Rickard's scenario in his book Currency Wars. Let's say you are well prepared living in a suburb of a major city. You have food/water/protection and have transitioned your assets into gold and silver. The dollar is collapsing. The US seizes all gold held in banks (repayment...
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    Steve Forbes Predicts a Return to the Gold Standard Within Five Years

    HR 1098 holla!
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    Ron Paul and HR 1098: Free Competition in Currencies

    It seems painfully obvious to me that given events that are shaping the future for the US Dollar, we are headed for a currency crisis. Most pundits in the financial media, at least the ones who dare to discuss this topic, usually point to two options - default on the debt or monetize the debt...
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    Rasmussen poll on a return to a gold standard

    More: The original source for this article is behind a pay wall: I hope...