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It's 1980 Again

Daniel30 Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 6:14 PM
I think he has. He uses Newt because Newt attached himself to questioning the FED and considering a gold standard when he saw how Ron Paul was gaining a lot of fervent support with those campaign positions.

Floyd Norris writes for the New York Times that it's 1980 all over again.

Discussion of gold has gone from nonexistent a decade ago to the question of whether its price is in bubble territory, and now a policy question in the Republican primary. Ron Paul has been stumping for a return to the gold standard for decades, and the populace has finally caught up.

The issue resonates with young people who worry about a dire future with a dollar crash and nationwide poverty. The gold issue is hot enough that Newt Gingrich has promised to appoint a gold commission,...