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Good Money: Why Rep. Kevin Brady's Sound Dollar Act Worries Barney Frank

Francis W. Porretto Wrote: Apr 11, 2012 6:55 AM
Gold has always been the nightmare of statists. It testifies, in a fashion that cannot be censored, to the destruction of fiat currencies by government inflation. If more people were aware of the way in which gold (and silver) came to be the monies of choice for the civilized world, they would not be so easily led astray by politicians' promises to "make things better" by currency manipulation. "You have to choose (as a voter) between the natural stability of gold and the honesty and intelligence of the members of government. And with all due respect for those gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold." -- George Bernard Shaw
Deweav Wrote: Apr 11, 2012 9:38 AM
Article 1, Second 10. Of the Constitution. So states that no state shall make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in patment of depts.

Why is Rep. Barney Frank rounding up his liberal legislative militia to oppose the Sound Dollar Act of 2012? This is a bill recently introduced by Rep. Kevin Brady, top Republican on the Congressional Joint Economic Committee. It is co-sponsored by 31 of his House colleagues and has a Senate counterpart from Utah’s Mike Lee.

A panicked Rep. Frank snapped to immediately. He rounded up 26 liberal democrats to sign a letter of opposition. “We believe strongly that the dual mandate should be maintained, and we believe that the Federal Reserve’s actions in pursuit of that mandate have...