The following speech by Ron Paul (May 25, 2011) on the floor of the House has been brought to our attention by Revere’s Ride and is a must watch for any American concerned with the direction of our country.
Congressman Paul sees what the end result will be. The political and businesses leaders of our country are, whether by design or ignorance, leading us down a path reminiscent of the former Soviet Union and one Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin:
The last nail is being driven into the coffin of the American Republic. Yet, Congress remains in total denial as our liberties are rapidly fading before our eyes. The process is propelled by unwarranted fear and ignorance as to the true meaning of liberty. It is driven by economic myths, fallacies and irrational good intentions. The rule of law is constantly rejected and authoritarian answers are offered as panaceas for all our problems. Runaway welfarism is used to benefit the rich at the expense of the middle class. Who would have ever thought that the current generation and Congress would stand idly by and watch such a rapid disintegration of the American Republic? Characteristic of this epic event is the casual acceptance by the people and political leaders of the unitary presidency, which is equivalent to granting dictatorial powers to the President.
In my view, it appears that the fate of the American Republic is now sealed—unless these recent trends are quickly reversed.
The saddest part of this tragedy is that all these horrible changes are being done in the name of patriotism and protecting freedom. They are justified by good intentions while believing the sacrifice of liberty is required for our safety. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Listening to Ron Paul’s speech from the House floor should scare every American and Congressional representative. Unfortunately, most will never hear his words, and many of those who do will dismiss them as ramblings of a right-wing extremist. The majority of Congressional leaders, for their part, were probably out to lunch and those who were in the chamber were likely sleeping or texting on their blackberries.
As Dr. Paul points out, the President of the United States now has the power to do anything he so desires without consequence. Decentralizing power out of the hands of a single individual or close-knit aristocracy was the very reason our Founders chartered the United States as a Republic.
Rule of law stemming from the protection of property rights is the most critical element of a free nation. With respect to “property,” we refer not just to the land you own, but your person – your body. When the President of the United States and others like Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst of Texas can justify the usurpation of our 4th amendment with no recourse, the imminent decline of our Union becomes frighteningly clear.
Take a look at the Amendments to the US Constitution and the Constitution itself and you’ll no doubt realize that the entire document is designed to protect the individual and his or her person. The Federal government (and most State government) believes, and Federal and State courts have upheld, that safety, security and privacy of an individual in their home or person is no longer important. They can enter your home without a warrant, grope you like an animal, torture if you are deemed to have important information and imprison you without trial or evidence. Allowing the government to act in this manner, without regard to the fourth amendment, then means that all other Constitutional protections collapse like a house of cards.
Government activities being engaged in under the Patriot Act and Interstate commerce, among others, while seemingly innocent to most Americans today, are rapidly and irreversibly leading These United States of America into tyranny. Most Americans assume that since this is law, it must be the right way to go about things.
Recall that Mr. Stalin also passed laws as leader of one of the most violent and brutal regimes in the history of the world. The end result was a nation that was impoverished for decades (even today, 60 years later) and one where an individual and their family could have their land seized by the state and be sentenced to life in prison, torture or death without an open trial and without ever seeing the evidence against him.
Scary considerations, indeed.
Just like that frog in the pot, the water is getting near boiling…and we’re all getting sleepier.
The Frog deal is a myth. Even Snopes sez so. But Ron Paul ain’t no frog and he’s right on.
I’m waiting for the I.M.F. world wide dollar (unit) to come out next year. Everything will be devalued to start the musical chairs dance up again.
I urge all readers to google “Tom Woods Nullification” and become educated on the best way to combat the creeping rise in tyranny. Dr. Woods, a professor of history, points out in many online videos that at the time of the founding of the USA, the states recognized the need for federal government but knew that its power would spiral out of control unless it was tightly limited. That’s what the tenth amendment is all about, that powers not specifically given to the union must be held by the states. Jefferson made it abundantly clear the states MUST nullify unconstitutional laws. Because the states have been beaten into submission by the federal government, over the centuries the federal government has expanded their power, ignored the constitution, and eroded liberties to a point where they now have the level of dictatorial control which the Founding Fathers specifically tried to prevent. Nullification seems to be the most effective tool to reverse this frightening trend. Please learn about it and help implement it before the swat team kicks down your door and takes you at gunpoint to a residential relocation facility “for your own good”.
The Republic has no Citizens anyway. They have all been converted into “citizens of the United States” as defined in corporate statutes.
Do not seek protection from the corporation, avoid it as much as possible, and protect yourself should its goons ever come to your door.
Yee! Haaa! Looky here, folks! Somebody besides me has a clue. Well said GC, well said indeed.
It doesn’t surprise me that the lawyer class refuses to take the Constitution serious. Consider if you will, why would a lawyer argue a bad law in the court of appeals or the supreme court if it would result in the death of a cash-cow.
My reasoning? Article V; the amendment process. The courts have taken the Constitution as a single body when each amendment is a modifier of the original document and each preceeding amendment.
So here we have the initial constitution ratified 25 June 1788. The first 10 amendments were ratified 15 December 1791. Either the amendments modified the original document or they didn’t. Under the amendment process it did, but the lawyers won’t argue the point.
So we have the federal gov’t enforcing supremacy that was clearly amended to insure the supremacy of the people (individuals who then make up the individual states, IX & X Amendments). In mosr every case, the feds fall back on the commerce clause as their supremacy argument.
A classic example is Gonzales v Reich. Putting aside the pot argument, the issue boiled down to the ease with which the item can be transported across state lines and therefore under the purview of the federal gov’t because of the commerce clause. Under this argument, because tomatoes can be transported across state lines, the feds could argue the tomatoes in your garden can and do affect interstate commerce and therefore it is a governmental responsibility to destroy your tomatoes.
Sound ridiculous? Sure, but who would have thought we would be in the mess we are currently in because of gov’t involvement in the free-market?
One thing we must remember, gov’t has NO rights only performance responsibilities based upon the citizen’s delegation of authority. A person can delegate authority, but can never delegate their ultimate responsibility. Responsibility can NEVER exist without authority. Ergo the citizens retain ultimate authority over gov’t.
Unfortunately few citizens will enforce their ultimate authority over gov’t. Even fewer will fight the good fight in the courts. One might ask how to fight?
Civil lawsuits. Begin tort processes against everyone from the monions to the top. Sue ’em all for civil rights violations. Clog the civil courts. It will hit the news. BUT no frivolous crap, eh? Stick to the Constitutional issues.
Please excuse me now while I get things in order before the authorities come to take me away. After all, I’m not a lawyer, ergo I be penalized for tendering legal advice that rocks the leaky boat that the feds have forced us to board. Now where did I put that personal flotation device that the gov’t mandates I wear?
Overtheedge, you don’t even have to take Gonzales v. Reich, and try to apply to food (Tomatoes), you only have to look up Wickard v. Filburn. The Government already can and will destroy private property in order to exercise it’s “supreme” over us, the serf class. This has been going on a very long time.
…but, as men with the right to be armed, we are duty bound to enforce the constitution by authorized deadly force. Will we? Not yet. I pray each night that God will give us back our courage and our grit to fight what is creeping, slowly, onto and into our private lives and property. I fear, if I’m pushed, I’ll be the only one to stand up for what is right. There are so many of the fully sheopled around me that standing up will simply mean I get cut down.
Currently, the cops come in and murder and terrorize. Show them a gun and the militarized police will murder you 60 times before you hit the ground, just like Jose in Arizona. He never shouldered the weapon. Never took the safety off.
God, where did the America go You gave us?
NetRanger you are not alone in your opinion. The Constitution means to protect Americans from an oppressive government. I read a book called “Liberal Fascism” by Jonah Goldberg and it describes in detail the real threat that comes from people who call themselves liberals and progressives for they take great pleasure of taking liberty from their fellow man. Stalin, Hitler, Musslini are all in fact fascists and tht is why liberals applaud such men because they love power. Woodrow Wilson admired Abraham Lincoln because of the power that he was able to carry out. Take heed America the Republic is doomed.
I have a web site where I give advise on penny stocks and stocks under five dollars. I have many years of experience with these type of stocks . If their is anyone that is interested in these type of stocks you can check out my web site by just clicking my name. I would like to comment about double digit inflation. I am very disturbed by the lack of progress on cutting the budget deficit. It will require large tax increases and budget cuts to bring the deficit under control. When nobody will buy the debt obligations of the united states than the buyer of last resort will emerge and who might be that buyer of last resort’ the government itself. in other words the massive money printing will have begun welcome weimar republic two thousand ?
James, looks an awful lot like spam to me.
QUOTES OF THE WEEK: On-line article by Jim Willie, May 25, 2011: ”The ruin of money is the momentum play. The elite are fully invested in the current system, and are fully willing to put more money into reinforcements to preserve their wealth, power, and position. The global financial system is coming apart at the seams, and the financial guardians in charge from the syndicate cannot any longer hold it together. The Gold & Silver prices are the hint of lost control. Expect breathtaking grand upward moves in price in the next several months. It will be fun to watch the dim bulbs explain their positions after their wrong viewpoints have been so well covered by the financial rags. They will surely squirm. Some will gloat. Some big prominent banks will fail. Few are aware, but the events in the first week were the result of JPMorgan not being able to meet the schedule of May silver deliveries. In time, the distance between paper Gold & Silver and physical Gold & Silver will be great.”
Most people are sheep. Is it any wonder they tolerate their constitutional rights being stripped away in the name of safety and security? Look at what most people tolerate on the state and local level and the petty tyrannies that exist within their own communities (homeowner associations, zoning restrictions, building permits, business licenses, burning permits, city and county firearms restrictions, etc.). These are just on the local level and are in many cases more visible and have more direct effect on one’s daily life than edicts out of faraway Washington. Yet most tolerate these restrictions on one’s freedom with hardly a peep. So I am not surprised that the politicians in Washington do what they do and continue to be elected. We get just the kind of government that we deserve and we will get what’s coming to us for trading freedom for security. According to Robert Heinlein, “I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.”
Ron Paul: the only guy in Congress with the courage and integrity to say it like it is. Nobody’s listening.
John, a LOT of people are listening. They just don’t report it on the news.
One of the networks I crossed while channel surfing (I think it was CBS) had some expert on when a couple of the corp candidates dropped out. The idiot was asked what the Republicans can do now. He went on to name a few other useless names like Palin, but not one time did Ron Paul get mentioned by either of them.
That was one minute of my life I will never get back…
The networks are the corporations mouthpiece. The internet is the peoples.
Our job is to beat the establishment before its propaganda allows it to gain control over the internet. It is s fight they know they will lose right now, otherwise they would be fighting it more now.
The PEOPLE listen to Ron Paul, it is the establishment that ignores him.
What a fantastic speech. A real American.
This may sound old & worn out, but they can only impose so much tyranny upon us while we’re as heavily armed as we are.
With 100 million Americans armed, that means if you add up all cops, FBI, Marines, Army, Air Force, Navy, Blackwater COMBINED, they would equal less than 2% (1.1%) of the population.
It is THEY that must fear US, never forget it.
I agree whole heartily. Think about the USSR had a police state for almost 50 years. It went bankrupt becuase it was a welfare,warfare,and police state. All of this broke it down. So if we go through a debt crisis how on earth will they fund a massive police state in Continental America if they are broke? They will try but fail to put in place a police state in a serious economic collapse.
They can do it so long as they control the printing of what people use as “money”. That is what must be stopped.
Is it a holiday for the FDIC?
I found this elsewhere on the Net..please I know its long, but take the time to read it, and understand what shes telling us..
This country is in Big F-in trouble
1938 Austria — Land of “The Sound of Music” Story
Friends, I had the opportunity to hear Kitty Werthmann speak at the Eagle
Forum national conference a couple of months back. She told a powerful
story about what it was like growing up under Hitler.
America Truly is the Greatest Country in the World. Don’t Let Freedom Slip
By: Kitty Werthmann
What I am about to tell you is something you’ve probably never heard or
will ever read in history books.
I believe that I am an eyewitness to history. I cannot tell you that
Hitler took Austria by tanks and guns; it would distort history. We
elected him by a landslide — 98% of the vote. I’ve never read that in any
American publications. Everyone thinks that Hitler just rolled in with his
tanks and took Austria by force.
In 1938, Austria was in deep Depression. Nearly one-third of our workforce
was unemployed. We had 25% inflation and 25% bank loan interest rates.
Farmers and business people were declaring bankruptcy daily. Young people
were going from house to house begging for food. Not that they didn’t want
to work; there simply weren’t any jobs. My mother was a Christian woman
and believed in helping people in need. Every day we cooked a big kettle
of soup and baked bread to feed those poor, hungry people — about 30
The Communist Party and the National Socialist Party were fighting each
other. Blocks and blocks of cities like Vienna , Linz , and Graz were
destroyed. The people became desperate and petitioned the government to
let them decide what kind of government they wanted.
We looked to our neighbor on the north, Germany, where Hitler had been in
power since 1933. We had been told that they didn’t have unemployment or
crime, and they had a high standard of living. Nothing was ever said about
persecution of any group — Jewish or otherwise. We were led to believe
that everyone was happy. We wanted the same way of life in Austria . We
were promised that a vote for Hitler would mean the end of unemployment
and help for the family. Hitler also said that businesses would be
assisted, and farmers would get their farms back. Ninety-eight percent of
the population voted to annexAustria to Germany and have Hitler for our
We were overjoyed, and for three days we danced in the streets and had
candlelight parades. The new government opened up big field kitchens and
everyone was fed.
After the election, German officials were appointed, and like a miracle,
we suddenly had law and order. Three or four weeks later, everyone was
employed. The government made sure that a lot of work was created through
the Public Work Service.
Hitler decided we should have equal rights for women. Before this, it was
a custom that married Austrian women did not work outside the home. An
able-bodied husband would be looked down on if he couldn’t support his
family. Many women in the teaching profession were elated that they could
retain the jobs they previously had been required to give up for marriage.
Hitler Targets Education — Eliminates Religious Instruction for Children:
Our education was nationalized. I attended a very good public school. The
population was predominantly Catholic, so we had religion in our schools.
The day we elected Hitler (March 13, 1938), I walked into my schoolroom to
find the crucifix replaced by Hitler’s picture hanging next to a Nazi
flag. Our teacher, a very devout woman, stood up and told the class we
wouldn’t pray or have religion anymore. Instead, we sang “Deutschland,
Deutschland, Uber Alles,” and had physical education.
Sunday became National Youth Day with compulsory attendance. Parents were
not pleased about the sudden change in curriculum. They were told that if
they did not send us, they would receive a stiff letter of warning the
first time. The second time they would be fined the equivalent of $300,
and the third time they would be subject to jail. The first two hours
consisted of political indoctrination. The rest of the day we had sports.
As time went along, we loved it. Oh, we had so much fun and got our sports
equipment free. We would go home and gleefully tell our parents about the
wonderful time we had.
My mother was very unhappy. When the next term started, she took me out of
public school and put me in a convent. I told her she couldn’t do that and
she told me that someday when I grew up, I would be grateful. There was a
very good curriculum, but hardly any fun — no sports, and no political
indoctrination. I hated it at first but felt I could tolerate it. Every
once in a while, on holidays, I went home. I would go back to my old
friends and ask what was going on and what they were doing. Their loose
lifestyle was very alarming to me. They lived without religion. By that
time unwed mothers were glorified for having a baby for Hitler. It seemed
strange to me that our society changed so suddenly. As time went along, I
realized what a great deed my mother did so that I wasn’t exposed to that
kind of humanistic philosophy.
Equal Rights Hits Home:
In 1939, the war started and a food bank was established. All food was
rationed and could only be purchased using food stamps. At the same time,
a full-employment law was passed which meant if you didn’t work, you didn’
t get a ration card, and if you didn’t have a card, you starved to death.
Women who stayed home to raise their families didn’t have any marketable
skills and often had to take jobs more suited for men.
Soon after this, the draft was implemented. It was compulsory for young
people, male and female, to give one year to the labor corps. During the
day, the girls worked on the farms, and at night they returned to their
barracks for military training just like the boys. They were trained to be
anti-aircraft gunners and participated in the signal corps. After the
labor corps, they were not discharged but were used in the front lines.
When I go back to Austria to visit my family and friends, most of these
women are emotional cripples because they just were not equipped to handle
the horrors of combat. Three months before I turned 18, I was severely
injured in an air raid attack. I nearly had a leg amputated, so I was
spared having to go into the labor corps and into military service.
Hitler Restructured the Family Through Daycare:
When the mothers had to go out into the work force, the government
immediately established child care centers. You could take your children
ages 4 weeks to school age and leave them there around-the-clock, 7 days a
week, under the total care of the government. The state raised a whole
generation of children. There were no motherly women to take care of the
children, just people highly trained in child psychology. By this time, no
one talked about equal rights. We knew we had been had.
Health Care and Small Business Suffer Under Government Controls:
Before Hitler, we had very good medical care. Many American doctors
trained at the University of Vienna . After Hitler, health care was
socialized, free for everyone. Doctors were salaried by the government.
The problem was, since it was free, the people were going to the doctors
for everything. When the good doctor arrived at his office at 8 a.m., 40
people were already waiting and, at the same time, the hospitals were
full. If you needed elective surgery, you had to wait a year or two for
your turn. There was no money for research as it was poured into
socialized medicine. Research at the medical schools literally stopped, so
the best doctors left Austria and emigrated to other countries.
As for healthcare, our tax rates went up to 80% of our income. Newlyweds
immediately received a $1,000 loan from the government to establish a
household. We had big programs for families. All day care and education
were free. High schools were taken over by the government and college
tuition was subsidized. Everyone was entitled to free handouts, such as
food stamps, clothing, and housing.
We had another agency designed to monitor business. My brother-in-law
owned a restaurant that had square tables. Government officials told him
he had to replace them with round tables because people might bump
themselves on the corners. Then they said he had to have additional
bathroom facilities. It was just a small dairy business with a snack bar.
He couldn’t meet all the demands. Soon, he went out of business. If the
government owned the large businesses and not many small ones existed, it
could be in control.
We had consumer protection. We were told how to shop and what to buy. Free
enterprise was essentially abolished. We had a planning agency specially
designed for farmers. The agents would go to the farms, count the
live-stock, then tell the farmers what to produce, and how to produce it.
“Mercy Killing” Redefined:
In 1944, I was a student teacher in a small village in the Alps . The
villagers were surrounded by mountain passes which, in the winter, were
closed off with snow, causing people to be isolated. So people
intermarried and offspring were sometimes retarded. When I arrived, I was
told there were 15 mentally retarded adults, but they were all useful and
did good manual work. I knew one, named Vincent, very well. He was a
janitor of the school. One day I looked out the window and saw Vincent and
others getting into a van. I asked my superior where they were going. She
said to an institution where the State Health Department would teach them
a trade, and to read and write. The families were required to sign papers
with a little clause that they could not visit for 6 months. They were
told visits would interfere with the program and might cause homesickness.
As time passed, letters started to dribble back saying these people died a
natural, merciful death. The villagers were not fooled. We suspected what
was happening. Those people left in excellent physical health and all died
within 6 months. We called this euthanasia.
The Final Steps – Gun Laws:
Next came gun registration. People were getting injured by guns. Hitler
said that the real way to catch criminals (we still had a few) was by
matching serial numbers on guns. Most citizens were law abiding and
dutifully marched to the police station to register their firearms. Not
long after-wards, the police said that it was best for everyone to turn in
their guns. The authorities already knew who had them, so it was futile
not to comply voluntarily.
No more freedom of speech. Anyone who said something against the
government was taken away. We knew many people who were arrested, not only
Jews, but also priests and ministers who spoke up.
Totalitarianism didn’t come quickly, it took 5 years from 1938 until 1943,
to realize full dictatorship in Austria . Had it happened overnight, my
countrymen would have fought to the last breath. Instead, we had creeping
gradualism. Now, our only weapons were broom handles. The whole idea
sounds almost unbelievable that the state, little by little eroded our
After World War II, Russian troops occupied Austria. Women were raped,
preteen to elderly. The press never wrote about this either. When the
Soviets left in 1955, they took everything that they could, dismantling
whole factories in the process. They sawed down whole orchards of fruit,
and what they couldn’t destroy, they burned. We called it The Burned
Earth. Most of the population barricaded themselves in their houses. Women
hid in their cellars for 6 weeks as the troops mobilized. Those who couldn’t,
paid the price. There is a monument in Vienna today, dedicated to
those women who were massacred by the Russians. This is an eye witness
Big F***ing trouble indeed.
That was a good read. Thanks. Had no idea.
Reminds of someting I think MLK Jr. said:
“Remember, everything Hitler did was legal”.
We are starting to wonder whether we should get out of this country. I really don’t want to…
Thanks for posting VRF
yep Mac…frog in the frying pan.
my feet are on fire
operation regime change in effect
Note the subtle media movement.
VRF-glad you sent that. We all need to see things like this to remind us of what really happens under tyranny. And to give us greater determination to protect our families for what may soon be unbearably hard times in America.
Congressman Paul, and a small handful of other public figures, understands what is at stake and what is being done to our nation. Sadly, most of the dc crowd don’t get it, or worse, they are actively working to enslave us. Sadder still, the great majority of our fellow citizens don’t have a clue about what true liberty, freedom and responsibility is. I’m honestly heart-broken for our country.
What can we do about our future? Is it possible to rally enough people to somehow change things, or at least fight against the would-be masters? I’m still looking for answers…
I’m an Australian, in Australia.
I don’t know how hard it is to emigrate to another country from America, but I suspect it isn’t as hard as it is to immigrate TO America. If I were American, and had more than 2 American cents to rub together, I’d look into other options elsewhere.
One may get homesick for one’s country, but I can see many posters on this site are already homesick for THEIR America.
I am aware of the immigration problems that you have been experiencing from the Orient. I speak English and am a skilled trades person and would like to move to OZ. In the coming months, I will plan a move. Winter sounds good to me.
Yes, but you Aussies have already had your guns taken away. We have not allowed that here in the USA. I’m not going anywhere. I’ll die in the land of my birth with a rifle that I bought in my hands.
I have been told by a very trust worthy individual , that works in some capacity between two countries, ours and south America.(i cant say who or exactly what he does).that people with money (a lot) have been pulling money out of this country at an alarming rate…they have the ability to leave, and are planing to do just that.
And that our government is trying to find a way to stop this,, and them.
He is prepping to leave, and has been for the past 4 to 5 years..taking money and putting it in a bank in that counties currency , building relationships and working relationships, also married to a person from that other country..
he has been approached by “officials” about him taking money out of here, and has been detained in the airport for doing so.
I cant go too deep..all im going to say is this..If you have the abilty, and can take the risks involved..do it
I would rather flee to a 3rd world country, (or one lesser than here) than to be here when this country folds and becomes a 3rd world country..if you catch my drift?
take care, and stay thirsty my friends..thirsty for the truth, and make those bastards own up to it
Im also married to a S.A. lady..and have plans in place if the need arises.Family and a support system in place and a place to live there, but when do you know its time?
I dont know…but i feel its approaching at break neck speed.
And im not as financially able as my friend..and not as good with the language..there is a huge stumbleing block for some that may have the ability to flee, but wont have the tools to survive in that other counry, or the backing that this friend i have , has built over a period of 5 to 7 years knowing that in retirement he had already planned to have extended visits to that other country..now his retirement plan has become a survival plan.
Im sure when TSHTF..no ones going to be able to jump on a flight out of this country..no matter what or who you know.
He has also taken the time to obtain a passport and some type of citizenship of this other country..I think..
we still need to talk more, so i can learn more from him
I know bailing out seems like the thing to do,however most of us just don’t have the funds to do this. My thoughts are that maybe we should stand our ground and support each other as this hard times hit all of us. I was once said that ( we would never try to invade America because there would be a gun behind every blade of grass) . Now seems to be the time to awkaken the sleeping giant, Not the goverment, but the people of this country.
God bless all
I agree DPS..Im not going down without a fight..this is MY America, and I want it back!
Bailing from this country would be a last ditch effort, or a choice to save my family only if there was no other choice..
at this point, I think its time WE the people all wake up and remove ALL that are in “power” and send them to the un-employment office (so they can tase what they have created)No severance package, no bail outs..time they find out what its like in the private sector
For us, it would be time start over and rebuild our Republic..and never allow any more traitors to enter our government
5 stars for that VRF
Good news America, our 80-year-old Congressman Ron Paul wants to sell America’s assets.
Starting with 8134 TONNES OF GOLD, because the U.S. holds the largest gold Reserve in the WORLD.
Our 80-year-old Congressman wants to pay off part of our debts like when Gordon Brown sold 2/3 of Britain’s gold assets. How disgraceful!!!
So if you have money or can print your own money then you can compete with the elite carbal.
The article – RON PAUL “SELL FORT KNOX GOLD TO BATLE DEBT”
“Ron Paul told the Sun today that he reckoned the sale of gold reserves would be “a good and moral decision. An individual would have to do the same.”
The article “WHO OWNS THE MOST GOLD IN THE WORLD? by wealthdaily dot com
Ans: The United States of America
The United States holds the largest gold reserve in the world. With 8,133.5 tonnes, the US gold holdings are worth approximately $269.67 billion.
This massive gold reserve represents about .9436 an ounce for ever person living in the country.
The majority of the American gold is reported to be held in the world famous United States Bullion Depository in Fort Knox, Kentucky, although there is some controversy that suggests otherwise.
The remainder of the US reserves are held at the Philadelphia Mint, the Denver Mint, the West Point Bullion Depository and the San Francisco Assay Office.
I believe there is no gold in Fort Knox. The tank divisions are gone. Deep storage, somewhere, sealed. Charlie don’t surf.
The price of gold at the time the article was written was about half the price that it is now.
Today, you can not buy 8,134 tonnes, because no country has that much available for sale.
Since the gold is a main factor in determine the country’s FINANCIAL STABILITY, POWER AND WEALTH. In fact, China and India, each is trying to obtain 10,000 tonnes of gold.
The gold was taken from our grandparents. It should not belong to the government. Government should not control money. We cannot be free without controlling our own money. Ron Paul wants us to be free and have our money back. He is the only presidential candidate that talks about this. I would vote for him if he was 100.
Hitler took it from the Jewish people when his luck ran out in Economics 201. We took it from him when we put our boot on his neck. God granted that and allowed us to prosper. Now there’s a new sheriff in town and he believes he can re-write history for the IMF. Stay safe Manos. You’re at the tip of the spear and you know it.
Gold is still gold. Where is the dollar and what does it buy? It has much much further to go, forever.
acording to you, “gold is still gold”, then the elites would not manipulate politicians like RON PAUL or Britain’s PM (Gordon Brown)to sell gold to them, right?? But in fact, Gordon Brown already did, at $250.00/ an ounce.
Acording to you the dollar, “it has much much further to go, FOREVER.” Hmmm, then why are you here???
Try to tell to the world the Dollar ponzi scheme will last forever, and they will laugh in your face. And is why Ron Paul at once point demanded the dollar must go back to the GOLD STANDARD???
It seems Ron Paul has Alzheimers disease. Someone is obviously behind him and telling him what to do or say. Lew Rockwell, Alex Jones’s websites and the mainstream media are constantly promoting Ron Paul.
There is always someone behind someone in Janes world. Except I suspect Jane herself because she knows she is sane. Ah I love to rhyme, oh well, its Taco Time! 😉
There are few and far between people in the MSM that promote Ron Paul. Most of them have them on to make fun of him and his crazy ideas of a proper government and market system (where the government removes itself from it as much as humanly possible).
Ron Paul is just tossing out ideas on how to start repaying our debt. He still wants a dollar backed by Gold and Silver according to the latest articles I read.
Yes Mike but Jane was only thinking on one level. Anybody that knows anything and has been in the military knows about Jane’s World. Excellent recce blue bound hard cover yearly books.
Ron knows that Jane. Maaaaaybe he just wants the fed and our gold audited like he has promoted for YEARS. Have you thought of that before you give up on him?
Mike L (Lunatic)
UNLESS YOUR ARE RETARDED or you are here to spread misinformation. It’s a fact based on the news and evem this website has a lot. Are you so stupid you can’t even read.
Mike L (lunatic), you’re constantly making stupid statements, you think so highly of yourself; this is a sign of demented behavior.
RHYMES ARE A CHILDS GAME and ARE FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU WITH LITTLE MIND.
hertosexual FLAMER, I don’t go to your site, just to read filthy comments; I read some of your comments, they are dumb and filthy. Politics are not about me, its about the good and the bad news, and the ones who make it happen.
STOP ATTACKING THE MESSENGER, AND TALK ABO0UT THE FACT AND PROVIDE USEFUL SOLUTION.
ATTACKING WOMAN OR MAC’S AUDIENCE IS A LOW LIFE TACTICS AND SHOWS SOMEONE WHO IS INCAPABLE OF THINKING.
What kind of taco? Me Tarzan, Jane meet Jane. Lighten up Jane. I’m bored and you entertain me. Nothing personal. I’m 84 and I live in a rest home for old people and I’ve pissed in more countries than you’ll ever see. What else am I going to do? How much do you weigh? Can you put the blonde wig on. Why are you shouting again. Lets get to the facts. Do YOU think Ron P. wants an audit of the Fort and Fed?
Mike, you are a loon and you fit right in with the most of us. Hell, I like your rhymes. I jealous. Jane, I have more PM than you and your twin sister weigh. Can’t take it with me but I’m waiting for the best part. I already get room service. My room mate & I have two big screen tv’s & laptops with 4G. We watch a lot of movies & sneak out at night. This is our kind of holiday today.
You must be mistaken about who you are talking to. I don’t have any sisters or other siblings.
Since I was adopted, I look nothing like my father – He’s blond with blue eyes.
I am glad you have a lot of PM.
Party on dude …………………………………..
SPOILERS, TROJAN HORSES, CERTAIN GROUPS AFRE FUNDED BY MULTI-BILLIONAIRES TO GAIN POWER AND FINANCIAL WEALTH AND IT’S BEEN IN THE NEWS FOR YEARS NOW. (even agent Jones said so.)
We’ve seen countries were taken down without a single bullet; watch as riots are happening around the worl – ONE COUNTRY AT A TIME UNDER HIDDEN HANDS.
UNLESS YOUR ARE RETARDED or you are here to spread misinformation. It’s a fact based on the news and evem this website has a lot. Mike L, are you so stupid you can’t even read???
RHYMES ARE A CHILDS GAME and ARE FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU WITH LITTLE MIND.
You don’t have to tell me your age, I know most of you are OLD, RETIRED and/or RETARDED. The OLD ones are on the internet to harass the young, children and/or women. So what do the YOUNG and the Restless do? Run the
YOU and YOUR PEOPLE SHOULD KNOW I AM NO MATCH FOR YOU, SO LEAVE E ALONE & GIVE IT A REST.
Which side of the Mississippi are you from and which part of my avatar don’t you understand? My Democrat (hee haw) roommate bet me a 1/10 oz AGE for each one he picks before a cargo of us elderly transportees head off with the aliens to teach in another galaxy far far away. So long as they let me swim in the pool I don’t need the little blue m&m’s. My job is almost done since you will not discuss the facts. I’m going to miss my grandkid but I taught him how to fish.
My roommate needs the Beano.
Re-read and figure which has much further to go. Note period. The other is just a promise to renege on. Never value your gold in $’s. You know that and I know you know that. Ron knows more than you & I will ever know but I’ll hold onto mine.
I do not need the Beano. Change the Jello from lime green and I’ll do just fine and get Darth Vader out of here. I want the Rockettes. I have plenty of 1/10 ouncers and they are a good thing.
You two remind me of The Bucket List!
[T]here are known knowns; there are things we know we know.
We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know.
But there are also unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t know we don’t know. ”
—Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
Now there is a good man!
Slim: Donald Rumsfeld a good man? Surely you are being sarcastic! This man is coward! He has been good at sending others to war but like Cheney, Bush, and Clinton; not enough guts to go himself.
Chickenhawks with yellow bellies and a stripe that goes all the way up and down their backs!
The more I see and hear of Ron Paul the less I like him. Selling our gold is ASININE! It is the wealth of the nation AND the individual.
Get some gold.
He wont have to worry about no gold..It isnt there..the government doesnt cant sell or use what they dont have..if they did, this problem would have been solved long time ago when the number was much smaller..
any one on here know the last time there was an acctual audit of this countries gold?
and when have you ever read or known where large sums of money have been trusted within our government system to find that its still all intact?…never.
you cant have the biggest theifs watching over the a large sum of weath..it never works or turns out like you want it too..
greed corrupts, period…..it aint there
Any farmer knows..you dont have, or trust the fox guarding the hen house
why is it that no one has really seen, or know exactly how much gold there is supposed to be in FK..????
talk is cheap…show me the money
So when’s the shootin’ start?
All of the gold was shipped to the new IMF.
PO’d, I am not sure when it will start. I would love to be able to say that there will be a non-violent solution to what is happening but I just do not see it. Do not hope for violence, it will come soon enough. Only the criminally insane will look forward to violence. Millions will engage in it but not by choice. The PTB are pushing for it. I only hope that those who are destroying our country and our peace are made to pay the price.
Indeed, I do not wish for violence, but neither will I run from it. I do know that sometimes offense is the best defense. I don’t know how things are going to shake out, but I do know this, something violent from the average American population is gonna have to happen to snap these politicians heads around. Only then they’ll come to the realization, that their bullshit games are over.
Thanks for the hat tip Mac.
Ron Paul: “Sell the Gold in Ft. Knox”
“…What’s going on here? If it was immoral and illegal for the government to confiscate the gold at $20 an ounce in 1933, why is it a bad idea for the government to sell back the gold to the public at a market price today?
We see once again that people who say they believe that gold is the basis of freedom do not believe it. They believe in the United States government. They believe that the government has the right to hang onto its stolen gold. Why?…
My preference would be for the gold to be sold as tenth-ounce American eagles. Sell it to American citizens, not foreign central banks. Get Americans used to holding small gold coins. The government stole the gold from Americans. It should sell it back to Americans…”
Jane- you forgot to mention how old Ron Paul is. I think he’s about 80. I suppose you think that’s well past the point of having any significance in society. C’mon, let’s not insult the old fart just because he’s well into geezerhood. Which reminds me, don’t you think geezerhood would be a great name for a rock band?
“Why, you young whipper-snappers! If I was just a few decades younger I’d take a switch to you!”- R.P.
His age shouldnt even matter to anybody anyway! In fact, Reagen was almost 70 yrs old when he was elected! (Google it)
Osage Orange hedge apple branch planted during the dust bowl days.
Ron Paul: “It Appears That the Fate of the American Republic is Now Sealed”
I don’t mean to be rude, but that ship has sailed.
Lots to digest here.Real food for thought…
Not having a crystal ball at hand,a good guess is about my best.MY guesses are as follows:the dollar will at some point be “adjusted”,like Mexico did in the seventies(If I recall correctly,if not please feel free to correct me).I guess about one dime(or even penny)for each “old” greenback.Food and gas will spiral upwards on a hourly basis.We’ll notice the price of Gold hit the $4000-$10,000 mark and most banks suddenly failing as the Uber(top 5%)Rich remove their $$$ and move the wealth elsewhere(If you knew just about when the SHTF,wouldn’t you?).
Stocks will possibly rise quite a bit before the plug gets pulled and they lose 95% of their value.But don’t worry,the Asians,Arabs and their ILK will have troubles enough of their own.As things finally come apart here in America,the sudden and utter collapse of the “American” market will cause havoc over there as well.Just a few weeks longer away at the most.The times will make the Great Depression look like a really fun time to have lived through compared to our very own coming-out party.The Feds will finally raise taxes astronomically on everyone and everything in sight.They may be bought and sold,but they WILL look after themselves and their positions of power,first and foremost,as the end approaches.I doubt there will be ANY freedoms not trashed in the “Panic” coming upon us.We see a fore-taste with the current national security mess at airports,train stations,etc.Who will the “leaders” be?Some truly updated,”re-branded” and so very tastefully modern version of the Nazi’s,beyond any doubt.Any kind of criticism of the government will be dealt with swiftly and harshly.I suspect this why they’re keeping the troops in Afghanistan and else where.That way they have troops who are conditioned to civil unrest and will act on orders without remorse or mercy when the time arrives.I could be very wrong on any of this,and hope so.But I doubt it.
Best to All,Keep safe and warm
How sad to watch the death throes of an empire in decline. The endless military crusades masquerading as a “war on terror” amount to nothing more than global murder campaigns, designed to orchestrate chaos in regions whose resources are desirable. The legislative and judicial branches of the fedgov have rubber-stamped approval of the chief executive becoming essentially an emperor and being treated as if he is above the law. He has the brains of a marionette, which is utterly appropriate for a puppet ruler who acts at the behest of the true power elite. We have the systematic debasement of the currency through nonstop money-printing, and the heightening focus on provision of bread and circuses in the form of nutritional assistance programs and the government’s lapdog mainstream media continuously spewing propaganda and mindless pap. Our national sovereignty is circling the drain, and tens of millions of our people are focusing on team competitive sports, Dancing with the Stars, and the lives of debauched celebrities. I cannot blame anyone who wants to try to make a life in another country. If one had the capacity it would be foolish to fail to act when the writing on the wall is so clear. Where could one go, however, that would truly be out of reach of the empire and its military machine?
Best of luck to all,
“And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.” –Revelation 18:4