Sound Money and the Ring of Truth

Sound Money and the Ring of Truth

Submitted by Guy Christopher of MoneyMetals.com.

We Americans no longer carry gold, silver, or copper in our pockets and purses as our grandparents did. But we still carry the history, legacy and spirit of those coins in our language – with more meaning than you might imagine.

“Sound money” has a clear message recognized for centuries around the world. It describes the musical, metallic ring of a gold, silver, or copper coin dropped on any hard surface of glass, stone, wood, or metal. Sound money literally refers …

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Solidus.Center Discusses the Fed with Senior Mises Fellows

Solidus.Center Discusses the Fed with Senior Mises Fellows

On a special broadcast on Kinetic HiFi radio, I discussed with Solidus.Center board members and Senior Mises Institute Fellows Mark Thornton and Walter Block the history of the Fed, how the Fed harms the average American, and how the monetary system would function if the Fed were abolished. (Click “read more” at the bottom of the post if the player doesn’t appear.)

 

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Solidus.Center Founder Seth Mason on Fighting to Limit the Fed

Solidus.Center Founder Seth Mason on Fighting to Limit the Fed

In a recent interview on the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I described why the Fed has become an impediment to prosperity for the average American, what we at Solidus.Center are doing to promote the limitation of the Fed’s influence on the economy, and why I’m personally invested in our cause. (Click “read more” at the bottom of the post if the player doesn’t appear.)

 

Don’t miss my live Federal Reserve group discussion with Solidus.Center board members and Mises Institute Senior Fellows Mark Thornton and Walter Block …

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Ratigan: The Fed Bought the Big Banks’ Garbage for $14 Trillion

Ratigan: The Fed Bought the Big Banks’ Garbage for $14 Trillion

In the following video recorded in the wake of the financial crisis, Morning Meeting host Dylan Ratigan explained that the Fed bought the Big Banks’ toxic loans for $14 trillion of the American people’s money, an enormous debt that will have to be paid back in the form of inflation and/or taxes. Furthermore, he noted, the Fed stubbornly refused to reveal exactly what they paid for.

Ratigan highlighted two important points: 1) The Fed not only enables massive malinvestment that yields asset bubbles that ultimately pop …

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Thomas Sowell: Federal Reserve a “Cancer”

Thomas Sowell: Federal Reserve a “Cancer”

The following interview with economist and Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell is one of the more impactful anti-Federal Reserve videos on the web.

Sowell made three salient points in the interview: 1) The federal government allowed the establishment of the Fed at the behest of elite bankers such as J.P. Morgan. 2) The worst economic crises this nation has faced have been on the Fed’s watch. 3) The Fed doesn’t necessarily have to be replaced with any other institution.

The interview also demonstrated the unfortunate ignorance of the …

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