Ron Paul Wants To Know How Much Gold the U.S. Has RIGHT NOW
Ron Paul, like a grizzled cartoon prospector, is constantly jumping up and down and shrieking about gold. Now heneeds to know how much of it the U.S. has IN ITS POSSESSION right NOW. How worried is he? He "believes it's 'a possibility' that there might not actually be any gold in the vaults of Fort Knox or the New York Federal Reserve bank." Our financial institutions are filled with fake gold! That giant boulder is going to start rolling after us as soon as Ron Paul finds out the gold is fake.
The libertarian lawmaker told Kitco News, a website that tracks news about precious metals, that an audit was necessary to determine how much the U.S. maintains in gold reserves in case the government were to use gold to back the dollar.
“If there was no question about the gold being there, you think they would be anxious to prove gold is there,” he said.
What is this logic? If people hear about a crazy assertion from a random lawmaker in a random precious-metals website, they quickly jump up to disprove it? Perhaps our financial system has more important things to worry about these days. PERHAPS.
“Our Federal Reserve admits to nothing, and they should prove all the gold is there. There is a reason to be suspicious and even if you are not suspicious why wouldn’t you have an audit?
Because Ron Paul is generally ignored when he has weird, time-consuming ideas he wants other people to carry out.
More importantly, how much gold is in Ron Paul right now? We want to see an audit of that. That man must consume like 10 ounces of it a day he loves it so much. STOP HOARDING OUR GOLD IN YOUR BODY, RON PAUL. It messes up our currency system. [The Hill]