Discussion in 'Politics' started by Dissent, Sep 8, 2012.
The Gold Standard Is Coming - Forbes
We aren't going back to the gold standard
....OK.....we shall see..
Why not a platinum standard, palladium standard, silver standard, copper standard, aluminum standard, pork bellies standard, or a standard based on any other commodity? What's so special about the commodity we call gold that sets it apart from other commodities?
More of it.
No reason, other than the fact that the market has historically turned to gold and silver to act as a medium of exchange.
The amount is irrelevant.
no. it isn't.
the gold standard is deflationary because gold is a finite resource.
normal people know this.
notwithstanding an opinion piece from peter shiff.
how do you pay for something in gold over the internet?
Going back to the gold standard is NOT a good idea for several reasons. Here's one...
Turning Lead into Gold
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