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Originally posted by antar
Since 1782 when the National government (Republic) went to the states and asked them to foot the bill for the revolutionary war and the states in turn handed over their sovereignty in place of payment of the debt, set the stage for our current state of oppression and loss of sovereignty.
We are no longer operating as a Republic, our constitution was created as a security with sureties and we began passing our debt onto a third party.
We were only a republic for 7 years, until the time to pay and we sold ourselves and our freedoms to the king of England. he gladly bought the debt and legal title over National governments property and democracy was formed.
Originally posted by The Last Man on Earth
Not really, the US was formed because you guys didn't like how the Bank of England ran things...then you founded the Federal Reserve, and copied it almost word-for-word...
The Federal Reserve System (also the Federal Reserve; informally The Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. Created in 1913 by the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act (signed by Woodrow Wilson), it is a quasi-public and quasi-private (government entity with private components) banking system that comprises (1) the presidentially appointed Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.;
Originally posted by themightydollar
Comparing apples to apples, if you look at two independent investments - one based on gold and the other base on the dollar, how much do you think gold out performed the dollar over the past year?
Easily 10-30% right?. In fact, you probably think the dollar lost 20-30% make gold a much much better investment?
The dollar actually beat gold as an investment over the past year. It beat the stock market, silver, diamonds, oil, the Yuan (Chinese currency), real estate, and most other investments. Wow
Just take a look at this Yahoo Chart
Here is the symbol key:
GLD = Gold ETF Index
UUP = Dollar Bull ETF Index