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Rep. Ron Paul, a longtime critic of the Federal Reserve who has called on a return to the gold standard, has praised Hilton's efforts.
"Efforts such as yours in states around the country highlight the importantance of returning to sound money," Paul wrote in a letter to Hilton. "Even if such efforts fail to achieve legislative success on their first try, their importance lies in bringing to the public's attention the problem of the ever-weakening dollar and the necessity of returning to a sound monetary system.""People sense that in the era of quantitative easing and zero interest ra
Originally posted by surrealist
This is interesting news just appearing on the Fox news website. I wonder why bother if there is no intention of returning to the gold standard? The article hints that there is some growing concern around the USD currency and monetary policy
so maybe this is what has triggered their consideration to bring back gold and silver coins.