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In his first television interview since being named chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees the Fed, Ron Paul sounds somewhat restrained about going after the central bank--and much more interested in returning "legal tender"--gold and silver--to circulation to compete with the dollar:



P.S. Some enterprising shampoo concern ought to sign up that anchor forthwith, huh? Bouncy!

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