Back to the Gold Standard?

By Joshua Green

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:


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

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