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Gov. Perry: Texas wants
its gold back from
the Federal Reserve

Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 3/27/2013 10:14:31 PM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told Glenn Beck on his radio show last week that he wants the state’s $1 billion in gold reserves back from the Federal Reserve. State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione is sponsoring a bill that would establish the Texas Bullion Depository, a state-based bank to house the gold bars owned by the University of Texas Investment Management Company, The Texas Tribune reports. Mr. Capriglione told the Texas Tribune that the measure is “not about putting Texas on its own gold standard, [but instead will] give the state a reputation as being more financially secure in the event

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 3/27/2013 10:27:39 PM     (No. 9247419)

Good luck governor.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 3/27/2013 10:39:28 PM     (No. 9247436)

What if it´s not there?

Think about that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 3/27/2013 10:40:14 PM     (No. 9247438)

As Spock would say: "Fascinating."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zener diode, 3/27/2013 10:41:53 PM     (No. 9247444)

Texas should also make sure the gold is not fake.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bob913, 3/27/2013 10:43:05 PM     (No. 9247449)

I think the EU already took it.....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thelmalou, 3/27/2013 10:45:02 PM     (No. 9247450)

Yes, #2 - that was my first thought as well.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: busterman, 3/27/2013 10:50:17 PM     (No. 9247459)

Would love to introduce some people to the view of this ´forest´ but those pesky ´trees´ keep getting in the way.

You think the story is him asking for our gold to be returned.

The real story is that he´s forcing 0bama to give an answer that will show his true nature. If he doesn´t return it, 0bama is a thief. If it isn´t there, 0bama is a thief.

Now, repeat after me: 0bama is a thief.

Make fun of Texas and Texans at your own peril.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/27/2013 10:50:43 PM     (No. 9247460)

Anxious to see where this goes.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dixie, 3/27/2013 10:51:52 PM     (No. 9247463)

I doubt there is any gold at all in Fort Knox...and the coverup of when and how it disappeared will be massive.

Three Cheers for Governor Perry for wanting it back!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JoniTx, 3/27/2013 11:02:09 PM     (No. 9247482)

~~“If we own it,” the governor said, “I will suggest to you that that’s not someone else’s determination whether we can take possession of it back or not.”~~

Nice to hear plain talk.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 3/27/2013 11:04:11 PM     (No. 9247485)

He better get the gold now because it will be a hell of a lot harder after Texas secedes!


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Reply 12 - Posted by: killerbee, 3/27/2013 11:21:01 PM     (No. 9247501)

#2: Exactly. People think Ron Paul´s a kook, but he´s demanded to audit the gold reserves and always gets brushed off. Why is that such an outlandish request?

I don´t trust that it´s there, either.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ann_n_ga, 3/27/2013 11:21:07 PM     (No. 9247503)

#12 maybe this is the first step.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: golfmann, 3/27/2013 11:30:43 PM     (No. 9247508)

I hope they kissed it goodbye in the 1st place cause they´ll never get it back.

It´s probably already in Germany.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 3/27/2013 11:31:21 PM     (No. 9247510)

With the criminals running the Federal Reserve I doubt the gold is there. It was stolen long ago.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Country Boy, 3/27/2013 11:51:22 PM     (No. 9247529)

Sure, the gold is there, just like our SS withholding money is the Social Security Lock Box. If Al Gore says it´s so, must be true.

Gov J. Rick Perry, you go sir.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: Axeman, 3/27/2013 11:57:35 PM     (No. 9247539)

I wonder if California will be asking for their gold. Just wondering...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: M Stuart, 3/27/2013 11:58:16 PM     (No. 9247540)

There was an episode of NCIS Los Angeles where there was a missing shipment of millions of dollars of gold which was being transferred to China.

It gave me a KLONG to think of how our wealth is being transferred every month in order to pay for 0bamaphones, welfare, 0bamacaredebacle, fraud, abuse...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mackrand, 3/28/2013 3:07:24 AM     (No. 9247605)

Just recently I recall reading that Germany had got the run around from the Fed when they wanted their gold and also wanted to do an inventory of the gold in New York. They haven´t got anywhere it seems.

Good luck on Texas getting any of their gold. As far as I know, it isn´t there any more. Gold isn´t much of an investment if you can´t hold it in your hot little hand. Silver may be a little mo bettah, but not by much.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 3/28/2013 4:53:39 AM     (No. 9247634)

Texas wants it´s gold returned? Perhaps Gov. Perry means that he wants Texas´s gold plated tungsten bars back. I would imagine that Texas would find that as insulting as China found it insulting. Germany has still not received their gold held by the fed.

Gov. Perry knows full well that Texas will not get their gold. Gov. Perry wants political leverage. What does Gov. Perry realy want?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/28/2013 4:57:32 AM     (No. 9247636)

A friend whose family survived the horrors of WWII told me once that her father always gave her very high quality gold jewelry for birthdays, etc.

His reason? He explained to her that someday when the world turned upside down, she could use it to save herself.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/28/2013 5:29:39 AM     (No. 9247649)

When gold sells too high, the Fed floods the market with gold to bring the price down. I doubt there´s much left, if any, in Fort Knox.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: thelmalou, 3/28/2013 5:42:00 AM     (No. 9247653)

Ooh...more clanking sounds when a man walks. Me likey.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: civilservant, 3/28/2013 6:19:01 AM     (No. 9247670)

There but for a back surgery goes the man who SHOULD be President.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: quantumman, 3/28/2013 6:52:10 AM     (No. 9247696)

#20 is right. If you cannot touch it, it is not a relatively safe investment. If it doesn´t jingle it doesn´t count.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 3/28/2013 8:36:09 AM     (No. 9247835)

Gig ´Em, Governor!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: MattMusson, 3/28/2013 9:12:39 AM     (No. 9247910)

Got to be ready, in case Texas has to secede.

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