The gold standard, that great agent and guarantor of equitable prosperity, was, as ever, an early casualty of war. For a century it, and far too often equitable prosperity, faced an intermittent headwind of hurricane force. Now, with the tailwind of Peace — itself a headwind for proponents of Big Government — the gold standard becomes recoverable. Led by Ron Paul, Lewis E. Lehrman (for whose Institute’s thegoldstandardnow.org this writer serves as editor), Steve Forbes and others, let us now recover it.
A century of war ends. A golden age beckons.
Do your part, gentle Reader. Celebrate the end of a century of all-out war. And with that celebration now let the era of Big Government, having served its purpose, to combat tyranny, draw to a close.