At the April 16, 2011 Tea Party Rally held in Des Moines, Iowa -- Ralph Benko, an advisor to The Gold Standard Now as well as a senior policy advisor with the Gold Standard initiative of the American Principles Project spoke about the need for the United States to adopt the gold standard once again.
Lewis E. Lehrman testified on Thursday, March 17, 2011 with Journalist James Grant and Prof. James Salerno before Chairman Ron Paul’s House subcommittee on domestic monetary policy to discuss the Federal Reserve, inflation, and solving international monetary issues with a modernized gold standard system.
These are the most significant monetary policy hearings in at least a generation, probably in 40 years, possibly in our lifetimes.
Lewis E. Lehrman's statement and testimony included:
Monetary Policy, the Federal Reserve, the Budget Deficit and Inflation
House Subcommittee Hearing - Ron Paul Chairman - March 17, 2011
Lewis E. Lehrman testified on Thursday, March 17, 2011 with Journalist James Grant and Prof. James Salerno before Chairman Ron Paul's House subcommittee on domestic monetary policy. (Complete Hearing -- 1 hour, 25 minutes).
Bill Fleckenstein on the Dylan Radigan Show on MSNBC discussing The Fed’s printing of money and the gold standard creating a fixed value for money.
When we were on a gold standard, there is nothing magical about gold; it was just a rule as to how much money you could create. And it had an elegant check and balance because if you were a county that was doing things that the world thought was improper from a monetary standpoint gold left your county and you had to then tighten. I know it sounds like I want to go back to Stone Age times when I mention the gold standard but we need rules whereby …