Is the long process of disintergration, begun with the establishment of the Federal Reserve, accelerating, as foreign central banks exchange the depreciating fiat greenback for gold? This is what will finally bring down the empire. And who is the one public figure who has warned about exactly this for 35 years, and who has prescribed a gold standard as the correct remedy? Why Ron Paul, of course. (Thanks to Robert Hiett.)10:42 am on September 7, 2007 Email Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.