Justice Department Logic: Bernanke Is a Domestic Terrorist
by Simon Black: The
Biggest Bubble on the Planet
The United States Department of Justice delivered a very clear
and unfortunate message on Friday:
Attempts to undermine the legitimate currency of this country
are simply a unique form of domestic terrorism. While these forms
of anti-government activities do not involve violence, they are
every bit as insidious and represent a clear and present danger
to the economic stability of this country.
These remarks were released by the US Attorneys office in
the western district of North Carolina following the conviction
of one Bernard von NotHaus, the creator of the ill-fated Liberty
As you likely recall from a few years ago, Liberty Dollars were
privately minted gold and silver rounds. Paper certificates, akin
to warehouse receipts were also issued, effectively giving the bearer
a right to claim a certain amount of gold or silver at the groups
warehouse in Coeur dAlene, Idaho.
This is traditionally how the system of money used to function
precious metals would be stored in private, secure storage
facilities, and paper certificates were issued as a medium of exchange
that entitled the bearer to redeem metal from the vault. Liberty
Dollars represented a return to that system.
Clearly, the Justice Department feels otherwise
these silver rounds as an attempt by terrorists to undermine the
Interesting choice of words. Undermine? verb [transitive].
to erode the base or foundation of something. to damage or weaken,
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March 22, 2011
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