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The Golden Solution to America's Debt Crisis - The Daily Reckoning

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$20 trillion in debt and facing a looming debt showdown, can gold solve America’s debt crisis?...

The Eisenhower administration actually had the same debt ceiling problem we have today. And Congress didn’t raise the debt ceiling in time. Eisenhower and his Treasury secretary realized they couldn’t pay the bills.

What happened?

They turned to the weird gold trick to get the money. It turned out that the gold certificate the Treasury gave the Fed in 1934 did not account for all the gold the Treasury had. It did not account for all the gold in the Treasury’s possession.

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