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Every once in a while I switch the TV channel from Fox to CNBC to see what the liberals are saying.  After listening awhile I get a deep sense of hopelessness and foreboding for our country.  The most important thing for the left is giving money to people.  They are happy to see the growth of food stamps, disability payments, housing subsidies, free healthcare and all the other welfare benefits.  They utterly fail to see the damage it is doing to the recipients.  Whole cities that once flourished have deteriorated into rotting eyesores populated with shambling hulks of chemically dependent drones.  These people are no longer employable.  They have become incompetent and helpless and the liberals can’t see that it’s their doing.

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Best of William Histed
April 26, 2011
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Jim, You have been ahead of the pack, and frankly, your writing helped convince me to buy silver years ago, some of which I purchased directly from your company.  So there is not much "new theory" I can impress upon you.
But how we phrase things can change our focus.

Something occurred to me I want you to really think about.  This is a game changer.

I truly believe we are going from the pawn shop and weekend flea market gold and silver market to governments and major international investors buying gold and silver.

 Frankly, I see many small investors being priced out of the market as the game goes from the mice to the elephants.
I fear the "little buyer," and I include myself in that, are going from rolls of silver coins to single silver coins, if we can even afford that.
As others predicted, the big players are coming into the game, and the game will never be the same as it was in past years.

The gig is up.  Even those who told us paper script was real money now seem not to trust it themselves---and their neighbors---with it.
Many people would have called us crackpots for sure only a few years ago if we suggested governments, monetary consortiums would seriously be talking about putting gold in the mix of paper market basket if the paper bugs don't believe 100 percent in the infallibility of paper currency themselves.
People as you, Jim, who screamed when no one else would listen, will probably never be given the credit of your courage to go against the traffic for years.
Now, it seems, "everyone knows" the Federal Reserve Bank paper money machine is nothing but that...a fraud.
I am sure we are going back to the future, Jim, whether our handlers want us to or not.  I don't think the handlers trust each other in the long run with paper promises.  Now even the big folks want the 3,000 or more year assurance that gold and silver gives over world paper "funny money.
What this means is, it's a last call for most individuals.  I truly see this.  Whereas, tens of millions of people can no longer afford to buy a single ounce or two of gold, I think the day is coming where a few ounces of silver will be out of reach to tens of millions.

An old small town banker, who believed in sound currency, once told me the story that he could get his hands on all of the bags of silver dollars he wanted.  Then, the bags became rolls of silver dollars, and then, single silver dollars.

In one of my columns with Investment Rarities a year or two ago, I talked about the time where the elephants took over the game of gold and silver.
I think we are approaching that.
If there is a true knock down drag out international crisis, government and what's left of their private "central bankers' will finally be making a beeline or any gold or silver they can get.
What is even more bizarre, I think a lot of the paper bugs believed what they were saying.  You can see today there is a near panic into historic money metals that can't be run off a printing press as Federal Reserve "funny money."
In our local daily paper, there was a story today about Red China (I still call it "Red") warning Washington to protect the value of the Federal Reserve funny money China has bought into. Translated: Red China does not trust our unbacked paper funny money and is buying gold and silver instead.
The flea market and gun dealers selling gold and silver will find it too "high priced" to sell to their retail customers.

Gold and silver will once again be the domain of the big guys, not those of us who kept flea market stands going for years.