Skip to comments.White House Petition To Publicly Assay And Validate The US Treasury's 8,100 Tons Of Gold
Posted on 01/12/2013 7:13:51 AM PST by Zakeet
In the past few weeks there has been a veritable explosion of White House petitions ranging from the bizarre to the surreal to the outright absurd, including such demands as Texas (and other southern states) seceding, deporting Piers Morgan, not deporting Piers Morgan, creating a Joe Biden sitcom, and even making a total mockery out of the US, and global, monetary system and evading the debt ceiling using a cheap, platinum coin-based parlor trick.
All of these are, for lack of a better word, a la carte distractions launched by bored American citizens, meant to evade the menial drudgery of everyday life, and, generally, reality. In short: entertainment. And, logically, virtually none have so far contained actual, actionable provisions, that stood to benefit all Americans, instead of just one half of the ideological or party split. At least not until a new petition appeared two days ago, one demanding that the administration do something that has never been done on the public record: perform an assayed public audit of all the 8,100 tons of gold owned by the US Treasury. And not just any audit, but one including "professional auditors outside of the Mint, Treasury, GAO, Inspector General and Federal Reserve system."
That is one petition, which unlike all the other gimmicky wastes of time, that we (and certainly the German people if not the Bundesbank) would wholeheartedly endorse, and one which we hope promptly crosses the 25,000 signature threshold needed for a formal response from the White House.
Sadly, the response will be one denying what the people demand, but it will be interesting to see just what excuse the White House uses to shoot down an idea that is far more worthy of people's time and attention than "minting" coins whose only real symbolism is that America is flat broke.
It's that net of swaps, loans & sales crap that's concerning!
How about they return it to the descendants of or possibly the very people they stole at least some of it from?
Great bring 8,100 tons of gold to the attention of these thieves.
If just hope WE audit it before the Chinese! Boy, will they be pissed!
Actually I did the math - it is a drop in the bucket. It is about 440 Billion dollars. Which aint much.
Bored? Not hardly! Americans are finally waking up to the travesty that our government has become. It is a nest of thieves and murderers willing to do anything to anyone in order to enrich themselves for the short term and damn the country in the long term.