Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Gold Coin Shortage? Ron Paul Questions US Mint

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07/20/2010 - www.RonPaul.com The United States Mint has a gold problem. As demand for precious metal in the futures indexes and in physical gold bullion coins increases as the dollar weakens, there's been a run on the Mint. Don't worry, there's no shortage of gold. It's just that the Mint doesn't have the resources to make it into coins due to outsourcing and budget cuts decades ago. The problem lies in manufacturing the blanks. The blank planchets are not made at the Mint, which hasn't had the production capacity for this stage of the minting process since the budget cuts of 1981. More www.forbes.com --Ron Paul is America's leading voice for limited, constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to sound monetary policies. For more information visit the following sites: www.RonPaul.com http www.CampaignForLiberty.com http www.DailyPaul.com http

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