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All the Gold In Fort Knox: Meh

All the Gold In Fort Knox: Meh

Update: 2020-11-0515
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When Fort Knox was built in the 1930s to house America’s gold supply, it was billed as an impenetrable, impregnable, don’t-even-think-of-trying vault. But as the world has moved further away from gold, the stockpile’s lost a bit of its luster.

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blues and browns

I went to fort knox years ago, was exciting. most intense scanning by armed guards, k-9, mirrors under cars, one guy crawling under a car pulled off to the side. but what an amazing experience at the fort. good episode guys

Nov 15th
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Brian

Ignorant and lacking perspective on so many levels. Central banks and money printing benefit those closest to the spigot and pillage savers and the everyman. Please, visit wtfhappenedin1971.com for a standard introduction to money and all the ways centralized control of it has been abused since always.

Nov 9th
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d0gface

To be fair to gold... I thought there was more to it than shinyness. The fact that it is conductive and malleable came into play as well?

Nov 8th
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