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Gold and Silver Approved as Legal Tender by Arizona Senate

Gold and Silver Approved as Legal Tender by Arizona Senate

Activist Post
March 1st, 2013

Arizona may become the second state, after Utah, to recognize gold and silver as legal tender authorized for payments of debts and taxes.

The Arizona Senate voted Thursday to approve SB 1439 which allows businesses and the state government to accept payments in gold or silver.

The Legal Tender bill specifies that legal tender in Arizona consists of all of the following:

1. Legal Tender authorized by Congress.

2. Specie (containing gold or silver) coin issued at any time by the U.S. government.

3. Any other specie that a court of competent jurisdiction rules by a final, unappealable order to be within the scope of state authority to make legal tender.

Currently all debts and taxes in Arizona and the rest of the United States are either paid with Federal Reserve Notes (dollars) which were authorized as legal tender by Congress, or with coins issued by the U.S. Treasury -- very few of which have gold or silver in them.

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The honorable Dr. Ron Paul: "Mr. Chairman, is gold money?"

The dishonorable rat Ben Bernanke: "No"

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

The real problem is that FEDGOV

is NEVER given the authority to make ANYTHING a legal tender. And states could only do so IF it was of gold, or of silver. The real problem is the feds using a legal tender law they have NO AUTHORITY to make to force us to accept Benny ClOWNBUX.

Localism is for people who can still sleep at night even though somebody they don't know in a city they have never been is doing things differently. ("Localism, A Philosophy of Government" on Amazon for Kindle or Barnes and Noble ebook websites)

Article 1 Section 10

"No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility."

Am I getting something wrong here, or is Gold and Silver already Legal Tender? In fact, each State appears to be prohibited from using anything but Gold and Silver as Legal Tender.

Legal Tender Laws

I guess you would have to look at all the Legal Tender Laws starting from Feb 25th of 1862.

"Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. "
— William Faulkner

The problem is

too many contradictions have been added to US Code and the Constitution that contradict the US Constitution.

The 16th Amendment abridges Art 1 Sec 2 with regards to indirect taxes. Where once a State was required to match its Representation with an equal % of taxes, now States are rewarded for excessive populations. They get the additional Representation and instead of paying more in taxes, they get more in Federal Welfare.

The 16th abridges the 13th, which is unnecessary as it is a KNOWN/GIVEN under a Rule of Law. The ability to tax one's Income, is the ability to indirectly force participation in services that do not benefit the individual, but rather others. That is Involuntary Servitude.

The Federal Reserve Note and Bank are Unconstitutional. The Power to coin money lays SOLELY in the hands of Congress. It is vested/nontransferable.

And the list goes on. Check out the Bill of Rights. I can only find one that is not seriously infringed upon by the host of Anti-Terrorism Agencies and Acts.

Even if one accepts them, look up the term Terrorism. An act invoked to instill fear to bring about political change. That seems like a full time job for the Feds both here and abroad.

I don't get it. Hasn't a

I don't get it. Hasn't a private business has always had the right to decide what to take as payment? How does this change anything? For it to be for public debts there has to be an official price of the commodities. Does this now force stores to take gold and silver? I can't see this working unless it's with silver that's from the US Mint.

Please come join my forum if you're not a trendy and agree with my points of view.

Government clerks like to be important and

to appear modern. Besides rhetoric, emotion, and diligent paperwork skills they have little to offer.

im woundering

at what value of purchasing power? face value of the coin, or cash value of the metal?

His name is Edward Snowden

What is Capitalism?

If people are smart they will

If people are smart they will accept coins for metal value but use them like a form of barter or cash.Totally private transaction,no reporting either way.


under Chapter 7 Article 1-703 sub B - the bill reads

any tax that is due as a consequence of a transaction that involves specie legal tender (gold/silver) shall be paid proportionately in the same legal tender.

is it fair to assume taxes will be paid upon face value of coin under this bill?

His name is Edward Snowden

What is Capitalism?