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Fort knox of Texas: Texas takes step toward secession with Rick Perry's plan to hoard gold

David Edwards
The Raw Story
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00 CDT

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) and freshman state Rep. Giovanni Capriglione have a plan to create a "Fort Knox of Texas" so that the state can start hoarding gold.

Giovanni has filed a bill to establish a Texas Bullion Depository to store the $1 billion worth of gold bars that are owned by University of Texas Investment Management Co. (UTIMCO), which are currently being housed by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Speaking to conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Tuesday, Perry said that lawmakers were in the process of "bringing gold that belongs to the state of Texas back into the state." Beck has been a longtime paid spokesperson for the precious metal seller Goldline, which agreed to refund up to $4.5 million to former customers last year after being sued for marking up gold more than 50 percen


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Yep, the same eminent domain

Yep, the same eminent domain supporting Trans Texas Corridor toad.


As a side note I certainly hope Capriglione does not become a Beck drone. Capriglione defeated an incumbent state rep that is a super toll road toad herself.

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Rick Perry and Texas succession huh?

Isn't this the big NAFTA highway, forced vaccination punk?

It doesn't require conspiracy theories to prove the fact that there are individuals and groups alike that wish to control you.