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Beans and gold, what's the better investment?

For those of you who are unable to think beyond beans, let me explain! Most people don't have money to invest. Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, try to tell them to buy gold and save it under their mattress is not going to work. Our goal here is to bring people over to Ron Paul. Now if we promote an idea, that is economically viable for the masses, that they should start buying non-perishable food items, such as beans, to protect themselves against inflation, (I am using beans here to encompass all necessary survival items), then we are speaking to them and can draw them to our side. Otherwise Obama is going to take all our good ideas, such as ending the war, and twist them up with his socialist ideals. Can't you see that telling people to buy gold, gives them the impression that we are all a bunch of rich conservative pricks, but telling them to buy food items, beans and anything else that they need, they will relate to this, because there is no risk, and if we are wrong they will still have food!

Let's imagine that gold goes up to $9000 dollars an ounce, what is to say that beans and other food items will follow this same projectory. A bag of beans costing $1.00 a bag today could sell for $20.00 a bag. Gold has gone up 10 times and beans have gone up 20 times. Of course, other less necessary items on the market could drop in price and this would offset the inflation index and gold does great against the index. My point is that in hyperinflation, gold does go up, but not as fast as basic items of survival. Look at other countries that have experienced hyperinflation, you will see my point. We have to remember that if the dollar collapses, this means the collapse of the American empire, leaving the door open for another power to come to the front. Perhaps the government will be able to support the Empire for a while with gold held in storage at Fort Knox. They will pay our soldiers in gold and they will spend it abroad. The Chinese or other country will soon have control of this, and we will be on the Yen standard, not gold! Gold has no real value for the Chinese, but beans do!
grant

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Please read between the lines!

For those of you who are unable to think beyond beans, let me explain! Most people don't have money to invest. Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, try to tell them to buy gold and save it under their mattress is not going to work. Our goal here is to bring people over to Ron Paul. Now if we promote an idea, that is economically viable for the masses, that they should start buying non-perishable food items, such as beans, to protect themselves against inflation, (I am using beans here to encompass all necessary survival items), then we are speaking to them and can draw them to our side. Otherwise Obama is going to take all our good ideas, such as ending the war, and twist them up with his socialist ideals. Can't you see that telling people to buy gold, gives them the impression that we are all a bunch of rich conservative pricks, but telling them to buy food items, beans and anything else that they need, they will relate to this, because there is no risk, and if we are wrong they will still have food!
grant

One other thing

besides the beans vs gold theory, which got old yesterday... you are assuming that we will go into hyperinflation, which we probably have a 60/40 shot on. What you don't point out is that if we indeed spiral up into hyperinflation, then the natural conclusion of that cycle is a depression.
Look up what people in our last depression used for money... ;)

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The more I read on this..

the more I get gas cramps LOL!

Seriously, I would invest in real estate. perhaps a farm land. Then you can produce your own food. Poultry and livestock, fishing gears, firearms and ammo, reloading equiment and supplies, Then you can expand to commodity (gold, silver, platinum, diamonds). Get the first thing first. If you check Maslow's Theory "Hierarchy of Human Needs". You start with the basic need which is food, H2O, and health, then your real property comes next, etc.,,,

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Your exactly right, gold doesn't get eaten up, what gives it value is when people hoard it. I think it would be great to have the gold standard return, but it is a big IF! If there is a shortage of beans, the price goes up, because there aren't any beans, if gold goes up, there isn't a shortage, it just means the elitists are holding on to it, there is no shortage. How much gold do the Chinese buy from us, how many beans do they buy from us when they come up short, currently there are programs for us to produce our own bio-fuel, these take up land where beans would be grown. Don't get defensive, I am just trying to make people think. How much food stuff do you have in storage? If the price of food skyrockets, and your salary doesn't, you'll be out of gold really quick unless you have your own mine. By the way, I do.
grant

Food & Ammo

Food and Ammo will be the primary needs once the SHTF. Stock up now. .22LR is the cheapest and will be in the greatest demand since there are more of these guns out there than any other. They cost 2 or 3 cents a round now, but could be worth a fortune for bartering in the future.

Forget Gold - Does nothing to keep you alive.

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LOL one more bean topic.

LOL one more bean topic.

I ate some beans last night, don´t think I wan´t anymore until next month.

Bean facts

Gets eaten up
give you gas
decay fast over time Gold Do Not

price of food is going up all the time, and yes you will need food, but you can only store so much. It´s not like you have to chose either of.
Keep food to eat, keep gold to save the value of your savings.