Comment: Who in hell would take orders for a worthless pay check

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Who in hell would take orders for a worthless pay check

in fiat dollars. The cops would have to be promised part of the loot for taking the gold and silver, which would make them just plain bandits. Well what would you do to a bandit breaking your door down?

Gold standard: because man can not be trusted to control his greed