Comment: One thing I don't understand is at the end where Greenspan says:

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One thing I don't understand is at the end where Greenspan says:

"In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation.

Then he says: "There is no safe store of value."

Why wouldn't he consider gold a safe store of value?

"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