You are here
Dear Wall Street Journal: You don't have to be a Nazi to question central banking
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Editor, The Wall Street Journal
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, N.Y. 10036
Before your Bret Stephens again casually attributes anti-Semitism to complaints about central banking, as he did in his October 18 commentary, "The Plot Against America" --
-- he should try attending the monthly meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee and the Bank for International Settlements, where unelected officials gather secretly to determine what money is worth, to allocate huge amounts of it to favored institutions but not to others, and to plot surreptitious intervention in markets, thereby determining the value of all capital, labor, goods, and services in the world.
The Wall Street Journal itself seems to accept this most undemocratic wielding of immense power as the natural order of things.
But just as the old advertising slogan for rye bread noted that "you don't have to be Jewish to love Levy's," you don't have to be a Nazi to question central banking. Theoretically, at least, you could even be a journalist, if not at The Wall Street Journal.
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
7 Villa Louisa Road
Manchester, Connecticut 06043-7541
13.4 Trillion Reasons Why New BMG Silver BullionFund
Makes Sense for Investors Looking for a Safe Haven
Monday, October 17, 2016
TORONTO, Ontario -- Bullion Management Group Inc., a Canadian pioneer in precious metals investing, has expanded its line of bullion funds with the launch of BMG Silver BullionFund. The new fund invests exclusively in physical silver bullion. It is designed for investors seeking to add silver to their precious metals investments that offer long-term security and potential capital growth.
BMG Silver BullionFund is an open-end mutual fund trust that can be purchased and redeemed daily at net asset value and is eligible for TFSA, RRSP, and RESP investments.
Nick Barisheff, president and CEO of BMG, believes that there are several important reasons why investors looking for a safe haven are adding bullion to their portfolios. He observes that $13.4 trillion of government bonds worldwide now offer yields below zero. ...
For the remainder of the announcement:
Join GATA here:
New Orleans Investment Conference
Wednesday-Saturday, October 26-29, 2016
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, Louisiana
Help GATA by purchasing DVDs of GATA's London conference in August 2011 or GATA's Dawson City conference in August 2006:
Or by purchasing a colorful poster of GATA's full-page ad in The Wall Street Journal on January 31, 2009:
Help keep GATA going
GATA is a civil rights and educational organization based in the United States and tax-exempt under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Its e-mail dispatches are free, and you can subscribe at:
To contribute to GATA, please visit: