Lawful Proofs and Quotes:

"Congress shall have Power...To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof.."

-- US Constitution, Article 1 Section 8

' When the framers granted the government the power to "regulate" money, the term at the time did not mean the ability to create unlimited amounts of currency, but rather to define the rate at which two moneys -- gold and silver -- could be exchanged, regardless of whether the coin was minted at home or abroad. '

-- The Coming Collapse Of The Dollar And How To Profit From It by James Turk & John Rubino, pg. 63 in first edition

' Congress cannot delegate or sign over its authority to any individual, corporation or foreign nation. '

-- 16th Corpus Juris Secundum ~ Section 141

' The Federal Reserve Banks are privately owned, locally controlled corporations. '

-- Lewis vs. US, 680 F.2d 1239, 1241 (1982)

' No State shall, without the Consent of the Congress, lay any Imposts or Duties on Imports or Exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing it's inspection Laws: and the net Produce of all Duties and Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States '

-- US Constitution, Article 1 Section 10

' No State shall...coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts... '

-- US Constitution, Article 1 Section 10

' The terms "lawful money" and "lawful money of the United States" shall be construed to mean gold and silver coin of the United States. '

-- USC Title 12 Section 152

' They have never asserted that their currency is "lawful money", for that would be a direct violation of the Constitution and the Coinage Act. Instead, they have called it "legal tender". '

-- Peter Kershaw, Economic Solutions page 9. hushmoney.org

Weight of a Dollar:

* 412.5 grains of silver, 90% pure, 10% alloy for strength & durability
* 27.5 grains of gold, 90% pure, 10% alloy for strength & durability

-- Coinage Act of 1792

"... Now you know something that 99.999% of Americans do not know, and probably a higher percentage of lawyers."

-- Dr. Edwin Vierra Jr., author of Pieces of Eight: The Legal History of the United States of America's Monetary System in a quote from a speech regarding the weight of a dollar.
See The Liberty Dollar Solution to the Federal Reserve, pg.71 first printing.

' No person shall....be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation. '

-- US Constitution, Amendment V

' Meanwhile, printing increasing amounts of paper currency that becomes gradually less valuable deprives citizens of property by diminishing the value of their savings. It thus violates the Fifth Amendment. '

-- The Coming Collapse Of The Dollar And How To Profit From It by James Turk & John Rubino, pg. 64 in first edition

'The Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year one thousand eight hundred and eight, but a Tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each Person.' -- US Constitution, Article I, Section 9 ~ first paragraph

' In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of a trial by jury shall be preserved.......' -- US Constitution, Amendment VII

Note: The above quotes do not say something like '
not exceeding ten dollars for each Person adjusted for inflation henceforth' nor 'where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars adjusted for inflation from 1791...' The framers arguably had no expectation of artificial inflation from their intended monetary system as set forth in the Constitution.

' Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the "hidden" confiscation of wealth. Gold stands in the way of this insidious process. '

-- Alan Greenspan, Gold and Economic Freedom, The Objectivist, July 1966

' All persons are hereby required to deliver on or before May 1, 1933, to a Federal Reserve Bank or a branch...or any member bank of the Federal Reserve System all gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates now owned by them....'

-- F.D.R. The United States Gold Confiscation Executive Order of 1933

' In December 1971, representatives of the major industrialized nations met in Washington, D.C., to, in effect, eliminate the last vestiges of the gold standard.... President Nixon hailed it as "the most significant monetary agreement in the history of the world". '

-- The Coming Collapse Of The Dollar And How To Profit From It by James Turk & John Rubino, pg. 58 in first edition

"The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency."

-- Vladimir Lenin

' Centralization of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly. '

-- Communist Manefesto, 10 Planks, #5

" The Central Bank is an institution of the most deadly hostility existing against the principles and form of our Constitution...... I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. "

-- Thomas Jefferson

' Gresham's Law is that "bad money drives good money out of circulation".... The truth about Gresham's Law is that "money artificially over-valued by government will drive out artificially undervalued [true] money from circulation." '

-- The Liberty Dollar Solution To The Federal Reserve, pg 98 first printing

"We are in danger of being overwhelmed with irredeemable paper, mere paper, representing not gold nor silver; no sir, representing nothing but broken promises, bad faith, bankrupt corporations, cheated creditors and a ruined people."

-- Daniel Webster

"From the Great Depression, to the stagflation of the seventies, to the burst of the dot.com bubble...every economic downturn suffered by the country over the last 80 years can be traced to Federal Reserve policy."

-- Congressman Ron Paul, TX

"Government is the only agency that can take a valuable commodity like paper, slap some ink on it, and make it totally worthless."

-- Ludwig Von Mises

"Not worth a Continental" or "Worthless as a Continental"

-- Expressions circa Revolutionary War days as the paper currency - the Continental - collapsed.

"It is well enough that the people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."

-- Henry Ford

"Change the money, change the country."

-- Bernard von NotHaus

Lawful Proofs and Quotes
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last revised April 2011