Tennessee Bill Would Help Encourage Use of Gold and Silver as Currency

by Mike Maharrey Originally published at http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2017/02/tennessee-bill-would-help-encourage-use-of-gold-and-silver-as-currency/ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2017) – Bills filed in the Tennessee House and Senate would exempt gold and silver bullion and coins from sales tax, encouraging their use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Sen. Frank Nicely (R-Strawberry Plains) introduced Senate…

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The Time Is Right for State Gold and Silver Depositories

by Mike Maharrey Originally published at http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2016/09/the-time-is-right-for-state-gold-and-silver-depositories/ A state gold depository in Texas continues to move closure to reality and it appears to be happening at just the right time. Since the beginning of the year, the price of gold has risen 26 percent and silver has skyrocketed 37 percent. Surging precious metal prices have…

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Tennessee Governor Signs Resolution in Support of Creating Bullion Depository

by Mike Maharrey Originally posted at http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2016/04/tennessee-governor-signs-resolution-in-support-of-creating-bullion-depository/ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 28, 2016) – Yesterday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a resolution setting the stage for creation of state bullion depository, an important first step toward establishing gold and silver as money in the state. Rep. Bud Hulsey (R-Kingsport) introduced House Joint Resolution 516 (HJR516) in January. The resolution declares…

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