I will be sending copies of this letter to the newly elected Congressmen on January 3, 2011. If you wish to add your name to the letter you may do so online at http://www.petitiononline.com/ol112c. You are also encouraged to print and send this letter to your members of Congress.… Read more ...
Boston Tea Party National Committee has approved a resolution in support of “Honest Money” by a vote of 5-0 with 2 not voting.
Darryl W. Perry, At-Large Representative to the National Committee, proposed the resolution, which reads:
Whereas, the currency of the United States of America is fiat and not commodity based, and
Whereas, Article 1 Section 10 of the US Constitution states “No State shall…make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts”, and Whereas, the legal tender law forces the use of a fiat currency, and
Whereas, fiat currency is the cause of inflation,
Be it resolved, The Boston Tea Party National Committee calls upon Congress to introduce and pass;
The “Honest Money Act” that would repeal the legal tender law;
The “Free Competition in Currency Act” that would repeal the government monopoly over the creation of coins for use as currency;
The “Tax-Free Gold Act” that would prohibit federal and state taxes on precious metal coins and bullion.… Read more ...