Answer—No. For two reasons:
First Reason) When FDR confiscated gold the first time he did it by Executive Order. That's the ONLY way such a request would be valid in this country thanks to the freedoms of owning property--gold being one's property. The original request was done by Executive Order, specifically 6102. Executive Orders are NOT valid or enforceable against everyday Americans. The POTUS only has Executive Orders for the benefit of performing his job as the “CEO” of those who work for him or are under his umbrella of responsibility. Those persons are strictly defined as Federal employees or those who live in Federal enclaves (i.e. Washington D.C.) This whole Executive Order stuff seems to be so confusing to so many. I had one lady frustrated with me in sharing this information, loudly yelling at me that “the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Executive Order!” Indeed it was. She’s correct. However, the records of Lincoln make it perfectly clear that the fact that it was “only issued as an Executive Order” caused a great deal of consternation to him because he was well aware of its efficacy—or rather the lack thereof. In fact, surprisingly, Hollywood even reinforces this mental struggle with Lincoln’s shackled efforts at freeing all mankind with nothing more than an Executive Order in the recently released film, “Lincoln”.
Look at it this way; if the CEO of McDonald’s sent out a memo today requiring all employees to now wear Yellow hats with the McD logo on them while at work, would it mean a lick of difference in how you dressed for work today?? Of course not! It’s the EXACT same scenario when POTUS signs an Executive Order. Congress and POTUS have two legislative roles. One is as the CEO and Board Members for the Federal corporation and its assets/properties (don’t get me started on the legality of the Government OWNING any property) and all of the regulations and corporate rules that go along with running a corporation like any other AND that of serving the nation as a whole. If it was set up any other kind of way then we would not be a Republic form of government, we’d be a monarchy—you know; one that’s run by a King. Obama has the right to hire and fire and order the people who work for him and to regulate them as he sees fit, and that ability is given to him by the tool of an Executive Order. And that’s the only purpose that exists for the Executive Order.
So why did so many Americans comply with Executive Order 6102 in the first place? Well, to be blunt, because they were ignorant or cowardly sheeple who didn’t bother to learn the laws and who were led by numerous complicit political leaders who also were either ignorant or who were more than willing to allow their fellow Americans to be manipulated into thinking that an Executive Order actually has efficacy on everyone. There are actually a great deal of accounts written by Americans who understood that FDR had no authority to abscond their gold and as such they did not sell it. Unfortunately, the willfully ignorant in the nation were the majority of persons, including those banks or pawn brokers who were their only source for gold owners to sell to. So, if one was willing to stand for their Constitutional rights and KEEP their gold, they had to do so understanding that it would be some time before someone would actually give them cash in exchange for that gold. Some were smart and held out long enough to see the fruits of their legal defiance.
The second reason why I do not believe that gold will once again be confiscated as before is because the same motive no longer exists. After FDR robbed Americans of their property he specifically devalued the dollar by manipulating the gold prices. Today, the value of gold continues to be manipulated (It ISN’T happening organically, folks, I’m telling ya!) and is an accessory of the crime of this money manipulation with the Federal Reserve. In other words, the devaluing of the dollar shenanigan is ALREADY being done and will continue to be done without the need to confiscate our gold.
This is being accomplished by the U.S. Treasury playing in the stock market and global trading platforms (which is why the Secret Service now has to sign off on some bond and bank guarantee transactions—INSANE), the unprecedented skyrocketing debt the U.S. is being saddled with, the massive amounts of foreign debt (essentially IOUs) that are being sold for a song to foreign nations such as China and Japan, the leveraging of federal land and other assets such as mineral rights, water rights, and even the nation’s grain supplies in order to add value to the useless foreign debt that’s issued, the horrendous GDP numbers combined with the unemployment numbers, and the reckless issuance of more and more USD into the market with NOTHING required to back them. Furthermore we no longer require the Federal Reserve to provide ANYONE with an M-3 Report which accounts for how much currency is in circulation at any one time. Now why would the M-3 Report information be hidden from Americans if not for the purpose of deception and devaluation. At one time we did back our USD with gold. Now, however, we back it with the “good faith and confidence of the American people.” Yeah, and that’s SO high up there now, right?? If you think of the value of the USD as the asset, much like you would a home, then look at the home as being stripped of every single viable aesthetic, functional, and protective piece of it and then mowed down into nothing but rubble. Yup. That’s where the US Dollar is now.
They don’t have to confiscate your gold because they are manipulating your dollars which you need to buy the gold, the gas, the food, the health care, and everything else that’s important to your life and pursuit of happiness.
So my answer to you is 100% NO, your gold will not be confiscated by the U.S. Government; but unfortunately, my reasons for saying as such are not all warm and fuzzy. This is why I believe that purchasing gold right now is one of the most ludicrous decisions any serious self-sufficient person can make because there are all kinds of more valuable and lucrative essentials that can be purchased instead that will most definitely keep their value.
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