No Gold in Fort Knox

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RP McMurphy

Atlanta, GA

#1 Dec 6, 2012
Concerns are coming to light that there is NO gold in Ft Knox.
There has not been an audit since 1971.
Former Presidential candidate Ron Paul fears that it has all been stolen by the government.
Has the entire US economy been based on PAPER since that time?
sharon

Buford, GA

#2 Dec 6, 2012
RP McMurphy wrote:
Concerns are coming to light that there is NO gold in Ft Knox.
There has not been an audit since 1971.
Former Presidential candidate Ron Paul fears that it has all been stolen by the government.
Has the entire US economy been based on PAPER since that time?
there hasn't been gold in Fort Knox for years

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#3 Dec 6, 2012
If we had enough gold in Fort Knox to collateralize all of the money the government has printed in the last few years, the weight of it would collapse Kentucky into a sink hole that makes the Grand Canyon look like a fold in the newspaper.
Big Brother

Duluth, GA

#4 Dec 6, 2012
sharon wrote:
<quoted text>
there hasn't been gold in Fort Knox for years
That is exactly right. My son was stationed there in the early 90s and the gold was not kept there at that time.
Justin

United States

#5 Dec 6, 2012
Big Brother wrote:
<quoted text>That is exactly right. My son was stationed there in the early 90s and the gold was not kept there at that time.
Then what are all the MPs guarding?
Willie

Petawawa, Canada

#6 Dec 6, 2012
The United States Bullion Depository, often known as Fort Knox, is a fortified vault building located adjacent to Fort Knox, Kentucky, used to store a large portion of United States official gold reserves and occasionally other precious items belonging or entrusted to the federal government.

The United States Bullion Depository holds 4,578 metric tons (5,046.3 short tons) of gold bullion (147.2 million oz. troy). This is roughly 3% of all the gold ever refined throughout human history. Even so, the depository is second in the United States to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's underground vault in Manhattan, which holds 7,000 metric tons (7,716 tons) of gold bullion (225.1 million oz. troy), some of it in trust for foreign nations, central banks and official international organizations.
Big Brother

Duluth, GA

#7 Dec 6, 2012
Justin wrote:
<quoted text>
Then what are all the MPs guarding?
I'm not sure, but his Lieutenant told his unit the gold was no longer kept there.He did say other things of national security interest were stored in the building and yes each time I was there I saw guards. That is why our conversation started, I was saying that gold was in the building.
Willie

Petawawa, Canada

#8 Dec 6, 2012
Today, June 17, 2012, holdings are 4,578 metric tons (147.2 million oz. troy ) in 368,000 standard, 400 oz. troy (12.4 kg or 27.4 lb avoirdupois) gold bars. At the June 17, 2012 rate of $1,618.82 an ounce [6] it is worth $238.290 billion, while the World War II total of 649.6 million oz. troy would be worth $1.051 trillion. The depository also holds monetary gold coins. The 1933 Double Eagle was also a temporary resident after transfer from 7 World Trade Center in July 2001, until its sale in July 2002 for $7.59 million. Sometime in 2004, 10 additional allegedly stolen 1933 Double Eagles were transported to Fort Knox for safekeeping.
wow

Gaffney, SC

#9 Dec 6, 2012
wow
JJMAN

Greenville, SC

#10 Feb 18, 2013
Justin wrote:
<quoted text>
Then what are all the MPs guarding?
All of the MP's are guarding nothing, they are still stationed there to give the appearance that there is still gold in Ft. Knox. If the People Of The United States get wind from the government that there is no gold then they will freak out. They will believe america is broke (which we are) and then the shit will hit the fan.

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#11 Feb 18, 2013
It's funny how much stonewalling the politicians are doing when the audit the fed bill goes through. The IRS gets to know the intimate financial details of every person in the United States, it's time for the people to know what, if any gold is left in Fort Knox and to see the balance sheet of the Federal Reserve.
Gregapurt

Chicago, IL

#12 Mar 6, 2013
Big Brother wrote:
<quoted text>That is exactly right. My son was stationed there in the early 90s and the gold was not kept there at that time.
It was moved to Cheyenne Mountain 1988-1991. I was part of the detail that moved it.
Gregapurt

Chicago, IL

#13 Mar 6, 2013
The gold was moved from 1988-1991. I was part of the detail that moved it. The Mp's guard the base. There's just no more to it than that. It is an active Military post and has to be guarded.
Oldmansausage

Roseland, NJ

#14 Mar 6, 2013
I believe in the James Bond movie, GoldFinger ripped off Fort Knox.

On another note anyone that would like to pummel my rearend in search of gold nuggets is more than welcome!!
Perpetually Curious

Durban, South Africa

#15 Apr 18, 2013
Gregapurt wrote:
The gold was moved from 1988-1991. I was part of the detail that moved it. The Mp's guard the base. There's just no more to it than that. It is an active Military post and has to be guarded.
I was wondering if this was the world's gold the government stole in 1971 when they cancelled the gold standard and refused to honour their guarantees on US dollars?

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