by Brian Maher
Would a man trust a fox to mind his hens? Would he trust a dog to mind his dinner? Would he trust a thief to mind his store?
Then why would he trust the government to mind his money?
“Man needs more to be reminded than to be instructed,” argued Samuel Johnson.
A man knows his nose squats in the middle of his face. He looks right past it just the same.
Today we remind men of the reason they initially chose gold and silver money — that is, why they initially selected sound money.