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June 29, 2012
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What Happens When the Government Grows Tired of Waiting for the Eggs to be Laid?

The Goose With the Golden Eggs

Written by Ralph J. Benko
“…and thinking to get at once all the gold the Goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find nothing.”Many wise aphorisms got their start, in Western culture, from the works of Aesop, the storyteller who lived 2700 years ago, mentioned by AristotleHerodotus, and Plutarch.  And with the “goose that laid the golden egg” — Aesop anticipated and distilled in very few words the precise outcome of having replaced the classical gold standard with centrally planned fiduciary currency:  nothing…

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