What Geithner is unwilling to say is what’s obvious: now that policymakers have shot their wad and the room for maneuver is limited, there can’t be a centralized, painless “fix” for the next inevitable financial crisis.

The coming War on Cash is also designed to bring in black-market cash from the bottom 40% who use cash businesses as a tax avoidance tactic.
As for precious metals–imagine a “wealth tax” that is first imposed on millionaires.
Who will say that “taxing the rich” is a bad idea?
Then the definition of “rich” will be adjusted downward.  Anyone owning gold is “rich,” correct?

fake-newsThe “fake news” is that we’ve never been healthier, healthcare costs are under control and our economy has fully “recovered.” These sustained “fake news” campaigns are intended not to induce hysteria, but an enduring acceptance of what is visibly destructive and insane.
Food for thought as we enter 2017.
Always start every inquiry with a simple question: cui bono–to whose benefit?

Sorry, U.S. Census Bureau, I.R.S. and St. Louis Federal Reserve–you’re issuing “Russian propaganda” according to The Washington Post’s shoddy “fake news” methodology. 
You are GUILTY by association..