1966Alan Greenspan (1926- ) | Economist | Chairman of Federal Reserve

Chairman of Federal Reserve 1987 to 2006.

The financial policy of the welfare state requires that there be no way for the owners of wealth to protect themselves. This is the shabby secret of the welfare statists' tirades against gold. Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth.

Gold and Economic Freedom, 1966.

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