TFMR Podcast #22 - John Butler, author of "The Golden Revolution"


Of all the podcasts I've recorded, this is certainly one of the most important.

Our pal, Ned Naylor-Leyland, introduced me to John Butler a few weeks ago. I'm grateful that he did because John's new book, "The Golden Revolution", is the most important book that I've read in quite some time. At just 200 pages, the book neatly summarizes the history of global sound money, the circumstances surrounding the exit of the previous gold standard and the likely events that will effect and implement the next, global gold standard. Read this book and you will begin to understand how and why this new gold standard is inevitable.

I implore you to purchase this book for yourself and/or someone else. Father's Day is right around the corner and it would make a terrific gift, too. Most importantly, John's book is indispensable in the preparation for the end of The Great Keynesian Experiment and you simply must read it.


Fred Hayek
May 25, 2012 - 8:29pm

Wonderful stuff again, Turd!

This helps flesh out my understanding of the issues. I'll definitely consider buying Mr. Butler's book.

May 25, 2012 - 8:56pm

Gotta share this...

Like "Jack" above got the book on Kindle.

Lone flyleaf page in front of book before the "Acknowledgement" pages is this simple statement.....

For those waiting patiently for the sunrise.

How can you not want to buy and study this book?!!?!

May 25, 2012 - 9:55pm

Ted Williams Rookie Card for $20... sort of

went into the LCS today to trade in 2 rolls of quarters (yes, 90%) for a 1939 Ted Williams rookie card in pretty good shape and a 2012 1/2 ounce Perth Mint Dragon... and a few bucks back. I'll let you all do the math... what do you think? Still have plenty in the stack and wanted to diversify a bit. And don't worry... I'll get back to stacking the good stuff next weekend after I get paid some fiat again :)

May 25, 2012 - 10:54pm

The Golden Revolution

Have read a few chapters already. Looks good so far. Here's a few quotes:

"To understand what is happening in the world of banking, finance, and economics today, please don't read an economics textbook full of equations or other mainstream, neo-Keynesian claptrap. Read history instead. It may not necessarily repeat but it certainly rhymes."

"A new global gold standard is coming. It is only a matter of time and how orderly or disorderly the transition is. Those who are prepared will prosper or at a minimum protect their wealth during the potentially rough transition period and be ready for what comes next. Those who don't may lose entire fortunes built up with the hard work of several generations. The stakes are high and they are real. It is time for us to leave the false comfort of our fantasy fiat currency "wealth" behind and get on with the business of practical preparation for the inevitable. And don't expect our so-called leaders or representatives in government to help. They are more likely to obstruct than assist in this critically important task."

Sounds like quotes from TFMR doesn't it.

May 25, 2012 - 11:39pm

Huuwah!   for the Mary Ann

Huuwah! for the Mary Ann reference

May 25, 2012 - 11:46pm


Well, it was payday and I worked my butt off (what's left of it) last week. So I picked up a couple of these that will never see the light of day until the SHTF.

May 26, 2012 - 3:24am

Butler says gold is not

Butler says gold is not manipulated by the Fed. He's completely wrong. Gold is controlled every single day by the Fed. That's why gold will never move dramatically higher. My long-term forecast is $3,000 by 2015. $10,000 gold is a complete joke. It will never be allowed to happen. The Fed will simply change the rules before it gets that high.

May 26, 2012 - 4:50am


People have been predicting a return to the gold standard for 30 years. It will never happen. Ten years from now, you gold bugs will still be talking about a collapse of the Dollar. The Fed controls everything.

May 26, 2012 - 6:45am

Thanks TF!!!

Great podcasts!

May 26, 2012 - 7:59am

Gold-Backed currency

Great interview - thanks. Trouble is, this gold-backed currency sounds remarkably similar to one the Globalists have been advocating for some while now, and I'd like your comments on these observations, please:

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