close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Germany concerned about their gold reserves stored in N.Y. Fed bank

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Atlas, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2001
    Messages:
    12,512
    Likes Received:
    17
    Location:
    north of the equator
    The German government's gold reserves stored underground in New York have not been audited in 30 years and they are concerned..

    Do they no longer fully trust the New York Federal Reserve?
    There have been reports that German government officials were refused permission to "visit" their gold stash "for security reasons".
    Hmmm.


    http://www.marketplace.org/topics/world/some-germans-want-see-gold-stored-us
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012
  2. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2000
    Messages:
    52,874
    Likes Received:
    5,670
    Location:
    California & New Mexico, US
    I wouldn't trust it either. Didn't you see how Bruce Willis had to fight off the East German ex-patriots or otherwise the gold reserve would have been stolen!!!
     

  3. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2001
    Messages:
    12,512
    Likes Received:
    17
    Location:
    north of the equator
    "Bruce Willis" ???
    The actor? You're referring to a movie I assume...
     
  4. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2000
    Messages:
    52,874
    Likes Received:
    5,670
    Location:
    California & New Mexico, US
    Surely you have seen Die Hard with a Vengeance?
     
  5. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2001
    Messages:
    12,512
    Likes Received:
    17
    Location:
    north of the equator
    Uh, no, I haven't.
    Been busy..
     
  6. Eurodriver

    Eurodriver

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    2,264
    Likes Received:
    1
    Who THE **** Is ZEUS?
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012
  7. Eurodriver

    Eurodriver

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    2,264
    Likes Received:
    1
    For 15 YEARS? :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  8. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2001
    Messages:
    12,512
    Likes Received:
    17
    Location:
    north of the equator
    Especially the past 15 years!
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012
  9. Eurodriver

    Eurodriver

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    2,264
    Likes Received:
    1
    Bro, Obama is in office.

    Kick back, relax.

    Let the man hand you a check!

    Let me tell you this - watching Bruce Willis and Samuel L Jackson kick some butt in NYC while sending your girl out with your EBT to buy Slurpees and Donuts from 7/11 is MY KINDA DAY (week/month/etc, it never ends)
     
  10. volky

    volky NRA Member Millennium Member

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 1999
    Messages:
    1,062
    Likes Received:
    17
    Location:
    Take a seat facing the door.
    Clinton stole it in the 90's.
     
  11. Hef

    Hef Stop Obammunism

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2004
    Messages:
    3,909
    Likes Received:
    31
    Location:
    Hilton Head, SC
    If they're smart they'll take their gold home.
     
  12. Phaze5ive

    Phaze5ive

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2009
    Messages:
    1,338
    Likes Received:
    337
    Location:
    The Land of Teddy Bears
    Please tell me you have at least watched the first Die Hard... :crying:
     
  13. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Messages:
    17,628
    Likes Received:
    2,957
    Location:
    Land of Flora, Fauna & Merriweather
    In 2004 or 2005 I got the opportunity to take a "tour" of the NY Fed Reserve. I know nothing about any gold bar from any foreign country that might have gone missing soon after.
     
  14. Restless28

    Restless28

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2008
    Messages:
    16,152
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    Solsbury Hill
    You're damn right they better.
     
  15. RenoF250

    RenoF250

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2008
    Messages:
    7,985
    Likes Received:
    1,863
    I don't understand why they would let us hold it in the first place.
     
  16. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    Joined:
    May 1, 2008
    Messages:
    16,226
    Likes Received:
    4,598
    Huh...what gold? Do you have a receipt?
     
  17. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Messages:
    17,628
    Likes Received:
    2,957
    Location:
    Land of Flora, Fauna & Merriweather
    Well, gold is one of the heavier elements in the periodic table. :whistling:
     
  18. stevelyn

    stevelyn NRA Life Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2005
    Messages:
    12,205
    Likes Received:
    4,615
    Location:
    Fairbanksan in Aleutian Hell
    ^^^^

    This.
     
  19. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Messages:
    17,628
    Likes Received:
    2,957
    Location:
    Land of Flora, Fauna & Merriweather
    Well, when the world's economy really gets to SHTF, wouldn't it be better we're holding "their" gold than they holding our gold? After all, possession is 99-percent of the law... and gold is heavy... and needs to cross an ocean (or two) to get returned home.

    And at the NY Fed Reserve, "their" is not only Germany!
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012
  20. Detectorist

    Detectorist

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2008
    Messages:
    16,571
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Location:
    Missouri
    :cool::wavey: