Ex Tunisia President's Wife Left with 1.5 Tons of Gold

Vasko Kohlmayer
This story is symbolic of the epochal change that is taking place. Until recently tyrants and government thugs ran away with suitcases stuffed with hundred dollars bills. Today they prefer gold. When this happens you know that the dollar is a dud. CNBC.com:

The French government suspects that former Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family may have fled the country with 1.5 tons of gold, French daily Le Monde reported Monday.

This story is symbolic of the epochal change that is taking place. Until recently tyrants and government thugs ran away with suitcases stuffed with hundred dollars bills. Today they prefer gold. When this happens you know that the dollar is a dud. CNBC.com:

The French government suspects that former Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family may have fled the country with 1.5 tons of gold, French daily Le Monde reported Monday.