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Any pitch that is using trickery or falsehoods to get you to buy is advertising a shady product, right? And it gets worse when your favorite radio host is reading the ad copy. Glenn Beck isn't the only host who shills for gold. I've heard my favorites, Stephanie Miller, Thom Hartmann and Randi Rhodes selling gold, and it makes my teeth itch. But as far as I know, those hosts don't shill for Goldline, and I'm hopeful that that Goldline is in a class by itself here. Hope, hope, hope. . .
Glenn Beck's Golden Fleece
TUNE IN TO GLENN BECK'S Fox News show or his syndicated radio program, and you'll soon learn about the precarious state of the US dollar, a currency on the verge of collapse due to runaway government spending, a ballooning national debt, and imminent Zimbabwe-style hyperinflation. To defend yourself against the coming financial holocaust, Beck explained on his radio show last November, you need to "think like a German Jew in 1934, maybe 1931." And that means thinking about buying some gold. . .
Read more at: Mother Jones
Thanks to Stupid Monkey Planet for the link.