The Onion, a satirical news organization, posted a funny video over the weekend that reported on an emergency White House economic plan to sell the US national gold reserves for cash through precious metal buyers Cash4Gold.com. And even though the news brief is fake, there are some hard truths in it on how the US government and Federal Reserve would like the American public to view gold.
To watch the news brief from The Onion's website, just click on the image above or cut and paste the following link into your internet browser's address bar: http://www.theonion.com/content/video/us_to_trade_gold_reserves_for
If you've never seen any of The Onion's fake news videos, I highly recommend taking the time to watch a few of them. They're all pretty funny. Some of my favorites include: