March 14, 2011
Media analyst, author and activist Mark Dice pulled through a Taco Bell, attempting to pay for one $.99 taco with an American Eagle 1 ounce gold coin. The employee refused, preferring payment with two Federal Reserve notes instead, commenting that the coin was ‘for collecting.’ The spot price for 1 oz. of gold is at $1428 today, so the worker passed up an absolute steal (depending on policy, she could have paid her company for the taco herself and netted the coin).
Mark Dice was trying to make a point about our cultural ignorance of real money (but of course he was probably relieved not to lose his gold ounce.
The Taco Bell employee is not alone. Back in 2009, when a gold coin was worth about $1100, Mark Dice couldn’t sell the coin to people on the street for $50, $5 or even give it away! In fact, many of the people he spoke with looked suspiciously at the Canadian coin, seemingly uncomfortable even looking at it.
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Topics covered include:
* Mind-reading machines
* Orwellian government programs
* Orwellian weapons
* Data mines
* Analysis of 1984
* Facial recognition cameras
* Cybernetic organisms
* Neural interfaces
* Artificial intelligence
* The Nanny State
About the author:
Mark Dice is a media analyst, social critic, political activist and author who frequently engages the public to question our celebrity obsessed culture and the mainstream media’s role in shaping our lives. He is the author of several books on current events, secret societies and conspiracies, such as The New World Order: Facts & Fiction, The Illuminati: Facts & Fiction, and The Resistance Manifesto. Other topics of his research include political corruption, illegal wars, elite secret societies, Big Brother and various privacy and socio-economic issues.