These words from French President Charles de Gaulle are proving themselves prophetic nearly 47 years after he spoke them.
He is not suggesting that the US dollar be replaced by Special Drawing Rights (SDR's) as the IMF, George Soros, and other elitists would have us believe, but gold, that ultimate extinguisher of debt.
Perhaps, in hindsight, it would have been wise to listen to him.
It is also worth noting that De Gaulle was toppled as President of France less than three years later. Could it be that suggesting a return to a gold standard was the "wrong answer" according to the Anglo-American bank cartel? More on this topic here.
De Gaulle vs. The Dollar
Note: This article is from February 1965!
Perhaps never before had a chief of state launched such an open assault on the monetary power of a friendly nation. Nor had anyone of such stature made so sweeping a criticism of the international monetary system since its founding in 1944. There was Charles de Gaulle last week proclaiming that the primacy of the dollar in international dealings was finished, calling for an eventual return to the gold standard —which the world's nations scrapped 50 years ago — and practically inviting other countries to follow France's lead