The great state of Texas just dealt a major blow to the Federal Reserve. Last Friday Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 483 into law, which will create the nation’s first state-level bullion depository.
The Lone Star State just doubled down on their reputation as being ‘hostile’ with the feds.
But this law has another component that is surely ruffling feathers in Washington.
10 states are currently considering programs to tax drivers per mile driven and with Senate Bill 810, beginning July 1st Oregon will become the first state to officially realize such a program.
Oregon will give drivers a choice: pay a gas tax at the pump or pay a flat 1.5 cents per mile driven.
Those who chose the flat fee per mile will still have to pay the gas tax when filling up, but at the end of each month, the amount paid at the pump will be compared the mileage data of the 1.5-cent-per-mile tax to figure the final balance.
Protests have been held in upwards of 100 cities across Germany protesting the US Federal Reserve system. Germans are well aware of the suppression of the Federal Reserve and journalists