The Gold Standard will force an excruciating deleveraging, austerity, deflation, and depression, and bring immense pain to the masses.
The Real Populists have been warning against the coming Gold Standard as the Banker Master Plan to destroy America for decades. The Libertarians in the Truth Movement have a lot of explaining to do, for continuing selling the Banker Plan to the uninitiated.
Consider the events of the last few weeks.
First Mark Carney, boss of the Bank of England makes an incredible speech, simply announcing the end of the US Dollar's reserve currency status, and succession by an IMF generated and controlled World Reserve Currency. He went on to say the coming crises would be used to facilitate the transition.