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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

#NotTheOnion - Lindsay Lohan Slams Federal Reserve and Inflationary Monetary Policy

Lindsay Lohan talking monetary policy and arguing against the Federal Reserve's inflationary bubble? It's got to be The Onion, right? Wrong. In a tweet this Monday, the Hollywood star said one of the smartest things I've ever heard of an actor saying:

"Have you guys seen food and gas prices lately? U.S. $ will soon be worthless if the Fed keeps printing money! #ad"

Now before getting too excited, do note that the tweet was an ad for the National Inflation Association (who must have a savvy marketer working or consulting for them), served via, which allows celebrity users to make revenue by tweeting paid links to advertiser's websites.

But when one of Lindsay Lohan's followers tweeted that she doesn't really care about food and gas prices, Lindsay insisted that even though her tweet was a sponsored ad, she really does care about monetary policy and its effects on people, and that inflation is something "important for people to be aware of."

For taking a stand against the Federal Reserve bank, next time I see Lindsay Lohan, I'd like to give her one of these:

Hat tip: The Daily Caller.

Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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