The secret is not out, it is “in”. In secure obfuscation, never to be questioned.
The secret is not the OPEC portion of US Treasury holdings attributed to the Saudis. The secret is where’s the gold? How much gold is on hand versus gold leased out? How many futures contracts are attributed to gold positions versus the trillion dollar FX market?
The Treasury’s de-obfuscation of foreign treasury holdings may be insignificant as to foreign leasing operations of gold. As long as these accounts are commingled on government public financials, the citizens will never know.
“For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived and dishonest — but the myth — persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” … John F. Kennedy