Gold has been a safe-haven investment for quite a long time.  But is it as safe as we've been led to believe?  Back in 1933, President Roosevelt issued an executive order forcing anyone who held gold coin, bullion or certificates to surrender their gold holdings.  The government basically labeled anyone who refused a hoarder and it was, after all, for the good of the nation.  Sure it was.  And Roosevelt was a great president.  That's what we've been indoctrinated to believe.  Could the government do this again?  Dr. Doom thinks so.  Here's Marc Faber's take on gold from CNBC