Get Smart About Banks
“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conqueredâ€¦I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armiesâ€¦ The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.â€ Thomas Jefferson
We are Jeffersonians and Adams’s all the way when it comes to The United States and money. Which of course is a very amusing statement if you know your history and know that Adams, a frugal farming man, left a legacy; while Jefferson, a lavish country gentleman (and farmer) died with 100,000.00 in debt.Â Although it is true, that in his way, each man embodied these ideas, regardless of personal financial outcome.
A reining in of the mechanisms of commerce (banking) for the public good along with honorable leaders are the two main precepts of a free Republic.
Unfortunately, in the United States (more often UNITED STATES) of today we seem to be sorely lacking in both.
This site is dedicated to providing historical and current education and information about the US banking system, banks, and their relationship to the lives and well being of the people of the United States and around the world.
We do our best to post and direct link in all headlines to source material which we find to be useful in the endeavor of providing not just education but the evidence necessary to develop experiential knowledge.
Unfortunately, the vast changes to the monetary systems and world finance are for the most part, completely outside the awareness ofÂ the average American today. This makes us, as a society, and as a culture, vulnerable to massive manipulation, and unable to discern the difference between propaganda and fact when it comes to our modern system of money, our individual financial decisions and the stewardship of our individual financial lives.
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