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Our Government-Created Financial Crisis

Whitebeard Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 6:29 AM
Funny...just yesterday I was criticized on another thread for suggesting that the Fed and Investment Bankers are using both political parties to suck every penny out of us that they can. I suggested that they enjoy watching Democrats and Republicans fight each other, because it keeps us from noticing the massive theft perpetrated on us by the Banksters. Why should a sovereign nation with the right to issue interest free money be paying private bankers (the Fed) for the "privilege" of using their fiat money?
Frank130 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 7:40 AM
You are exactly correct & I believe JFK had come to a similar conclusion just before he was killed & Johnson stopped it as soon as he replaced the assassinated JFK as President.
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 8:14 AM
Yes. wasn't that a curious thing?
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 8:14 AM
Yes. wasn't that a curious thing?
lee681 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 8:52 AM
Frank,
Lincoln came to the same conclusion as well.

Suppose you saw a building on fire. Would you seek counsel from the arsonist who set it ablaze for advice on how to put it out? You say, "Williams, you'd have to be a lunatic to do that!" But that's precisely what we've done: turned to the people who created our fiscal crisis to fix it. I have never read a better account of our doing just that than in John A. Allison's new book, "The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure."

Allison is the former CEO of Branch Banking and Trust, the nation's 10th largest bank. He assembles...