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Our Government-Created Financial Crisis

Whitebeard Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 10:01 AM
Kuwull: I think we agree that there is corruption on Wall Street and in Washington. I don't want to derail the thread, but Scripture says we are all sinners, "desperately wicked." The genius of our Founders was to separate power, provide checks and balances, etc. (i.e. making it harder for corrupt leaders to rob us blind...theoretically). They, also, indicated that our sovereign nation has the authority to issue its own currency, interest free. All of this began to change under Wilson...the Fed, income tax, "social welfare" programs (paid by Uncle Sam "borrowing" money from the Banksters). It is no wonder that these Banksters have supported Democrats and social welfare programs - they make their living off of the interest payments.

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...