TO WHAT expedient, then, shall we finally resort, for maintaining in practice the necessary partition of power among the several departments, as laid down in the Constitution?
Famous Quotations on Banking wes T The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs. By the adoption of these principles, the taxpayers will be saved immense sums of interest.
Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. We are opposed to…provisions [which] would place our currency and credit system in private hands. A few years later he wrote: I have unwittingly ruined my country.
A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated.
The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.
Roosevelt knew this history. The real truth of the matter is,as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson… -Franklin D. There was no man in the United States great enough to wear his boots and the bankers went anew to grab the riches.
I fear that foreign bankers with their craftiness and tortuous tricks will entirely control the exuberant riches of America and use it to systematically corrupt civilization.
They create the means of payment out of nothing. It grew upon us gradually but markedly since when the commodity-based system was abandoned. And they who control the credit of the nation direct the policy of Governments and hold in the hollow of their hand the destiny of the people.
You will find it in all sorts of documents, financial textbooks, etc.
But in the intervening years, and we must be perfectly frank about these things, there has been a development of thought, until today I doubt very much whether you would get many prominent bankers to attempt to deny that banks create it.
The process is, perhaps, the most astounding piece of sleight of hand that was ever invented. Banks can in fact inflate, mint and un-mint the modern ledger-entry currency. The process by which banks create money is so simple the mind is repelled.
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