John Maynard Keynes once stated that “There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.” Such a situation is exactly what faces this country today, as the Federal Reserve seems hell-bent on destroying what little purchasing power remains of the U.S. Dollar. (more…)
Archive for January, 2012
What’s a Federal Reserve Note?
Never heard of it!
In 1971 the United States officially broke the last remaining link between the dollar and gold. Since then the dollar has existed as a fully fiat currency whose supply has been expanded at a continually increasing rate. Why should this be of concern to the average person? (more…)
By Dr. Edwin Vieira, Jr.
President, National Alliance for Constitutional Money
presented to the Board of Trustees of
The Conservative Caucus Foundation
at its Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on January 13, 1997
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We’re coming, in this topic I guess, down to the bottom line. What makes the gears of government turn is the grease–money. And given that it has become more and more difficult to differentiate the government from a criminal family, I will quote from Don Corleone of the movie, The Godfather, who asked the question: “What’s in it for my family?”
Well, we have a mechanism in this country that has been set up to answer that question for certain groups that are in a privileged position, and that mechanism is known as the Federal Reserve System.
The major cross that I have to bear is dealing with the Federal Reserve System continue…