“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 conquered…I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies… The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.” ~Thomas Jefferson

One thought on ““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 conquered…I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies… The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.” ~Thomas Jefferson

  1. And along with it, the people should take responsibility for what a few seeking power make a ‘career’ from, politics. Countries run by true proportional representation, the voices of ALL will be: slower to make any decision? Yes. Slower to take rash unconsidered actions. Decisions affected by all means consideration for all. A considerate world has to be an egalitarian world. A world in which we all find enough for everyone. Would there then be a need for banks or governments?

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