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25 Fast Facts About The Federal Reserve – Please Share With Everyone You Know

Great Seal - Photo by IpankoninAs we approach the 100 year anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve, it is absolutely imperative that we get the American people to understand that the Fed is at the very heart of our economic problems.  It is a system of money that was created by the bankers and that operates for the benefit of the bankers.  The American people like to think that we have a "democratic system", but there is nothing "democratic" about the Federal Reserve.  Unelected, unaccountable central planners from a private central bank run our financial system and manage our economy.  There is a reason why financial markets respond with a yawn when Barack Obama says something about the economy, but they swing wildly whenever Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke opens his mouth.  The Federal Reserve has far more power over the U.S. economy than anyone else does by a huge margin.  The Fed is the biggest Ponzi scheme in the history of the world, and if the American people truly understood how it really works, they would be screaming for it to be abolished immediately.  The following are 25 fast facts about the Federal Reserve that everyone should know...

#1 The greatest period of economic growth in U.S. history was when there was no central bank.

#2 The United States never had a persistent, ongoing problem with inflation until the Federal Reserve was created.  In the century before the Federal Reserve was created, the average annual rate of inflation was about half a percent.  In the century since the Federal Reserve was created, the average annual rate of inflation has been about 3.5 percent, and it would be even higher than that if the inflation numbers were not being so grossly manipulated.

#3 Even using the official numbers, the value of the U.S. dollar has declined by more than 95 percent since the Federal Reserve was created nearly 100 years ago.

#4 The secret November 1910 gathering at Jekyll Island, Georgia during which the plan for the Federal Reserve was hatched was attended by U.S. Senator Nelson W. Aldrich, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Department A.P. Andrews and a whole host of representatives from the upper crust of the Wall Street banking establishment.

#5 In 1913, Congress was promised that if the Federal Reserve Act was passed that it would eliminate the business cycle.

#6 The following comes directly from the Fed's official mission statement: "To provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. Over the years, its role in banking and the economy has expanded."

#7 It was not an accident that a permanent income tax was also introduced the same year when the Federal Reserve system was established.  The whole idea was to transfer wealth from our pockets to the federal government and from the federal government to the bankers.

#8 Within 20 years of the creation of the Federal Reserve, the U.S. economy was plunged into the Great Depression.

#9 If you can believe it, there have been 10 different economic recessions since 1950.  The Federal Reserve created the "dotcom bubble", the Federal Reserve created the "housing bubble" and now it has created the largest bond bubble in the history of the planet.

#10 According to an official government report, the Federal Reserve made 16.1 trillion dollars in secret loans to the big banks during the last financial crisis.  The following is a list of loan recipients that was taken directly from page 131 of the report...

Citigroup - $2.513 trillion
Morgan Stanley - $2.041 trillion
Merrill Lynch - $1.949 trillion
Bank of America - $1.344 trillion
Barclays PLC - $868 billion
Bear Sterns - $853 billion
Goldman Sachs - $814 billion
Royal Bank of Scotland - $541 billion
JP Morgan Chase - $391 billion
Deutsche Bank - $354 billion
UBS - $287 billion
Credit Suisse - $262 billion
Lehman Brothers - $183 billion
Bank of Scotland - $181 billion
BNP Paribas - $175 billion
Wells Fargo - $159 billion
Dexia - $159 billion
Wachovia - $142 billion
Dresdner Bank - $135 billion
Societe Generale - $124 billion
"All Other Borrowers" - $2.639 trillion

#11 The Federal Reserve also paid those big banks $659.4 million in fees to help "administer" those secret loans.

#12 The Federal Reserve has created approximately 2.75 trillion dollars out of thin air and injected it into the financial system over the past five years.  This has allowed the stock market to soar to unprecedented heights, but it has also caused our financial system to become extremely unstable.

#13 We were told that the purpose of quantitative easing is to help "stimulate the economy", but today the Federal Reserve is actually paying the big banks not to lend out 1.8 trillion dollars in "excess reserves" that they have parked at the Fed.

#14 Quantitative easing overwhelming benefits those that own stocks and other financial investments.  In other words, quantitative easing overwhelmingly favors the very wealthy.  Even Barack Obama has admitted that 95 percent of the income gains since he has been president have gone to the top one percent of income earners.

#15 The gap between the top one percent and the rest of the country is now the greatest that it has been since the 1920s.

#16 The Federal Reserve has argued vehemently in federal court that it is "not an agency" of the federal government and therefore not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

#17 The Federal Reserve openly admits that the 12 regional Federal Reserve banks are organized "much like private corporations".

#18 The regional Federal Reserve banks issue shares of stock to the "member banks" that own them.

#19 The Federal Reserve system greatly favors the biggest banks.  Back in 1970, the five largest U.S. banks held 17 percent of all U.S. banking industry assets.  Today, the five largest U.S. banks hold 52 percent of all U.S. banking industry assets.

#20 The Federal Reserve is supposed to "regulate" the big banks, but it has done nothing to stop a 441 trillion dollar interest rate derivatives bubble from inflating which could absolutely devastate our entire financial system.

#21 The Federal Reserve was designed to be a perpetual debt machine.  The bankers that designed it intended to trap the U.S. government in a perpetual debt spiral from which it could never possibly escape.  Since the Federal Reserve was established nearly 100 years ago, the U.S. national debt has gotten more than 5000 times larger.

#22 The U.S. government will spend more than 400 billion dollars just on interest on the national debt this year.

#23 If the average rate of interest on U.S. government debt rises to just 6 percent (and it has been much higher than that in the past), we will be paying out more than a trillion dollars a year just in interest on the national debt.

#24 According to Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Congress is the one that is supposed to have the authority to "coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures".  So exactly why is the Federal Reserve doing it?

#25 There are plenty of possible alternative financial systems, but at this point all 187 nations that belong to the IMF have a central bank.  Are we supposed to believe that this is just some sort of a bizarre coincidence?

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  • Bill

    I wonder why Larry “really” withdrew?

    • Beanodle

      I’d like to be a fly on the wall when he answers

    • Lennie Pike

      His handlers came to the realization (with a little help) that he was just not presentable in public, and would make a terrible liar. A woman will be much more believable – the scam will now have legs to arrive at it’s exit strategy which will also be the exit point of Believers.

      • Lennie Pike

        But we’ll be bac!!! They will be sent home and thrown into the firey pit for eternity. Only then will the World be free of these morons.

  • Stezie

    Thank you for this information. The last point, in particular, really strikes me as bizarre. Then again, I find it very interesting that these events all happened within a relatively short time frame. Judging from this point of view, one can at one of two conclusions: that these bankers are really incompetent, or there is something much more insidious going on.

    Neither bodes well for the future.

    • Syrin

      Yes, that is interesting, but here’s what makes it even MORE interesting. In 2000, there were only 7 nations without a central bank and those were: Afghanistan, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Cuba, North Korea and Iran. See a theme? We’re down to 4, and Syria is just a gateway to the real target, Iran.

    • Larry Hall

      No incompetent at all.They want interest money they make no money unless they borrow out money.We own the money yet we borrow it.

    • MeMadMax

      It’s a collapse of a system that wasn’t really designed for long term growth very well.

  • Syrin

    Michael, another master piece. Very thorough. Well done.

    On a completely unrelated topic, a massive hurricane is headed for Fukushima. In case you all haven’t been following Fukushima, because the state media isn’t covering it, it’s basically in meltdown leaking massive amounts of radioactive water to the tune of hundreds of thousands of gallons into the Pacific. The radioactivity is of such intensity that it would be lethal to humans in a matter of HOURS. They’ve been building an experimental ice wall to try to contain it, and now we have this. Radioactivity has been detected in the fish caught off the California coast. Historical times we live in for all the wrong reasons.

    • Guest

      Iran has a central bank. But the fact that matters is of course that it is “one of the few non-Rothschild affiliated banks” (wiki). Same goes for the other two?

      • Syrin

        True, thanks for the clarification.

        • Robert Zraick

          Libya was attacked and Gadhafi murdered because he was establishing a new currency based on gold which was a threat to the Rothschild fiat bank scam.

          Most of the wars we have fought in the last couple of decades have been between countries who are inside the corrupt western fiat banking system and countries who were not.

          The western banking cartel are all member banks of the BIS. Bank of International Settlements which was originally established to settle the war debts between nations following WWI.

          It was then changed into the umbrella under which all the central banks of the western banking system operate. It is the most corrupt and evil scheme in the history of civilization.

          • Hawkeye

            And Gadhaffi was selling oil for other than FRN’s (aka US petro-dollar) same as Hussein, not to mention the discovery of vast aquifer of fresh water and constructing The Great Manmade River Project to develop food sovereignty and sustainability. He pissed off too many of the Global Management Team.

          • Robert Zraick

            Right you are. If people only realized what these wars are really about, we could stop them. They are about the central banks and their plan to rule the world.
            Their idea of ruling the world is to rule as tyrants, control everything, enslave a percentage of the people and eliminate the rest.

          • blackfeather99

            Right. WORLD WAR II was planned and co-ordinated for the same reason–HITLER threatened the Banksters by establishing a international barter system. The internationalists will stop at nothing. Read HELLSTORM, by Thomas Goodrich.

          • blackfeather99

            Settle the War depts.? It was established to enforce the extortion of money from Germany under the terms of the so-called “Versailles Treaty.”

          • Robert Zraick

            I should have said “Ostensibly settle the war debts.”
            I was no fan of Hitler, but I have no doubt that you are correct in making the banking connection.
            The world will never be at peace nor people be free until we remove all the power of the western Banking system and of the banking elite who control everything including the war policies of the countries over which they rule in secrecy.
            If you look at the big picture through history, every evil that has happened to the world has been brought about directly or indirectly by the western banking system.
            It has started and profited from every war, regardless of who won. It has devalued the currency effectively looting everyone. It has set up a system which insures perpetual increasing debt slavery.
            It has given itself ultimate power and it accomplishes everything through fraud, counterfeiting, and secrecy.

    • jaded

      Right now the radioactivity and the entire earth is what I’ve been concerned about. But, then I think how are we going to look after the planet when we can’t even look after ourselves. Problem after problem…No one seems to notice, no one seems to care. I am surprised we are still here.

      For anyone looking for information on Fukushima, look up Helen Caldicott.

      • Beanodle

        Helen Caldicott is a certified rabble raising, non scientific, rhetoric spewing excuse for an activist.

        Other so called experts such as Arnie Gunderson have an axe to grind.

        Find the opinions of REAL qualified scientific nuclear disaster experts and look at their comments and findings.

        Having said that. These highly qualified experts are expecting a catastrophic disaster at Fukashima – although with different consequences than those activists are spriuking.

        Whichever way you look at it the economic and human disaster will be extremely bad.

        • Caratacus

          “One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever”

          I’m no lover of scriptures but this little line from Ecclesiastes 1:4 helps me realise that we, as humans, are but a blink in the history of the world. When we’re gone as a species, life will continue in some form or another … albeit in ways which we may well have influenced by the stupidity of things like Fukushima.

          That said, I want my children and grandchildren to have a wholesome and worry-free life – so I’m mightily p155ed off with what the Geat and the Good have managed to get away with over the last few thousand years. If I am able, in some small way, to frustrate their plans then I will.

    • 2Gary2

      so you must be drinking the fukushima radioactive water. That explains why you are so ignorant on such a wide range of topics.

      You repeatably get called out by me and countless others in previous posts that you ignore because you know we are correct and you are wrong.

      • Rodster

        Oh no, not a Fukushima denier

        Sincerely,

        Al Gore

      • davidmpark

        The last time I looked at the previous article Mike put out, I counted 4 people giving Syrin more fanatical fluff than structured data, the article before that 3. Not exactly “countless”. And he’s getting more thumbs up right now and previously than you ever have.

        Now Gary, would you kindly prove your claims?

        • Syrin

          Might as well ask him to change the constant of gravity.

          • davidmpark

            :)

        • 2Gary2

          there are many examples in many past posts of people calling out the doltish crap syrin utters and he/she never responds, just stops posting for a while.

          • davidmpark

            When I have time to scour through many past posts, we’ll see if you’re right…

          • 2Gary2

            I await your telling me I am correct then.

          • davidmpark

            Better yet – since it’s YOUR reputation on the line and I have a life and jobs to do: YOU prove you’re right for once! If you can’t, then we can keep assuming you’re… Gary. :)

      • Syrin

        Ah, Spongebob’s pet still speaks. Gary, you are the ONLY person who looks at all these facts meticulously detailed by Michael and reaches the idiotic conclusions you do. But hey, things are getting better because you believe so.

        The fact that you are obsessed with me, attack me without provocation and yet cannot refute ANY SINGLE fact I post by logic, historical analysis or, God forbid, with actual data, shows EVERYONE reading who the missing villager truly is. My best defense against your claims are your posts. Your advanced neurosyphillis is likely the explanation of your delusions of grandeur.

      • Syrin

        Hey GARY, quoting canadafreepress here making the same point I have made to you repeatedly: “all dictatorships have the same definitive characteristics. First, their campaigns appeal to the poor, under educated and those like-minded criminal entities who will benefit from the election of an authoritarian leader. These dictators-in-training then begin vilifying the wealthy (always happens), talk about giving the money the “rich” have legally earned to the “poor” who refuse to work. Instead, these “leaders” are planning ways to steal the money for themselves, while giving the poor a few crumbs…if they’re lucky. Then, if people react too strongly and negatively to their enslavement…they are exterminated. This happens each and every time under dictatorships and oligarchies. After the above actions have been implemented, it gets even worse. Dictators then bleed everything from the country possible until only the shell of the nation—and fewer people—are left. Those who are left live in generational slavery. Want examples? Here are a few: Leninist Russia, Stalinist USSR, NAazzZI Germany, any country in the Middle East where the Muslim Brotherhood and its affiliates rule, Mussolini’s Italy, Cambodia under Pol Pot, Communist China, North Korea, Cuba etc.”

        Sounds EXACTLY like you which is why Lenin called YOU his useful idiot.

        • 2Gary2

          Ok Hoss–as I have said your stupidity has been called out on other posts by other posters and you do not respond.

          I hardly call the rich ceo having “earned” their wealth. Same for wall street. The CEO at places like walmart use tax payers to subsidize their low wage model. The CEO in NO WAY works harder than the workers to justify pay of 500 times the average worker.

          No syrin you low info dolt they are stealing, not earning.

          I forget who said this but “behind every great fortune I will show you a crime”

        • 2Gary2

          I have never read or heard an intelligent right-wing comment, not once,
          not ever. Right-wing intelligence is used for coming up with these
          nonsense slogans like “free market” that are designed to fool stupid
          people.

    • alnga

      when one third of the fish die off start looking to the East.

    • sherry762

      My Uncle William just got a fantastic cream Chevrolet Tahoe SUV by working part-time at home online. right here w­w­w.J­A­M­20.c­o­m

  • K

    Yes this plan has been in place a long time, no coincidence. Iran is indeed the next main target, as I have been saying. I think most people can not grasp, that any group.could come up with a plan on this scale. And that is what the puppet masters are counting on. Trying to tell the general public, there is a multi generational master plan. A plan to control the planet, through its’ monetary system. It is just beyond their intellectual capacity to grasp the concept.

    • Lennie Pike

      The protocols of the elders (luciferians) of Zion.

      A forgery they say – but most of it sure did come to pass never the less.

  • Richard

    “If you can believe it, there have been 10 different economic recessions since 1950.”
    What if I can’t believe it? How many economic recessions have there been then?

  • chilller

    The Federal Reserve scam is the equivalent to having your entire body covered in leeches. Today, after 100 years of blood sucking, the blood is almost completely gone as well as the monthly QE transfusions given from donors. The patient is on death’s door…prepare the embalming fluid.

  • Nic

    why get a salary when they take most of it for tax… better to work for free at the end… no?

  • DrLexus

    How about an article why the Federal Reserve chairman position is always occupied by a non-gentile?

    • retired

      Hello Dyslexia,You must calm down.
      If it is true that “ignorance is bliss”,you must be 1 blissful & ignorant S.O.B.!
      For the record,I checked out the history of the Fed. going back to 1913.
      To clear the record,The meeting on Jekyll Island was attended by 10 very powerful bankers.Only 1,Paul Warburg,was Jewish.The other 9 were Anglo W.A.S.P.’s.
      As for the heads of the NY Fed.,there were 13.Four chairmen were Jewish,the other 9 were blue blooded WASP aristocrats.
      As for the Rothschild crap that keeps being regurgitated by anti-semites like you,it’s completely misleading.The Rothschilds are the central bankers of England.They worked the central reserve banking swindle for the benefit of the British elites.They financially looted & swindled the world for the benefit of the British upper classes.The Rothschilds did very little for the Jewish people.
      You want a bad guy for your conspiracy,try David Rockefeller & the NWO..David Rockefeller is an evil banker & he is not a Jew.
      He is a true/blue WASP.!

      • jsmith

        Yes, that’s very true. The Rothschilds have very powerful enablers in the form of the Rockefellers who are not Jewish.

      • Ezekiel Lamb

        Very little for jewish people, apart from bankrolling the first world war for Britain after they ran out of money which is why Israel exists today via Allenby & Balfour

      • English Kev

        You are an offensive a******e.

      • Alex K

        The Rockefellers and De Rothschilds are of the same ilk. If you do your homework retired you will learn that the Rothschilds finaced the Rockefellers , JP Morgan, Cecil Rhodes, Carnagie and too many other billionaires over the last 200 years. Don’t let the old jewish / anti semite crap stop you from getting to the facts! Ther are jews and non jews that are working to bring about their new world order. Israel is not a land of the jews but the state of Rotshchild and politicians in America and Israel put on their little skull caps and all bow. Get over yourself with your ignorant little assertions of non bigoted political correctnes crap.

  • A.S.

    The nations not in the IMF are not Iran or Syria. They are North Korea, Cuba, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, and Nauru. BTW, there are 188 IMF members. Subtract Kosovo from the IMF (which is not a U.N. member) and you get 187. Add these six in my list and you get the 193 U.N. members. Add 3 future members to the U.N. (Vatican, Kosovo and Taiwan) and you get the 196 countries of the world.

  • DJohn1

    If the Fed is in charge of the money then the money is going to be worthless as the thieves take their cut and leave. I refer to the big wealthy people that control all of this.
    But by then, these same individuals will have secure places where no one can get to them.
    The problem with money is that there has to be enough to keep the retail economy going. As we increase our populations then there has to be more money to go around.
    But most money comes from inherited wealth. Not all but most. The pitiful amount the public sees is diluted by counterfeiting.
    Money reflects reality in most cases. The reality is we have dwindling resources to apply towards feeding that population. Reality is that starving people all over the planet will work for less than we will.

    I personally feel the depression was caused by the assembly line making goods cheaper and labor cheaper to produce those goods. This in turn caused a great layoff of craftsmen in the work place.
    The bad farming situation of the 20s also contributed. The dust bowl being the most evident problem in that area.
    The current depression is caused by people being out of work here to support people working in starving countries. Again money reflects reality.
    I watched an entire trade destroyed by automation over 40 years. That was not the only trade destroyed by any means and the villain here was automation as well as a redistribution of wealth towards the starving nations of the Orient.
    Now it has come back to haunt the people that sent that work overseas.

    Only when this nation again becomes self-sufficient will that change. To do that, the entire economic situation in this country will have to collapse and start over.
    The FED will have a very serious role in the coming changes. So the people in charge of that outfit need to be very smart if we are all to survive. I haven’t seen any evidence to make me believe they are very smart at all.

  • Tim

    It looks like it’s going to be a big day on Wall Street today (Monday). With Larry Summers having withdrawn his name for the Fed chairmanship, U.S. equity market futures are sharply higher. Even the yield on the 10-year Treasury Bond is down to 2.82% as I write. What a silly world we live in.

  • flek

    Usury is the problem.
    The federal reserve operates on usury.
    Usury was, not long ago, punishable by death.

    The khazars ‘jews’ brought this on the world. and have been run out of every country.

    Khazar ‘jew’ greenspan was replaced by khazar ‘jew’ bernanke, which will be replaced by khazar ‘jew’ yellen.

    See the infiltration pattern? All bow now to lord rothschild…king of the khazars.

    Get it?

    -flek

    • retired

      Hey flake,you have a bad problem.
      You suffer from “Jew on the brain syndorome”.You see them in the attic,you see them in the kitchen,you see them in the cellar!They’re out to get you Flake! Jews here,Jews there,Jews……Jews……Jews everywhere!You Know they are there even though you can’t see them.Flake,you know for a fact that they run the world, Alex Jones & the Easter Bunny told you so!
      Flake,you have to fight back,you have to see your shrink & you need to take your medications!

      • jsmith

        So, Retired, do you think we will get a non-Jew as chairman of the Federal Reserve this time around. The Federal Reserve hurts Jews and gentiles alike.

        • retired

          The last I heard they were going with Janet Yellen.I checked her out,& for what it is worth,she was born Jewish.For practical purposes she might as well be a Lapland deer herder.The main fact is she was & is a central banker & as such she is a thief & swindler!

    • davidmpark

      Stick with the usury argument; forget the Jews. Usury has more teeth and can be proved easier.

      • markthetruth

        the Rothschilds, is a family descending from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a court Jew to the Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel, in the Free City of Frankfurt in the late 18th century. Unlike most previous court Jews, Rothschild managed to bequeath the wealth he acquired, and established an international banking business and dynasty through his five sons, that came even to surpass the most powerful families of the era such as the Barings and the Berenbergs

        the end…

        • davidmpark

          That is true for the 18th century, but the usury argument is far better as it’s more persuasive to accuse the modern day banking system of it. The Rothschild’s, if they’re actually committing usury now, would be put on the defensive and can lead to investigations. what they did previously might not be admissible.

          Picking and choosing battles is important to get the advantage; best not to fight on the adversary’s terms (reference Sun Zhu’s book).

    • Syrin

      Yeah, but what do you do when the gov’t MANDATES usury through the forced mortgage loans to people who don’t qualify? Gov’t is the problem. This is a symptom.

  • markthetruth

    #24 Even back then congress couldn’t get there act together and President Theodore Roosevelt had signed into law the bill creating the National Monetary Commission in 1908 naming Senator Nelson Aldrich as the Head of the Commission. He then had the meeting on Jekyll Island to develop a European type system and eventually Created the banking reform of the Federal Reserve. And Now here we Stand !!!

    the end…

  • matt

    another great article. but they can juggle and control whatever they want, if there was going to be collapse, it would have been here already. as much as we know they control already..they actually control more than that. but always good to be prepared. collapse? teacher raises,cop raises keep coming on long island.. hey private people please contribute more and more for our public folks.
    always positive, just saying.

  • grumpyhillbilly

    The fed has done well for its banking masters. Wasn’t that the real point of the fed?

    • GSOB

      “While boasting of our noble deeds were careful to conceal the ugly fact that by an iniquitous money system we have nationalized a system of oppression which, though more refined, is not less cruel than the old system of chattel slavery.
      — Horace Greeley

  • Larry Hall

    Well since the constitution says we the people own the money and congress is to coin it then this is one big scam.
    Heres the deal congress tells the fed how much money to print for the week.The fed prints it and we pay the fed x amount of money for printing costs.But heres where it gets fun.We pay to print it its our money but we have to borrow it from these elite blood sucking A**h**es they have run a scam on America all these years and not one person in gov.does anything about it.Ron Paul was right he wanted to audit them since they are not part of the Gov.and handle our money they should be.They are a private Co.just like mcdonalds.What a scam and we the people have sat and taken this crap for all these years.People would be doing very well if it was not for these guys.We would all have plenty of money to pay bills etc.Inflation is caused by the feds they control whatever youy do just by controlling the money.They are evil.

  • Larry Hall

    remember interest is paid on all money ok all of it that’s how they make money.But heres another tid bit.Money for repaying interest is never printed.You get it?SO just like any pyrimad scheme it has to fail cause there is not enough money since money to pay the interest is never printed.

  • squashpants

    Anybody care to comment on Janet Yellin, the next most likely pick since Summers has pulled out? It seems she is very anti-QE and very much for letting interest rates rise. Why, if these people understand what a mention of “tapering” did to the markets, would they consider this lady? I don’t understand.

  • Blair T. Longley

    The American Family has suffered a home invasion. A gang of criminals moved in a Century ago, and have been dictating to that Family what it had to do ever since. The PROBLEM behind these “25 facts” is the mechanism of lies backed by violence becoming legalized lies backed by violence … The “truth” does not make any difference to systems of lies backed by violence. It simply continues to deliberately ignore all evidence and logical arguments, while it continues to get away with enforcing its legalized lies with more legalized violence.

    Collectively, the international banksters are a group of trillionaire mass murderers. There is nobody else remotely close to being in their league which can actually do anything to stop them. To fully face the facts would require going through a scientific intellectual revolution, to stop thinking in terms of false fundamental dichotomies, and start thinking in terms of unitary mechanisms. Government IS organized crime, which is controlled by the best organized criminals.

    To deny that FACT on any level, or to propose impossible ideals that can stop that being the FACT, only facilitates that overall situation to get even worse, faster. Human realities are ALWAYS organized lies, operating organized robberies. The best we can do is develop better dynamic equilibria between those different systems. False fundamental dichotomies, and the related impossible ideals, always backfired and caused the opposite to happen in the real world.

    The Federal Reserve Board is the runaway triumph of the methods of organized crime being able to take control over the government. However, ALL governments were ALWAYS basically organized crime to begin with. Americans being brainwashed to believe in false fundamental dichotomies and impossible ideals have facilitated the runaway triumph of the best professional liars and immaculate hypocrites to be able to take control.

    Since most of the “opposition” to the banksters is too controlled, and made up of reactionary revolutionaries, who usually recommend going backwards, upon the basis of the same old impossible ideals, there is no effective resistance, which faces the FACTS enough to respond realistically. Instead, there is runaway ECONOMIC COLLAPSE …

    While all these facts about the Federal Reserve Board are correct, the actual mechanisms that made and maintain them are lies backed by violence. There are no real solutions other than balancing that system with real resistance … However, there is nobody else who can compete with those who are already a group of trillionaire mass murderers, that can make endless money out of nothing, to continue to pay for every kind of lying and violence which they want to pay for.

    Those deeper FACTS behind these “25 FACTS” means that the runaway ECONOMIC COLLAPSE is guaranteed to continue to get worse, faster … The REALITY is triumphant organized crime, operating debt controls backed by death controls. Any REAL solutions could only actually be different debt controls, backed by different death controls. There is not enough agreement upon what those “different” controls should be to enable them to work … Therefore, the REAL future is guaranteed to be ECONOMIC COLLAPSE into unpredictable chaos, without any way to predict what might survive through those processes, to maybe emerge on the other side …

  • 2Gary2

    Gay marriage, abortion, gun rights, all wedge issues which distract from
    the grand theft that is occurring in America. The masses in this
    country are pretty darn stupid.

    • Tobias Smith

      you are the chief idiot

    • Queen Mennon

      the american people are not stupid. immigration was successful in preventing cohesion. this is part of the master plan. keep the people divided. they put a stop to the direction the country was headed by killing the kennedy brothers and dr. king. they know the people are stirring and are angry. they know they have been exposed but this will not stop them. they killed gadhaffi because he wanted to institute a gold standard for the resources of africa. this would have been the end of the dollar as the reserve currency. they have to prevent this at all cost or they are finished..

  • A D

    2 Timothy 3 2-17 says how it will be.

  • A D

    3 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

    2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

    3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

    4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

    5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

  • A D

    Putting faith in ‘mere man’ is disaster, man is sinful and fallen in nature.

  • jsmith

    Knowing the facts of this article, If i were you, I would buy what the government and the Fed call barbaric relics. Gold and silver.
    Thanks Michael for a great article. But I also understand that the government can buy the stock of the Fed and then ban it. How would it go about this?

    • Queen Mennon

      remember when the american government forbid people to own gold? imagine that? now, they cornered the gold. you can’t even get a decent gold chain to buy. everything in the store is 10K. who owns the most gold? china, australia is second with the gold they stole from south africa before independence and #3 is america. I want the south african government to get that gold back. smart countries are demanding their gold back from america and england.

  • davidmpark

    So, there’s no way around the bankers at this point.

    Okay, so there are a few options: the underground economy (not black market) making all transactions in gold, silver, nickel, and copper only; change incorporation to something easier; or there can be a call by enough people to their congressmen to audit and investigate the Federal Reserve – if they’re scared of recall or personal loss, they’ll cave in.

    Remember: you are the rightful owner of this country… just act like it. :)

    • Dawie

      Peer to Peer currencies like Bitcoin could end the fed.

      • davidmpark

        I’ve never looked into bitcoin – seemed too vulnerable to the electrical and data grids. Might be worth looking into now, yeah. Good point.

        • Dawie

          Mesh networks using Darknet

          • davidmpark

            Expand on that, please?

        • Fred hgggg

          unless the internet is turned off, you have full access to your coin

          Then again, if the internet is ever turned off, wed be in a place were youre more worried about how many rounds you have left in your clip than if your bitcoins are ok.

          • davidmpark

            Obama’s got an internet kill switch. Guess that makes bitcoin too vulnerable after all…

          • Fred hgggg

            as i said, if were ever in a place where the internet is turned off, id be more worried about bullets flying past my head than how many bitcoins i have

      • Queen Mennon

        didn’t they shut it down?

  • A D

    When the ‘wizards’ decides to reset (world bankruptcy) they will. Then the lawless-one will make his appearance to usher in a 1 world currency & gov.

  • 2Gary2

    Americans make up just under a third of the world’s ultra wealthy, the newly released World Ultra Wealth Report noted last week. The 65,505 Americans worth at least $30 million hold a combined 2013 wealth of more than $9 trillion.

    Tax the greedy and help the needy.

    Take the wealthy money and pay off the deficit.

  • 2Gary2

    Doctors, lawyers, dentists and other professionals who comprise much
    of the one percent manage to sustain their income through protectionism.
    (The NYT had a good piece on
    how doctors beat back foreign competition last month.) If the
    protectionist crew that dominates trade policy today were replaced by
    free traders, we could use the forces of globalization to bring down the
    income of these high earners by 70-80 percent.
    And, we have a totally corrupt system of corporate governance in
    which CEOs select and pay off directors to look the other way as they
    pilfer the company by taking outlandish pay packages.

    Time to tax the wealthy to keep us healthy!

    • Tobias Smith

      you are a communist

    • davidmpark

      By the way, since you have self-appointed moral superiority to question the motives of doctors, lawyers, dentists, and other professionals; would you kindly state what YOU do for a living?

      • 2Gary2

        I am simply stating a fact–look it up for yourself.

        • davidmpark

          Would you kindly answer the #$%&ing question, gary?

          • 2Gary2

            No I will not tell what I do and where I work.

          • davidmpark

            Did i ask for “where” you work? Nice attempt to deflect.

            In previous posts, you did say what you do for a living – you’re a career welfare recipient.

            Wow. Such credability.

    • Queen Mennon

      gary, the 1% are not hardworking doctors and others you name. the 1% are on wall street and at the federal reserve.. they are international bankers and financiers. they run the too big to fail banks. their names are goldman sachs, chase, they produce nothing. they are bloodsuckers and vultures who pick the bones of humanity. they are big oil, big pharma, the insurance and financial industry. these are the mofos who destroyed america. oh, and lets not leave out the congress, the executive and judicial branches of the american government. they are the CRF, The Trilateral commission and the bilderberg group. they are names like kissinger, zibigsky, etc. oh yes, I know exactly who they are. I am not deceived.

  • Tobias Smith

    tax gary hard, he deserves to pay more in taxes

    • davidmpark

      Don’t want to know where his money’s been.

  • alnga

    And this is suppose to make me feel good about the folks that make things happen in DC.

  • cherylmeril

    Michael, allow me to reduce your article into two words to best describe the issue : God’s Pilan

  • A D

    Dismantling the USA is the last holdup for a 1 world currency/economy. When it goes it will usher in the new world order, people will sell their soul to get back what they lost, in which they will.

    • GSOB

      dismantling……

      how?

      “It is well that the people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”
      — Henry Ford

  • A D

    The Bible explicitly states there will be 10 kingdoms, the club of Rom is 10 in total. People can can scoff at the Bible but God created the Universe and the Bible is 100% God’s inspired word. Israel becoming a Nation was prophesied in the Bible NO other country has or ever will do that after being disbanded for thousands of years.

  • davidmpark

    Already stood up. I can’t join your lot; need to be unaffiliated and independent.

  • Shivani

    I’d like to share something about the Fed with everyone I know, but this piece is NOT thorough. It cannot be presumed that if something happened after the Fed was created, the Fed was responsible for it happening. Cause and effect must be outlined. If a student of mine had written this, I’d ask him/her to rewrite it.

    • cpgone

      get a clue. Watch creature from Jekyll Island.
      Spare us the grade analogy.

  • GSOB

    “This [Federal Reserve Act] establishes the most gigantic trust on earth. When the President [Wilson} signs this bill, the invisible government of the monetary power will be legalized….the worst legislative crime of the ages is perpetrated by this banking and currency bill.”
    – Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr. , 1913

  • jaded

    Thanks. I need to spend more time looking at real sources.

  • http://stock-index-options-alert.blogspot.com/ Tom Chechatka

    Point #3 really is the key. The importance of a currency’s “value” separates a Fed as component of an imperial monetarist system (operating from a philosophical standpoint aggravating scarcity) from a national bank as progenitor of credit efficiently financing the accumulation of capital stock (in other words operating from a philosophical standpoint promoting abundance).

    A national bank issuing credit to promote increasing organization of capital stock (particularly that locked up in a nation’s citizenry–it’s creative, intellectual capacity) is the critical component necessary to make debt “a blessing” and underpin a currency’s value with a capital rich economy whose success at making much “something” (finished goods boosting productivity) from “nothing” (resources of every kind, including human) is its backing, the likes of which no inert piece of metal could match.

    The Fed, on the other hand, is not a national bank and in the post-2008 crisis proving itself only a backstop for a rent extraction machine that is the private, U.S. banking system, whose present curse is that it must, must, must consolidate control of a shrinking capital stock into fewer hands, as well as increase its leverage over these, lest it collapse. Such a frightful condition leaves so-called “universal banks” and their so-called “regulator” (the Fed) hopelessly insolvent in fact.

  • Rellif

    Woe, the Federal Reserve isn’t federal at all,

    It isn’t even close to being Constitutional.

    It’s fraudulently shoved this country up against the wall.

    Woe, the Federal Reserve isn’t federal at all .

    Would you like to know the reasons why your taxes are so high?

    Would you like to know what fuels inflation every time you buy?

    Would you like to know who takes the biggest slice out of your pie?

    It’s the Federal Reserve and I’m here to tell you why.

    It’s not that complicated to explain in laymen terms,

    When somethin’s really rotten it is sure to crawl with worms.

    And that somethin’ really rotten happen in this nations past,

    It’s been feeding on our prosperity until now we’re sinking fast.

    How would you like to print up money,

    On your very own private press?

    And loan it out to all your friends at staggering high interest?

    Bet it wouldn’t take too long,

    Until you owned the whole neighborhood.

    Well, that’s what the Feds been doin’,

    Since our Congress said they could.

    Now our Congress shirked their duty back in December 1913,

    That’s when the value of our money changed from gold to inky green.

    And when they shrugged the constitution off,

    They dammed this nations fate

    It was a blatant violation of Article One and Section Eight.

    You got The FBI, The FCC, The Federal Trade Commission Agency, and they all
    have one thing in common, that is they’re federal.

    But here’s one thing if you haven’t guessed, there ain’t anything federal about
    the Federal Express, and the only thing federal about the reserve is that it’s
    Criminal!

    Now if I was to tell you that we’re under Martial Law,

    And there ain’t no sense in waitin’ for the final ax to fall. And that the
    money that we’re spendin’s really military script,

    Would you say that I’ve gone crazy,

    Would you think that I’ve been hipped?

    Woe, the Federal Reserve isn’t federal at all,

    It isn’t even close to being Constitutional.

  • Cheryl Newcomb

    Great article. If everyone would become aware of the Federal Reserve and what they are doing to this Country I’m sure they’d be total outrage. END THE FED!!!

  • Professor

    no hes a jew

    • Queen Mennon

      same people

  • Patrick Sullivan

    The authority to issue money is the organizing principle of our society. Money itself is an abstract receipt of labor. To right the ship of state and all of the rest of us on the planet, the issue of money needs to be held in trust for everyone by the people.

    To take control of the issue of money, labor will have to organize and STRIKE THEM OUT.

    • Daryl Revok

      I am libertarian, but agree whole heartedly, we need to abolish the Federal Reserve and strip the middle men insurance giants of their strangle hold over the economy…government support of corrupt banking institutions is anything but capitalistic or free market. If a company fails then it fails.

  • Keith Houston

    We need to remove this from our nation!

  • Daryl Revok

    These bankers behind the Federal Reserve have been feasting on their gravy train for FAR too long now….they robbed you of your economic destiny, your liberties and your wealth. WE MUST round up these treasonous scum and have them brought up on charges of treason, abolish the Federal Reserve and pass an Amendment banning control of our nations monetary policy from being in the hands of ANY private institution.

  • thomasaveryblairea

    I operate a small “brick & mortar” mom and pop tax services business in NE Florida. It looks like I’m going out of business. Lost 22 clients to suicide back in 2008-2009, only 1 this past season, but dealing with the widows and the orphans is getting harder. No one seems to have money for church or tax preparation services these days.

    I cut my business overhead by 54% in 2012, I also moved into a small camper with my ex wife and our Chihuahuas to reduce our personal housing costs by over 80%, and am continuing to survive so far only because so many of my local “mom and pop” competitors gave up their struggles to stay in business and because I barter when the taxpayers have no money but have something of value to swap with me for my services.

    Obama Care has killed hundreds of full-time jobs in my area here in NE Florida…part-time, less than 30 hours per week…is the new “norm” while food, taxes and utilities keep increasing in costs. Money talks…mine too often says “goodbye” …while I see still a few making $200,000 or more a year, most folks I know are not really “living” but are instead just spending most of their time and energies in “survival” mode.

    I suspect there will be another “American Revolution” wrapped around a race war…I hope and pray this won’t happen…but if D.C. keeps spending money it doesn’t have I see no alternatives at this time. :(

  • Zaphod Smith

    “U.S. Congress is the one that is supposed to have the authority to “coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures”. So exactly why is the Federal Reserve doing it?” Because Congress figured out long ago, that if they got it wrong, and peoples money lost value, come next election they would be looking for a new job, and they didn’t want that, so they passed the buck. And the rest of us have been paying the price for them to have a cozy existence for the last 100 years, and it is about to blow up in our faces..

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