Category Archives: Out of the Past

On this day, April 2, 1792…

On this day in 1792, the Coinage Act creates the U.S. Mint and provides for the construction of a new building in Philadelphia. That building was the first federal building to be built under the new U.S. Constitution.

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A Civics Lesson on the One-Dollar Bill

Scarcely worth two cents of its once mighty purchasing power the U.S One Dollar bill (once as good as gold) is steeped in history – yet a strange one – with a history of its own… September 27, 2001 ~ … Continue reading

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Rome: Money, Mischief and Minted Crises

When it comes to currency, don’t do as the Romans did… Ancient Rome wasn’t built in a day, the old adage goes. It wasn’t torn down in a day either, but a good measure of its long decline to oblivion … Continue reading

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Copernicus on the debasement of money

“Although there are countless scourges which in general debilitate kingdoms, principalities, and republics, the four most important (in my judgment) are dissension, [abnormal] mortality, barren soil, and debasement of the currency. The first three are so obvious that nobody is … Continue reading

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President Grover Cleveland ~ The Repeal of the Silver Act

Message on the Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act August 8, 1893 ~ The existence of an alarming and extraordinary business situation, involving the welfare and prosperity of all our people, has constrained me to call together in extra … Continue reading

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Money Imperialism

Introduction to the German Edition In theory, the global financial system is supposed to help every country gain. Mainstream teaching of international finance, trade and “foreign aid” (defined simply as any government credit) depicts an almost utopian system uplifting all … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Banking Control in the United States

The dictatorship of the bankers and their debt-money system are not limited to one country, but exist in every country in the world. They are working to keep their control tight, since one country freeing itself from this dictatorship and … Continue reading

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Lincoln and the Bankers (April 12, 1861)

The bankers go to work to start the Civil War. With the Central Bank killed off, fractional reserve banking moved like a virus through numerous state chartered banks instead causing the instability this form of economics thrives on. When people … Continue reading

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