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Originally posted by Munro_DreadGod
What possible conspiracy are the money men working and why? Thats the question...........Any answers or ATS members putting me in my place welcomed?
Britannica 1784: Rules for Changing a Republic [into a Democracy] into a Monarchy
But the grand nostrum will be a public debt, provided enough of it can be got and it be medicated with the proper ingredients. If by good fortune a debt be ready at hand, the most is to be made of it. Stretch it and swell it to the utmost the items will bear. Allow as many extra claims as decency will permit. Assume all the debts of your neighbors - in a word, get as much debt as can be raked and scraped together, and when you have got all you can, "advertise" for more, and have the debt made as big as possible. This object being accomplished, the next will be to make it as perpetual as possible; and the next to that, to get it into as few hands as possible. The more effectually to bring this about, modify the debt, complicate it, divide it, subdivide it, subtract it, postpone it, let there be one-third of two-thirds, and two-thirds of one-third, and two-thirds of two-thirds; let there be 3 percents, and 4 percents, and 6 percents, and present 6 percents, and future 6 percents. To be brief, let the whole be such a mystery that a few only can understand it; and let all possible opportunities and informations fall in the way of these few to cinch their advantages over the many.
Originally posted by dr_strangecraft
Since the first of theyear, the dollar versus say, the EURO has gone from 1.3500 (euro's per dollar) to Friday's close of ~ 1.1955.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
Two things you must remember. Democrats like to tax and spend. We are fighting a war and have had numerous natural disasters that have put a strain on the budget.
Originally posted by Chris McGeeEveryone gonna keep ignoring this? Sure, the budget is a bit screwy but the currency is getting stronger.