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Originally posted by TheAgentNineteen
Worse than the 1930's? I hardly think so. Everyone complaining and comparing this current Economic Situation to that of the 1930's has NO IDEA what it was really like back then. I still have family members alive from the Great Depression Era, and trust me when I say that if you think it is hard this day and age, you can never imagine the blight from 70 + Years Ago. Not to mention how in the 1930's the People brought themselves up through Hard Work and Dedication, not to mention Complete Self-Reliance. Sure, FDR implemented programs, but it was hardly the same as the current Administration's complete round of Handouts and Welfare Cheques.
In fact, the current economic woes look a lot like what my 96-year-old grandmother still calls "the real Great Depression." She pinched pennies in the 1930s, but she says that times were not nearly so bad as the depression her grandparents went through. That crash came in 1873 and lasted more than four years. It looks much more like our current crisis.
Originally posted by SR
It's clearly obvious this has all been planned to start another world wide war to reduce the worlds vastly overpopulated socities.
I just hope we're not suckers when the poo hits the fan and start fighting each other when we should fight our leadership and take back control of our own destinies.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain. - Mark Twain
The world is divided into people who do things - and people who get the credit. - Dwight Morrow
Is there anyone I wouldn't take as a client? Well, I'd never represent a banker. - Gerry Spence
Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens? - Alan King
Because bankers measure their self-worth in money, and pay themselves a lot of it, they think they're fine fellows and don't need to explain themselves. - James Buchan
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard. - Will Durant
But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit. - Josiah Stamp
I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over. - Muhammad Yunus
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally. - Carroll Quigley
We will have a world government whether you like it or not. The only question is whether that government will be achieved by conquest or consent. - Paul Warburg
People without homes will not quarrel with their leaders. History repeats itself in regular cycles. This truth is well known among our principal men who are engaged in forming an imperialism of the world. While they are doing this, the people must be kept in a state of political antagonism.
The question of tariff reform must be urged through the organization known as the Democratic Party, and the question of protection with the reciprocity must be forced to view through the Republican Party.
By thus dividing voters, we can get them to expend their energies in fighting over questions of no importance to us, except as teachers to the common herd. Thus, by discrete actions, we can secure all that has been so generously planned and successfully accomplished.