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Conspiracy theory: Alexander Hamilton double agent

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posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 10:34 AM
Okay, here is my theory: Alexander Hamilton was a double agent for the British

Here's my speculative facts

-Alexander Hamilton was heavily in favor of a central bank modeled after GB; Thomas Jefferson was vehemently opposed
-Alexander Hamilton was one of the authors of the federalist papers, which called for a strong Union rather than power spread out through the states. This combined with a central bank would pave the way for a U.S. empire
-George Washington reluctantly agreed to have a central bank which kept its charter for 20 years.

Okay so far, now here is where it gets a little complicated. From my perspective, it seems like George Washington is too much of a good person to be a double agent, but possibly not smart enough to see through Hamilton's plans. After all, Hamilton criticizes Jefferson's view of Americans as SIMPLE FARMERS who are incapable of guiding their own destiny. But George Washington was a simple farmer! Was he simply outwitted?

Here is where it links with another conspiracy, the conspiracy that George Washington, after the war, did not return to have debates with the other founding fathers but rather stayed at his farm and was impersonated by Adam Weishaupt! This would explain why George Washington (really Weishaupt) would go along with Hamilton.

Even if you take out the Weishaupt link, it still is hard to fathom how George Washington went along with the central bank idea. The party line was they needed a central bank to pay off the war debt, but some of that debt was to France, who were allies with them. Hamilton also suggested having protectionism on American goods so they could rebuilt their economy through trade. Protectionism only benefits the corporations and not the citizens. The newly found American states were being persuaded to buy American instead of cheaper foreign goods. This was probably pretty easy to pull off since it was shortly after a revolutionary war. But the point is, protectionism is exploitation.

I can just imagine what the Keynesian economists would say: "The first central bank saved the economy, and only ended because their charter ran out. Shame on Jefferson and the others for not giving the first central bank perpetual power.

But my personal favorite of this whole theory is Hamilton's argument of why a central bank was Constitutional: because congress was given the power to do anything NECESSARY to fix economic problems. Way to exploit a constitutional loophole Hamilton. Forget everything the Americans fought for, we might as well replace one Empire with Another.

But of course, if Hamilton was a British spy, it was really just the same ol' Empire but with a new face.

posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 11:11 AM
reply to post by ancient_wisdom

It is possible, he was known to be in favor of the British legal system and laws. But do remember, everyone involved in the creation and start of the U.S were from both sides of the line. In fact, there were many who, even though they fought on the Americans side, they still held many of the British ways. This is seen from the early Presidents. Some were all for a central government, and others were not. I don't know if Hamilton was a double agent, it's possible, but he did favor a central government and was cunning enough to get his goals through. So it might be that he favored the old ways, but didn't like living under British rule. After all, what results from successful rebellions? The rebels become the very thing they fought against. I think that is what is possibly happened, habits do break hard once they are put in action. After all, I believe it was John Adams and I'm sure others,who really wanted the title of the presidency be "your majesty" or "his greatness" "his excellency" and b.s like that. I'm glad that didn't happen.

posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 11:40 AM
interesting theory, I do recall now that there were many "Tories" who were still loyal to the British even though they were colonists. They were no doubt the fodder behind Hamilton's goal of a central bank. My theory focuses on the idea that Great Brittan lost the war but won the economic silent war by overtaking the government. It didn't happen overnight, but even now although we have no formal ties to England we are allies with them in the war on terror and the federal reserve is now officially a Rothschild run English banking system. I haven't found anyone who will disagree on that point.

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