Here’s an interesting article from Badlands Media on how 1913 changed everything:
The Year the Cabal Enslaved America
Life can be a struggle.
Parents warn their children of this before sending them to college. We all know it, but we don’t know how to fix it, and those of us in this community understand that it is by design—a design that stretches back to 1913.
Prior to 1913, life was different. There might not have been TV’s, the Internet or ubiquitous technology, but people had the one thing we need back as a nation: Pure Financial Freedom. The value of money was worth astronomically more than it is today, and few had to worry about loans or debt.
The economy in America during the 1800’s represented a battle between the Founding Father’s ‘hard money’ and the Cabal’s ‘paper money’ systems. Banks started out as a convenience market, introduced as a way for people to store their US-Minted Coins.
The banks allowed their bank notes to be openly traded with other people, creating their own economy over the Official US ‘hard money’ economy. The bankers knew that, over time they could loan these assets out and charge interest on them. This practice changed from coins to paper, paving the way for what we refer to today as fractional reserve lending. The only way this scam could be stopped is if the people demanded their gold back en masse. Therefore, getting off the ‘Gold Standard’ was a priority of the Bankers.
We are now living in their gold-less monetary system, where the citizens have less power. Citizens can no longer demand their gold back from bankers, giving these banks the ability to manipulate society in any way they want to.
Before the bankers were successful in their machinations, the founding fathers of the United States had established an economy of ‘hard money,’ which was a system of tradable coins, a far cry from the system we have today. This ‘hard money’ system was the perfect economic system for the American people.
This led to a golden age of prosperity and freedom that the Founding Fathers wanted for every US citizen that came after them. They wanted Americans to own their money, own their own homes, own their own land, and own their own freedom. This allowed most Americans to embody the entrepreneurial spirit, which barely exists today. These days, we live in a corporate society that crushes small businesses and propels the elite to stay in control. The 45th President, Donald Trump was trying to bring back this old monetary system in a posture reminiscent of Andrew Jackson.
When the Second Bank of the United States was established, Andrew Jackson knew that the Bankers were overreaching, acting as a fourth branch of government run by the elite. He knew right away that if the bankers succeeded in their ultimate plan, they would enslave every citizen in the country, so he sought to root them out. Jackson knew the bankers would give out their loans to other prominent people over the common citizen and would use their power to enable more corruption.
Jackson favored ‘hard-money’ over the bankers ‘paper-money’ and was the only US President in history to completely pay off the US National Debt. Unfortunately, the cabal would later get what they wanted in the form of the Federal Reserve Bank, and added insult to injury by putting Andrew Jackson on their $20 bill.
Jackson was Donald Trump’s favorite US President because he took on the cabal bankers and won bigly, which is what Trump has been trying to do since he took office in 2016. Trump nominated Judy Shelton into the Fed because she was an advocate of bringing back the gold standard, which spanned from 1873 to 1933.
The Coinage Act of 1873 ended the coinage of silver and put the American economy on the gold standard for the first time. This caused ‘deflation,’ which increased the buying power of America’s currency.
These bankers hated the gold standard so much in 1873 that they began calling for the government to permanently adopt a FIAT currency issued by a central bank. The gold standard forced the bankers to go into a ‘Long Depression,’ while citizens flourished.
Bankers would label this period as the ‘Long Depression’ because the Gold Standard only hurt the banks, loaners, and the corruption within the economic system. Murray Rothbard, in his book History of Money and Banking of the United States argues that the long depression was only a misunderstood recession, since real wages and production were increasing throughout the period. He attributed falling prices to the deflationary gold standard in the U.S. in the aftermath of the Civil War.
David Ames Wells wrote of the technological advancements during the period from 1870–90 and explains how deflation gave more power to the people, increasing productivity:
The economic changes that have occurred during the last quarter of a century—or during the present generation of living men—have unquestionably been more important and more varied than during any period of the world’s history. — Wells, David A. (1891). Recent Economic Changes and Their Effect on Production and Distribution of Wealth and Well-Being of Society
During the late nineteenth century, various groups, including the Populist Party favored the establishment of an income tax at the federal level. The Long Depression was doing more damage to the rich and powerful and they needed something to permanently suppress the citizens.
The Populist Party was known as the Farmer’s Alliance after the Civil War and consisted of all the slave owners who lost their slaves. They demanded a graduated income tax in its 1892 platform. The Democratic Party led by William Jennings Bryan advocated the income tax law passed in 1894, and proposed an income tax in its 1908 platform.
Americans had an economic system that was designed for every citizen to flourish, and the cabal did everything in their power to take that away. From the corruption of the banks to a political paradigm focused on taxation, in the end they were given ultimate power—power that they will do everything they can to keep.
To wit, after the Panic of 1907, Nelson W. Aldrich set up the National Monetary Commission, which would investigate a better economic system of the US. They concluded that the European model was better, which included the Central Bank of England. The Commission’s reports and recommendations became one of the principal bases in the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, which led to the creation of the modern Federal Reserve system.
In 1910, the leaders of the Populist Party convinced Aldrich, the leader of the Republican party at the time to transform the entire monetary system of the United States. Their master plan would be hatched at the Jekyll Island Club.
Mapping out this Jekyll Island Group reveals startling details:
Sen. Aldrich (Daughter married a Rockefeller)
A.P. Andrews (Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury Department)
Paul Warburg (Employee of Jacob Schiff and has family ties with the Rothschilds)
Frank A. Vanderlip (President of the National City Bank of New York)
Henry P. Davison (Senior Partner of J. P. Morgan Company)
Charles D. Norton (President of the Morgan-dominated First National Bank of New York)
Benjamin Strong (Representing J. P. Morgan)
Together, these men represented about one quarter of the world’s wealth at the time, and they left Hoboken, New Jersey on a train in complete secrecy, dropping their last names in favor of first names, or code names, so no one would discover who they all were.
As many in this community are no doubt aware, secrecy is at the heart of the cabal’s operations.
For the Jekyll Meeting plan to work and to pass the necessary acts through the House of Representatives and Congress, it has been suggested that they needed to silence their opposition.
In a potentially-related event, several prominent names died on the Titanic one year prior to the signing of the Federal Reserve Act. These included the American millionaire John Jacob Astor IV, industrialist Benjamin Guggenheim, Macy’s owner Isidor Straus and journalist and social reformer William Thomas Stead.
It has long been suggested that these men all opposed the Federal Reserve Act to various degrees.
Straus in particular wrote an article that was published by the New York Times on Oct. 25th, 1911. It was titled ‘THE QUESTION OF RESERVES,’ and in it, Mr. Isidor Straus Argues for the Recognition of the Central Association’s Notes as Reserve Money’. Straus was an opposing figure to the Cabal because he was a Director of the Mutual Alliance Trust Company. He was one of the founding 13 directors, which included Emanuel Lehman, William Rockefeller, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.
With their opposition out of the way, the necessary representatives, senators and President ready to sign off and pass the necessary laws, the cabal would get their Central Banking wish, and took their greatest step toward the enslavement of the American people.
They ratified the Sixteenth Amendment in 1913 and the Democratic leaders agreed to seek passage of the Revenue Act of 1913 that would dramatically lower tariffs and implement an income tax. Representative Oscar Underwood quickly moved the bill through the House of Representatives and won approval in the United States Senate after extensive lobbying by the Wilson administration.
For his part, Wilson signed the Revenue Act of 1913 into law on October 3, allowing for the establishment of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS.)
The Federal Reserve Act was passed by the 63rd United States Congress and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on December 23, 1913. The law created the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States that we have been stuck with ever since.
With these moves, Wilson had successfully enslaved every American to the fiat monetary system. Now every American had to pay Income Tax, see the continued devaluation of their money, and the Federal Reserve, a privately owned bank became the most powerful organization in the US.
For those that don’t believe 1913 saw the consummation of a master plan, all you have to do is look at the finding of the Pujo Committee that was done the same year the bills were enacted. Arsene Pujo formed a special committee to investigate the monopoly of J.P. Morgan and New York’s other powerful bankers after the creation of the Federal Reserve and the IRS.
In 1913, that Committee said:
We unanimously determined that a small CABAL of financiers had gained consolidated control of numerous industries through the abuse of the public trust in the United States. — Bruner & Carr 2007, p. 148
A small cabal, you say?
The committee also issued a report on the banking trade at large, and found:
No less than eighteen different major financial corporations were under control of a cartel led by J.P Morgan, George F Baker and James Stillman. The Pujo Report singled out individual bankers including Paul Warburg, Jacob H. Schiff, Felix M. Warburg, Frank E. Peabody, William Rockefeller and Benjamin Strong Jr. The report identified over $22 billion in resources and capitalization controlled through 341 directorships held in 112 corporations by members of the empire headed by J.P. Morgan.
Arsene Pujo left Congress in 1913 and had some support in the following years, but nothing came from it. The cabal squashed the findings of the committee, and since they controlled the media, it never got out to the mass public. The same tactics they used then are still in use today.
Still, while the cabal maintain some power, they are slowly becoming less relevant. More and more people are not watching the mainstream media and have developed extreme skills for discernment, including those in this community.
For there to be change, we must end Central Banking and the FIAT monetary system we are living in today. We need a system that brings back inherent, underlying value and trust in each trade, which will eradicate the possibility of corruption entering the system in the future.
In light of the reckless money printing prompted by the Covid-19 Crisis, every currency in the world is becoming less valuable and there needs to be a reversal to the system, mirroring what happened in 1873.
We need a new deflationary period.
Imagine buying a house for $5,000 or a car for $1,000, no debt and a full paycheck sans tax. It’s a hard life to imagine because of how hard we are struggling every day, but it is completely realistic with no IRS or no Federal Reserve.
The cabal subsists on our struggle.
They don’t want people to earn their own money; they want to tax it. They don’t want people to own land or property; they want to own it. They don’t want the currency you trade to be backed by anything but their promises.
The system we live in is rigged, but the problem (for them,) is that the people are finally waking up and discovering what they have been doing behind the scenes all these years … and they’re not happy about it.
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