1778Thomas Jefferson | President

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms (of government) those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.

I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.

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1787John Adams | President

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America rise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.

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1795James Madison | President

Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded... War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes; and armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few... No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.

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1798George Washington | President

It is not my intention to doubt that the doctrine of the Illuminati and the principles of Jacobinism had not spread in the United States. On the contrary, no one is more satisfied of this fact than I am.

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1800Napoleon | Emperor

...The Emperor turns away, and leaves the prisoner to his doom. To Champagny, who is present, he talks for a long time about the Illuminates. Then, with a sudden transition he says: "We must make peace..."

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1820Nathan Rothschild | banker

I care not what puppet is placed upon the throne of England to rule the Empire on which the sun never sets. The man who controls Britain's money supply controls the British Empire, and I control the British money supply.

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1820James Mill | Political Philosopher

The benefits of the representative system are lost, in all cases in which the interests of the choosing body are not the same with those of the community.

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1828Andrew Jackson | President

You are a den of vipers! I intend to rout you out, and by the Eternal God I will rout you out. If the people only understood the rank injustice of our money and banking system, there would be a revolution before morning.

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1838Amschel Mayer Rothschild | banker

Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation and I care not who makes its laws.

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1844Benjamin Disraeli | Prime Minister

The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.

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