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They are still wealthy, here is an up-to-date business insider article on Rothschild's descendents. The reason they are not on the Forbe's list is because their wealth is diluted amongst many people; Forbes makes an effort to focus on individual wealth. Here's is a comment by Forbes employee Luisa Kroll: Thanks for your note. The Rothschilds are a ...


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The Panic of 1837 proved that the "cure was worse than the disease." Thus, it set the U.S. on the road to the passage of the 16th Amendment, and the establishment of the Federal Reserve some 76 years later, in 1913. The "disease" that Jackson fought was a centralized national bank along the lines of the Bank of England, advocated by banker Nicholas Biddle. ...


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The saying is apocryphal and was originated by the populist author T. Cushing Daniel in his testimony before the U.S. Congress in 1911 in hearings on House Resolution 314 (whether financiers were restricting trade by domination of the money supply). This is what Daniel said: William Pitt made this statement: "Let the American people go into their ...


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That's probably Banco di San Giorgio founded in 1407, and closed in 1805.


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Forbes is a private company. That means it can only access publically available information to compile their list. They don't know how much money a person has in their Swiss bank accounts. They don't even have the information that people file on their tax returns. Bankers generally don't have an interest about newspaper journalists knowing about their ...


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What he (probably) meant by it (who can say for sure now?) is that of all the possible means a government has to control and influence its people, the issueing of money is the most powerful one. Even more powerful than law. By creating new money, the government can decrease the value of the existing money in circulation, thereby lowering the buying power of ...



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