Who Said It?, Round 2

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Fri, May 25, 2012 - 9:07am

So maybe round #1 was a little too easy. Sometimes it's easy to forget how wise and learned the Turdites are. OK, smartypants, have a go at this one.

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and the corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wakeup homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs."

​Ahead of the 3-day, holiday weekend in the U.S., I'm preparing a rather large amount of thought-provoking and insightful information for you so please be sure to check back later today.

TF

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  346 Comments

ThoughtCriminal
May 25, 2012 - 9:09am

Lease Rates

Check out those lease rates!

https://www.kitco.com/market/LFrate.html

Andrew Jackson?

skulltoye
May 25, 2012 - 9:09am

Who said it..

Thomas Jefferson?

WarningShot
May 25, 2012 - 9:10am

Quote

Thomas Jefferson

DaddyO
May 25, 2012 - 9:11am

First?

Oh well maybe next post!

Any way Thomas Jefferson is credited with the above quote.

DaddyO

Scott_K
May 25, 2012 - 9:12am

?

Commonly attributed to Thomas Jefferson, but Snopes says not so.

meegoreng1
May 25, 2012 - 9:13am

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

crackor
May 25, 2012 - 9:13am

I'm a Canuck and

I know this one.....I think.

Thomas Jefferson

CBDooper
May 25, 2012 - 9:13am

Woodrow Wilson

How about Woodrow Wilson........... never mind, it was Jefferson.

csquared13
May 25, 2012 - 9:13am

I thought it was Thomas

I thought it was Thomas Jefferson too..

AlchemyFinancial
May 25, 2012 - 9:16am

I know that one

Thats my man TJ there. It's not to hard to spot a Jefferson quote if your a fan of him.

MisesFan
May 25, 2012 - 9:17am

JoeKa

JoeKa

Despekke
May 25, 2012 - 9:19am

nibble googlers

New procedure should be to swear on your shiny stack that you didn't paste the paragraph in google, then answer.

I know diddlely-squat so that's what I did.

Exergy
May 25, 2012 - 9:20am

fake ?

apparently a fake quote attributed to Jefferson

https://www.dailypaul.com/80247/can-we-please-stop-propagating-the-fake-...

Is Turd...playing with us again?

(sorry folks... I did use google...not gray matter)

billwilson
May 25, 2012 - 9:20am

It's made up

As noted above this is NOT a real quote!

https://www.snopes.com/quotes/jefferson/banks.asp

Google is your friend as is Snopes. Beware these forwarded quotes from right wing loonies. Most of them are made up (or altered).

The easy clues on this one were the uses of the words like "deflation" and "corporation", words unlikely to have been used in Jefferson's time.

.... and the Euro drops under 1.25 (very briefly so far)... and gold does not follow .... Maybe just maybe we finally get the needed disconnect.

Groaner
May 25, 2012 - 9:23am

I think this is very encouraging that the metals are

holding up well this morning with the USD spiking up.. and the Dow down.. eay???

Again, a flight to safety! Who knows what the 3 day weekend will bring.. cover shorts!

Exergy
May 25, 2012 - 9:24am

Fake or not?

I understand that these words were uttered by President Jefferson in 1809. Allegedly, he was speaking in opposition to the recharter of the original "Bank Bill", which was authorized in 1791 for a period of just 20 years.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Bank_of_the_United_States

At any rate, we already have a winner. "DaddyO" please email me your shipping info!

S Roche
May 25, 2012 - 9:31am

Gold in Euros!

back around 1250...

Screwtape pointed out that Euroland marks their gold to market June 29.

OC15
May 25, 2012 - 9:32am

When did President Jefferson start rolling in his grave?

A. 1913

B. 1933

C. 1971

D. All of the above, the velocity of spinning in his grave increased at each date.

tpbeta
May 25, 2012 - 9:32am

Well as it's a fake...

...the correct answer must be someone from the United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, General Farm Legislation: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 158, a Resolution to Provide for an Investigation of Agricultural Commodity Prices, of an Ever-normal Granary... (Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1937), 3607.

That's the first recorded use of the phrase. Deflation was not an economic concept when Jefferson was alive, so I'm told.

billwilson
May 25, 2012 - 9:34am
139

First of all

I found this quote yesterday in a book about a return to the gold standard.

Second of all, what about it is "right wing"? Shit, can we please cut out the left/right garbage? We're all screwed, regardless of whether you follow donkeys or elephants.

S Roche
May 25, 2012 - 9:36am

Who Said It: 2

"I'm long of gold in Euros"

Eric Original
May 25, 2012 - 9:36am

testing

Just checking to see if I could drag and drop this little viking emoticon that DPH found for me. Yay!

Oh yeah, and miners opened green, just sayin... yes

Eric Original
May 25, 2012 - 9:37am

S Roche

That's gotta be Gartman.

henry
May 25, 2012 - 9:38am
beinki
May 25, 2012 - 9:38am

Who was the first president of the USA

Washington? ooooh sorry, He was the first President after the constitution was ratified. Trick question

OrangeAlert
May 25, 2012 - 9:38am

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

Groaner
May 25, 2012 - 9:39am
ivars
May 25, 2012 - 9:40am

Ok, I am off to a gym. Things

Ok, I am off to a gym. Things are clear from now on. Should hit 29 today.

Eric Original
May 25, 2012 - 9:40am

True, TF

"Shit, can we please cut out the left/right garbage? We're all screwed, regardless of whether you follow donkeys or elephants."

​100 Hat tips your way on that one TF!

murphy
May 25, 2012 - 9:42am

emoticon

He's goin' need a bigger club.

Off for a walk

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