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Monday, January 3, 2011

The Fed is Robbing Us Blind

Did President Andrew Jackson really say that his greatest accomplishment as President was "I killed the bank"? He was referring to the "Second Bank of the United States", which was our country's second central bank. The American Dream animated short film blends history and economics to show how Central Banks, like the Federal Reserve, have been the den of financial evil doers for centuries.

TheAmericanDreamFilm.com:

The AMERICAN DREAM is a 30 minute animated film that shows you how you've been scammed by the most basic elements of our government system. All of us Americans strive for the American Dream, and this film shows you why your dream is getting farther and farther away. Do you know how your money is created? Or how banking works? Why did housing prices skyrocket and then plunge? Do you really know what the Federal Reserve System is and how it affects you every single day? THE AMERICAN DREAM takes an entertaining but hard hitting look at how the problems we have today are nothing new, and why leaders throughout our history have warned us and fought against the current type of financial system we have in America today. You will be challenged to investigate some very entrenched and powerful institutions in this nation, and hopefully encouraged to help get our nation back on track.
YouTube / The American Dream Film --


related:
Judge Napolitano / Freedom Watch / FoxBusiness.com:
Is the Fed Robbing Us Blind? -- Filmmaker Tad Lumpkin discusses why he believes the Fed is killing the 'American Dream.' ...

ZeroHedge.com:
Cartoon: How The American Dream Purchased On Credit Became The American Nightmare

Daily Kos:
I killed the Bank -- When asked what his greatest accomplishment had been during his two terms as President, Andrew Jackson replied "I killed the Bank." He was talking about the "Second Bank of the United States", which was our country's second central bank...

Wikipedia:
Bank War -- The Bank War is the name given to the controversy over the Second Bank of the United States and the attempts to destroy it by then-president Andrew Jackson. At that time, it was the only nationwide bank and, along with its president Nicholas Biddle, exerted tremendous influence over the nation's financial system. Jackson viewed the Second Bank of the United States as a monopoly since it was a private institution managed by a board of directors, and in 1832 he vetoed the renewal of its charter...

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