With all eyes glued to the anniversary of the assassination of JFK 50
years ago, we thought it worth noting that the death of another
important American figure - the USDollar - began exactly 100 years ago.
Today in 1910 Sen. Aldrich, 1 yr after introducing an amendment to establish an income tax, convened the first secret meeting at Jekyll Island.
For those who still are unfamiliar with the origins of the Federal Reserve, below is the first chapter of the Secrets of the Federal Reserve:
"The matter of a uniform discount rate was discussed and settled at Jekyll Island."--Paul M. Warburg
On the night of November 22, 1910, a group of newspaper
reporters stood disconsolately in the railway station at Hoboken, New
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