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This week’s Straight Talk contributor is G. Edward Griffin — political lecturer, film producer, and author. In his best-known book, The Creature from Jekyll Island, Griffin details how money is created and exposes the anything-but-boring history of how the Federal Reserve came into being. The book provides one of the best explanations of how our monetary system works, as well as a prescient foreshadowing of the Fed’s bailout of the financial system at taxpayer expense.
1. Practically everything that you outlined in your book The Creature From Jekyll Island has come to pass. Bailouts, increased centralization of power, all of it. Now what happens? We are having a hard time envisioning the current debt-based fiat money system surviving for much longer (let alone forever). If not fiat money, then what? What are the next moves for those who might wish to see the continuation of their extremely lucrative franchise?
GEG: What happens next also is portrayed in my book, and it isn’t pretty.
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