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Edward Griffin: The Federal Reserve Is A Cartel, It’s Not A Government Agency!


You’re going to be hearing a LOT about the Federal Reserve Bank over the next few days…

So I thought it was important to make sure you understand what it is, and how corrupt it is.

And how the “Fed” is essentially behind most problems we have in the world today.

Read that last line again, because it’s not an overstatement.

The Fed has caused almost all wars and problems we have in the world right now.

Ed Griffin nails it, watch this short clip:

The Federal Reserve Bank is: (a) not Federal (it has no government control or true oversight — it is owned by a family of “elites”), (b) it has no Reserves — its flat broke, after it siphons off all your money, and (c) it is not remotely anything like a “bank”.

From my friend Pepe on Substack:

Edward Griffin succinctly explains what the Federal Reserve System actually is:

“It’s a cartel. It’s not a government agency, it has the appearance of it being a government agency. They went to great lengths to give it that facade… In it’s essence, It’s a cartel… They got together. They drew up the rules and regulations for their own industry.. To self regulate their own industry.. It’s what cartels do. And then they sent it to congress and they took off the label off the top that said ‘banking cartel’ and they erased that and they said ‘Federal Reserve Act.’

Congress passed it into law. And that’s why we think it’s a government agency it’s because if you don’t obey the rules that they set down for their own industry you go to prison.”

Edward Griffin on the secrecy behind the creation of the FED:

“They knew there was going to be some kind of move to control banking… And so instead of being stupid about it, they decided to take the lead. They said we’ll write the bill. They went to Jekyll Island where nobody knew they were going, they had a meeting where there was a great deal of secrecy. They denied that they went for many years thereafter. They actually drafted the Federal Reserve Act on 1910 and then the next three years it took that much time to promote it and get it through congress.”

Edward Griffin on the devious ploy by the bankers:

“It was a ploy. It was a brilliant piece of strategy. These people were not stupid… In fact, while the bill was being debated in congress some of these people before the public and gave speeches knowing it would be reported in the press.. and they said ‘this bill’ (that they had written) ‘is not going to be good for business. It’s bad for America.’ They actually do that ploy. Knowing full well that the average guy would read that in the newspaper and say, ‘These big bankers don’t like the bill, must be pretty good. ‘

These fellas were brilliant and that’s how they sold it.”

In other words, they thrived off the people’s ignorance. An awakened people is their greatest fear.

First hand account from Tim Bence explaining how the idea for the Federal Reserve was conceived directly above a Canaanite altar:

“Who would be crazy enough to have a house built on top of a blood sacrifice altar? Well he said Rockefeller was… It’s the room that they were sitting in when they drew up the entire legislation and plan to pass it that became the Federal Reserve Act. So this was the conception of the Federal Reserve Banking System. On the parlor sitting on top of a blood sacrifice altar.”

EXPOSED: The Central Bank Scam, Explained For All To Understand

I know sometimes when people talk about “central banks” most people’s eyes tend to glaze over and they lose interest and fall into a coma.

But please stick with me on this, because I promise it will be anything but boring!

In fact, this is the hidden history they’ve tried very hard to keep from the public.

History but also our current world.

Because the problems of most every problem we experience in our world today can be traced directly to Central Banks — and that’s not an exaggeration.

They rule by secrecy.

The more light is shined on them, the more they hate it.

So they do everything to make you think this is all very boring stuff, very complex, too hard for the average person to understand.

But it’s not complex.

The scam is actually pretty easy to understand once you pull back the curtain and see the Wizard behind the machine…

Once you see the Emperor has no clothes…

Please allow me to explain it to you in a way that everyone can understand.

And once I do, you’re going to be FURIOUS at what they’ve done to you…

Here’s the most basic summary: our Founding Fathers knew Central Banks were toxic.  They fought for decades to keep them out of America.  And they were successful until the third time these corrupt “elites” finally pushed them through in 1913.  Why do the elites want a Central Bank so much?  Because it’s the oldest and most corrupt “monopoly” you can have!

The Central Bank literally prints the money of the country.

And then here’s the kicker…they “loan it” to the country at 2% interest!

No amount of fiscal conservative can ever overcome inflation and unbalanced budgets because it’s mathematically impossible!

Wonder why houses used you cost $30,000 and now cost $1,000,000 for the same thing?

And why did it all start going up suddenly after 1913?

Now you have your answer.

Then…what they do next is for ever $1 you “deposit” into your bank, the bank then lends that money out NINE separate times.

It’s called “Fractional Reserve Banking”.

It should be illegal but the bankers wrote the laws.

Now do you see why the system is so broken?

Watch this short clip for all the visual learners out there:

Backup version here:

And now for one of my favorite videos of all time…

This was made about 10 years ago right after the 2008 Financial Crash.

It references Ben Bernanke as the head of the Federal Reserve, and it calls him “The Bernank” in case you don’t understand that reference.

So “The Bernank” is Ben Bernanke, the guy who was running the Federal Reserve back then.

Since him it’s been Janet Yellen and now Jerome/Jay Powell, and before Bernanke it was Alan Greenspan.

Probably some names you recognize.

Watch this absolutely BRILLIANT video breaking down the scam:

Backup here on Rumble:

And if you loved that (it is one of my all-time favorite videos)…I have one more for you.

Similar topic, similar feel…

This is the Federal Reserve explained:

Backup here on Rumble:

Now let’s dig deeper…

Opening any eyes yet?

So much more to show you:

HIDDEN HISTORY: Why They Never Told You About The “Federal Reserve”

There is a lot of “history” they never taught you in school.

They taught you what they wanted you to know, not necessarily truth.

Once your eyes get open (red pilled) to one thing, suddenly you start to look around and question everything and the more you look the more you realize that (to quote the Resident) “sonofabitch, they lied to us about almost everything!”

Nowhere is this more true than with the Federal Reserve Bank.

I know when you hear about the “Fed” most people’s eyes tend to glaze over.

That used to be me.

Until I realized the real story here, and it’s more wild than anything you’d see in a blockbuster movie at the theaters.

Here’s the short summary…

The Federal Reserve Bank is: (a) not Federal (it has no government control or true oversight — it is owned by a family of “elites”), (b) it has no Reserves — its flat broke, after it siphons off all your money, and (c) it is not remotely anything like a “bank”.

Good place to start, huh?

Whenever they lie to you right upfront with the name, you know the rest of the lies are going to go REAL deep.

Let’s keep going…

“They” (the Rothschilds, Rockefellers, and the other “elite” bloodline families) tried to get a Central Bank established in the United States from the very beginning.

It was strongly resisted by our wise Founding Fathers.

In fact, we successfully resisted THREE attempts to add a Central Bank to the United States for almost 150 years.

And then…

And then came the Titanic.

You didn’t really think that whole story was just a random sad accident, did you?

Nope – when you did in you realize that a significant portion of the people who were actively resisting a U.S. Central Bank were all invited to the maiden voyage of the Titanic….and then they drove the ship right into an iceberg field.

You know the rest of the story.

The main opposition wiped out, we had our first Central Bank (The Federal Reserve Bank) immediately thereafter, beginning in 1913.

So, why did they fight so hard to get it in?

Simple: money.

The “elites” like to make you think it’s so complicated no one could ever understand, but it’s actually not.

It’s very simple.

Here’s what they do…

They setup a Central Bank in your country and then they issue your money.  But here’s the catch: they don’t just issue it, they “loan” it to the big banks at 2% interest.  Those banks, in turn have to loan it out at greater than 2% to make a profit and on and on and on down the line until it reaches you.

Wonder why inflation always comes in cycles?

Because they can try to keep it down for a while, but inflation is MATHEMATICALLY programmed into the system from the moment they print the money and “loan” it to the banks.

You never recover from that.

The idea that we could somehow ever “pay off the debt” is a mathematical impossibility when you are 2% in the hole from the very beginning.

And after you clip 2% a year off the entire world economies, for decades and centuries, and you compound that interest over and over, you can see how the “elite” bloodline families control everything.

And I do mean “everything”.


It’s really simple.


Ethically wrong?


Yes, yes, yes.

But not complex, very simple.

Oh, and for those of you who like data, let’s look at two charts…

This is the inflation rate of the U.S. dollar dating back to the 1700s.

Remember…the Federal Reserve was created in 1913 (see if you can find that on the chart and see what happens immediately afterwards):

Now does it all make sense?

Now with that in mind, I want you to watch two videos that will really connect all the dots for you.

The first is my friend Clif High explaining it even better than I can:

NATIONAL POLL: Do You Trust Fox News?

And the second is from Rumble explaining just who these people are:

Want more?

This is just scratching the surface…

If you want much more on this, you need to read the seminole book, A Creature From Jekyll Island:


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