Posts Tagged ‘federal reserve’

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Summary: Illustration shows the Statue of Liberty knocked from its pedestal and lying in the harbor; it has been replaced by a golden cow wearing a crown and a necklace emblazoned with a “$”. The illustration is captioned with a large question mark.


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Summary: Illustration shows two arms emerging from the clouds and reaching across the landscape in opposite directions, on the right is the hand of the arm that extends from the left, it is labeled “Politics” and is about to grab hold of a building labeled “The Banks”, and on the left, is the hand of the arm that extends from the right, it is labeled “The Banks” and is using its thumb to squash the U.S. Capitol labeled “Politics”.

Caption: Which is worse, financial control of politics, or political control of finance?


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Summary: Illustration shows a large man holding a cat-o’-nine-tails labeled “Schedules” and wearing a crown labeled “Monopoly” shaped like the dome of the U.S. Capitol building with the statue of freedom, sitting atop a U.S. Customs building in front of which is a large pile of money being deposited by disgruntled citizens; standing to the right is a large Statue of Liberty pointing to the streams of citizens and laughing.

Caption: “It is to laugh!”

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Summary: Illustration shows Uncle Sam standing next to a cannon labeled “Dept. of Justice” that is shooting at a floating target labeled, from the outer rim to bull’s-eye, “Scapegoats and Dummies, Appraisers, Inspectors, and Weighers, Trust Supt. and Managers, Corrupt Civil Service Officials, Sugar Trust Directors, [and] High Govt. Officers”. The target has two holes on the bottom, Uncle Sam is telling the shooter to “aim higher”.

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Summary: Illustration shows an old hag sitting on a large ticker tape machine, on Wall Street, spewing “Inside Information”, “False Financial News” and rumors that ensnare large groups of investors.

Caption: The witch of Wall Street.

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Summary: Illustration shows an elephant labeled G.O.P. holding a double-barrel shotgun in its trunk, pointed toward itself, the rifle is labeled “Trust Issue Tariff Reform” and “1904”.

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Summary: Illustration shows eight men and one woman sitting and standing around a table, each is identified with a Cabinet position: J.P. Morgan as “Sec’y Navy”, Thomas W. Lawson as “Sec’y War”, Thomas F. Ryan as “Att’y Gen’l”, James J. Hill as “Sec’y Int.”, James H. Hyde as “Sec’y Com. and Lab.”, Russell Sage as “Sec’y Agric”, Henrietta “Hetty” Green as “Post Mistress Gen’l”, Andrew Carnegie as “Sec’y State”, and John D. Rockefeller as “Sec’y Treas”; sitting on the table is a statue labeled “Golden Calf” and hanging on the wall are portraits of “Midas” and “Croesus”. On the far left is a ticker tape machine.

Caption: “There is not in my Cabinet one man to whom it is not a financial disadvantage to stay in the Cabinet.” President Roosevelt at Asbury Park.

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