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So you think Trump wants to get rid of the Fed?

By Publius Huldah

Yes he does. The Federal Reserve System is collapsing due to the inherent instability of a monetary system, not based on gold & silver, but on the Fed’s “right” to create “money” out of thin air 1 which it then lends to the US Treasury (and is added to the national debt), 2 in order to fund the federal government’s massive, grotesquely unconstitutional, and out of control spending.

This process of allowing the Fed to create “money” out of thin air with nothing behind it has been going on since 1933, when the promise (set forth in §16 of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913) to redeem Federal Reserve Notes in gold was revoked as to domestic holders; 3 and culminated during 1971, when redemption of the Notes in gold to international holders was also suspended.4

Once the statutory promise to back Federal Reserve Notes with gold was rescinded, the sky was the limit on how much fiat “money” the Fed could create, lend to the US Treasury (and be added to the national debt), in order to fund still more massive, grotesquely unconstitutional, and out of control spending by the federal government.

Now we have reached the point where the federal deficits are so huge and increasing at such a furious pace that our entire fiat “money” financial system is coming apart. 5

So what are we going to do about it? Does Trump want to get rid of the Fed so we can return to the constitutional money system described in Point 2 below?

Trump may say that he wants to return to the gold standard; 6 but the USMCA “Trade Agreement” he signed doesn’t do that. The Globalists’ Plan, which is advanced by USMCA, is to ratchet up the fiat “money” system created by the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, from a national to a global level with a central bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing and enforcing an international monetary system. And as Edwin Vieira, Ph.D., J.D., warned 8 years ago [here]:

“The true perversity of the present situation lies in the indication … that [a] scheme for a new supra-national monetary order will be sold to a doubting world by attaching some sort of “gold standard” to it….”

1. The IMF and the international fiat “money” system

The IMF is an institution in the United Nations system.

The IMF has already created (it was done during 1969), out of thin air, an international fiat currency called “special drawing right” (SDR). The stated purpose of SDRs was to increase liquidity in settling international accounts by making short term loans to member countries to cover their balance of payments, and other temporary financial problems.

USMCA Art. 33.1 shows that the IMF is to monitor our compliance with the IMF’s Articles of Agreement (please let that sink in).

◊ Article III of the IMF Articles of Agreement provides that the IMF assigns “quotas” to members [that would include the United States], representing the amount the member must pay into the IMF [members may pay their “subscriptions” using their own unbacked currencies]; and in exchange, they get an equivalent amount of SDRs [also unbacked by any precious metal] issued by the IMF.

◊ Article IV, Sections 1-3 of the IMF Articles of Agreement provide that the IMF is to manage the development of an international monetary system [to which we shall be subject]; and is to oversee the member countries’ [that includes the United States] underlying economic and financial conditions and policies in order to promote “sound economic growth” and “financial and economic stability”. I.e., the IMF is going to manage our economy.

USMCA Chapter 17. Financial Services harmonizes the Banking, Insurance, and Investment Practices of Canada, the United States, and Mexico. This harmonization removes previously existing barriers to global regulation of those areas and to merging regional currencies into a global currency. 7

As anyone who reads USMCA can see, the purpose of USMCA is to remove barriers to global regulation of all the areas covered by USMCA, and to advance development of a new global “money” system which will replace our collapsing Federal Reserve System.

Look at the Table of Contents for USMCA: All those areas: agriculture, textiles and apparel goods, customs administration, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, telecommunications, intellectual property (patents), labor (which includes immigration and gender & sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace), the environment, etc., are to be made subject to global regulation.

And we exchange our fiat “money” for the IMF’s fiat “money”; the United States loses control over our monetary system; and the IMF, instead of the Fed, will manage the new monetary system – and our economy.

Trump may give grand speeches before the United Nations saying he opposes globalism and supports nationalism, but the USMCA “Trade Agreement” he signed moves us into global government. 8

And the claim that USMCA is about getting favorable tariff agreements for the United States is the Biggest Lie since the Garden of Eden.

2. What our Constitution provides about money

Our Framers created a Constitution which delegates only “few and defined” powers to the federal government. This one page chart lists those powers.

Accordingly, except for national defense, our federal government doesn’t need much money to fund its constitutional powers. So our Framers created a taxing system wherein the funds needed to operate the federal government were raised by the import tariffs and excise taxes authorized at Article I, §8, cl. 1, and by the apportioned direct assessments on the States authorized at Article I, §2, cl. 3. 9

Congress is also authorized at Article I, §8, cl. 2, to borrow money on the credit of the United States; but our Framers intended borrowing money to be restricted to funding national defense. 10

Our Framers also established a money system based on gold & silver:

◊ Article I, §8, cl. 5: “The Congress shall have Power …To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin,…”

◊ Article I, §10, cl. 1: “No State shall … coin Money; emit Bills of Credit 11; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts;”

Accordingly, during 1792, Congress passed an Act establishing a mint and set the standards for the amounts of gold and silver in our coins. Congress took so seriously the purity of our coins that §19 of the Act provided the death penalty for debasement of coins. During 1793, Congress passed an Act regulating the value of foreign coins.

A money system based on gold & silver and a limited taxing system were perfect for a federal government of “few and defined” powers. Furthermore, such systems – if adhered to – would have prevented the emergence of the totalitarian socialist regulatory welfare state we have today.

3. Why the Federal Reserve System was established

“…A rage for paper money, for an abolition of debts, for an equal division of property, or for any other improper or wicked project…” James Madison, Federalist No. 10.

Why does Madison refer to paper money as an “improper or wicked project”? Because, among other evils, paper money provides governments with access to unlimited amounts of credit – and that is what was needed to finance the totalitarian socialist regulatory welfare state we have today.

When the Progressives 12 took over our Country during the early 1900s, they needed lots of “money” to fund their unconstitutional regulatory and “welfare” schemes. But the federal government didn’t have enough gold and silver coins to fund the regulatory welfare state they wanted. So the Federal Reserve System was created in 1913 to set up a central bank – the “Fed” – which (thanks to fractional reserve banking) would have the power to supply the federal government with the “money” it wanted. 13

So it was access to this credit which enabled the federal government to exceed its constitutional limits.

With this easy credit, the federal government was enabled to “buy” the States by giving them fiat “money” to implement unconstitutional federal programs: State governments literally sold the retained powers of the States and the People to the federal government. A particularly malignant example is U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s “Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019” (“red flag” law), which appropriates $20 Million for each of FY 2019-2023 to pay to States and Indian Tribes which pass the “red flag” legislation set forth in Rubio’s bill. If a Respondent, whose arms have been taken from him in an ex parte hearing [i.e., a hearing Respondent wasn’t notified about until after the Order had been issued to seize his arms], wants his arms back, he must prove, by clear and convincing evidence, that he does NOT pose a significant danger of causing personal injury to himself or others by having arms in his possession.

Rubio’s bill puts the burden of proof on the Respondent. For eons in Anglo/American Jurisprudence, it has been the task of the government to PROVE GUILT. But Rubio would reverse that and require Respondents to PROVE THEIR INNOCENCE. This is evil.

Rubio’s bill is also unconstitutional as outside the scope of powers delegated to the federal government; and it violates the “Privileges and Immunities clause of Article IV, §2; violates the 2nd Amendment; and violates the “due process” clauses of the 5th Amendment and §1 of the 14th Amendment.

How many States and Indian Tribes will surrender their Citizen’s Right to THE PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE by passing Rubio’s “red flag” law in order to get the “money” from the fed gov’t? 14

If we had preserved the monetary system set up by our Constitution, the federal government wouldn’t have been able to become the totalitarian monster it is today. If you want a limited government, don’t give it unlimited “money”.

4. What States can do

In Part 4 of his “A CROSS OF GOLD” series at sub point [3] and in Part 5, Dr. Edwin Vieira shows how States can protect their Citizens from disaster by setting up an alternative gold currency.

The Tenth Amendment Center has model legislation for States to take some steps in the right direction: See THIS under the heading, “End the Fed from the Bottom Up”.

Open your eyes, Americans. Time is running out.

 

Endnotes:

1 See excerpt from testimony before Congress on Sep. 30, 1941 by the then Governor of the Fed.

2 Robert P. Murphy, Is Our Money Based on Debt?

3 HERE is the Federal Reserve Act of 1913. §16 promised redemption of the Federal Reserve Notes in gold. During 1935, §16 was amended to remove that promise: HERE is the amendment, codified as 12 USC §411.

4 See 31 USC §5118.

5 The Fed Has Lost Control

6 The quiet campaign to reinstate the gold standard is getting louder

7 See Joan Veon HERE:

“Globalization is the process of breaking through the protective barriers designed to separate the nation-states from the world system. Between 1944 and 2008 [Bretton Woods I & Bretton Woods II] all the nation-state barriers have been removed with exception of the national regulatory laws governing financial institutions, insurance companies, mortgages, and Wall Street. The real purpose of BWII is to establish the framework for a global regulatory system. This also presents the possibility of merging all regional currencies into a global currency.” [italics added] You can also see her video HERE.

8 See: USMCA and the Quest for a North American Union and The USMCA “Trade Agreement” violates our Constitution and sets up Global Government.

9 HERE is the Act of 1813 where Congress laid a direct tax of $3 Million upon the United States. It shows how Congress apportioned the tax (based on population) as required by Art. I, Sec. 2, cl. 3. (See page 93 of the linked pdf edition.)

10 In Federalist No. 41 (5th para up from bottom), Madison says:

“The power of levying and borrowing money, being the sinew of that which is to be exerted in the national defense, is properly thrown into the same class with it. This power, also, has been examined already with much attention, and has, I trust, been clearly shown to be necessary, both in the extent and form given to it by the Constitution. …”

11 Congress is not authorized to create paper money. In “A CROSS OF GOLD”, Dr. Edwin Vieira says:

[at Part 2]: “…America’s Founding Fathers, realists all, denominated redeemable paper currency as “bills of credit”. They knew that such bills’ values in gold or silver always depended upon the issuers’ credit—that is, ultimately, the issuers’ honesty and ability to manage their financial affairs.…” [boldface added]

[at Part 3]: “…every form of “redeemable currency” put out through the Federal Reserve System is, by definition, a governmental “bill of credit”, which Congress has no authority to emit, directly or indirectly.” [boldface added]

When, in 1933, the promise to redeem Federal Reserve Notes in gold was repudiated, the federal government dishonored their “bills of credit”. We should have listened to our Founding Fathers.

12 In the 1880s, the Fabian Society was founded in England. Fabians advocate a gradual transition to socialism [as opposed to violent revolution]. They also hold that the elite – and they are the elite – should run everything [as opposed to the Dictatorship of the Proletariat.] In the early 1900s, Fabians took over our Country – here they went by the name, “Progressives”. Teddy Roosevelt & Woodrow Wilson were Progressives; and the Fabian socialist ideology has dominated our Country ever since.

13 For an education in the basics of the Fed, fractional reserve banking, and the creation of “money”, see Robert P. Murphy’s article at endnotes 1 & 2; and Dr. Edwin Vieira’s fascinating explanations of these issues in his “A CROSS OF GOLD” series HERE. Dr. Vieira also shows why we must not accept a new global fiat currency and central bank to replace the collapsing Federal Reserve System.

14 And all that money used to bribe States and Indian Tribes to pass Rubio’s “red flag” law, will be added to the national debt.

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  1. Reblogged this on Bob's Opinion and commented:
    Thanks for the article and I reblogged it on Bob’s Opinion hoping that some of my readers will bookmark your blog — I appreciate you and all that you get done.
    R.S. Helms

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    Comment by R.S. HELMS | October 12, 2019 | Reply

    • Thank you!!!

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 12, 2019 | Reply

  2. Teddy’s cousin was also a Fabian socialist as were the Cambridge 5. FDR gave his buddy, Joeie, secrets to the ‘Bomb’ in real time. FDR’s other buddy, Eden, who succeeded Churchill as PM directly after the war, gave jet engine technology to their mutual friend. One of our greatest presidents, Ike’ found out how the world really works during his command of the NATO forces, coined the phrase, The Industrial Military Complex. The rest is history. Trump also knows what’s going on. Let us pray that he can change the dangerous course the world has taken.

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    Comment by Brian | October 8, 2019 | Reply

    • But as every day goes by, I think more & more that Trump is an instrument of the New World Order who was put in office to sucker the “conservatives” into supporting this final push into the New World Order.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 8, 2019 | Reply

    • Hello, Brian!

      I no longer believe that Trump is on our side. No Democrat President could get “Republicans” and “conservatives” to support USMCA. “Republicans” and “conservatives” would be up in arms if Hillary supported “red flag” laws.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 11, 2019 | Reply

  3. Leaving the gold standard and forming the federal reserve was a factional solution to fictional problems. Like most “modern” governmental schemes, the move was designed more to benefit its progenitors and their interests than the nation’s economic health. While I understand the notion that it’s impossible to put the stink back in the skunk, at some point we must agree the future of the Fed is precarious at best. Governing from one election cycle to the next has evolved into bubble to burst…and now to a dependency upon global markets. If We decide that protecting the U.S. economy has precedence over internationalism we must consider the constraints of the Fed and the attractiveness of the gold standard…especially at a geopolitical time like the present.

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    Comment by au55teiger | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • Hello, dear One! Took me a moment to figure out who you are. Nice photo!
      Hope you are well.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

      • Hi, PH. Brilliant article, as always. I’m still seemingly unable to hold my peace. In point of fact, the trait worsens in pace with the greying of my hair. Are you nearly finished with that text book to teach the constitution to the next generation? (nudge nudge) You must know how desperately necessary it is.

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  4. The thing that worries me about that subject is that wanting to get rid of the FED is one thing.
    Actually trying to do it is another and might get him killed. Plus, like you say in your post,
    essentially, they have us 6 ways to Sunday so to speak, but only if we abide by all the UN creations
    and their dictates. Baby steps, UN first (gone), then deal with the FED and all the other so called
    Treaties (Trade Deals with other Nations).

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    Comment by barbara@dedavis.com | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • The point of my paper is that THE EVIDENCE SHOWS that Trump wants to get rid of the collapsing Fed, in order to replace it with what the globalists now want: An international monetary system with a central bank and which is managed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Trump is doing the bidding of the globalists.

      OUR IMMEDIATE TASK IS TO STOP APPROVAL BY CONGRESS OF USMCA. We don’t have time to get the UN out of the Country first. Stop USMCA and worry about getting the UN out of here later.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

  5. WRONG !

    Trump works for the Central Banksters and he’s got you all fooled. It’s called controlled opposition to ‘their’ controlled demolition which leads to the next card trick and you’re not prepared !

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    Comment by sicilianthing | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • Umm, let me guess. You didn’t read past the first sentence of my post, right?

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

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  7. Well, I didn’t know I “commented” but thought I had sent that message to my younger brother. Guided by the unseen hand…

    Regards, Barry

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    Comment by wisdomdepot | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • Thank you, God, for that unseen hand.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

  8. He should be defunding the UN and all of its agencies first.  He could at least be pushing support for the filed legislation.  The fed needs to go too but it is a death warrant. Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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    Comment by Karen Bracken | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • YES! Defund the UN and all its agencies and tell them to leave.

      Edwin Vieira’s “Cross of Gold” series shows how the central bankers have us – literally – by the throat. The States MUST set up an alternative money system (based on gold & silver) – they can and should do it NOW.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

  9. Excellent article. Inasmuch as I am not terribly fond of the Constitution (largely because of its lack of enforcement), and while the feds and the states currently ignore Article 1, Section 10, it is one of the most important sections of the Constitution. KIcking the European FRB out of the country is perhaps the most important step we could ever do to defend and protect the American people. However, being able to do that job is probably a most difficult task because of the infestation of foreign israeli dual nationals inside the US government.

    So, what can Americans do to fix this problem? Interestingly enough, North Dakota has already shown us a key element of the solution for over a hundred years, namely having a state bank with all of the same banking functions and abilities of the FRB available. The states can do this easily, if they are able to circumvent the dual national’s influence and control over their governments, which I acknowledge is a difficult and challenging job at best.

    The next job for the states to do, as we have seen tried a few times, is for the states to return to gold and silver coin as their preferred currency (I say preferred because of the recent bitcoin introduction into the discussion). If the states are still sovereign at any level, and if they are not infested with and controlled by israeli duals (as are NY, CA, NJ and a couple of dozen other states), they can do this themselves.

    As Missouri is showing us, state laws can be designed and implemented (Tenth Amendment, eh.) which deny federal jurisdiction in their state (my comment is referring to Missouri and its current Second Amendment legislation in process). Having the states become independent and sovereign states once again is important, although it is recognized that several states including NY, CA, NJ and the other state governments found at the bottom of the state freedom rankings, will probably choose to remain lawless and communist in structure. But, that’s why we have many states – with the states all being different, we can best choose where to live. Isn’t that the idea of having many states? One size does not fit all. Communism always fails. And, if we are smart, maybe it is time to start dividing up the various big states into smaller, more locally controlled states.

    Of course, it has taken decades for things to get as bad in America as they are now, and it may take some period of time to fix what is obviously broken in government, but we can do it is we want to do it. All it takes is for us to keep talking truthfully with each other, shunning inappropriate federal controls, and for us becoming individually self sufficient and independent of government controls. After all, if the rich and powerful are self sufficient, in

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    Comment by HighlanderJuan | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • If you don’t mind, I’ll repost this article on Highlander.com.

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      Comment by HighlanderJuan | October 6, 2019 | Reply

      • feel free – thank you.

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        Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

    • 1. My grandmother (7 generations back) was the best cook who ever lived. She wrote THE BEST ever recipe for meatloaf. Her children read and followed the recipe; but each generation after that read it less and less, and 100 years ago, they stopped reading it altogether. And their meatloaf was TERRIBLE – in fact their meatloaf got so bad, it was making the people sick. So! What to do?? BLAME THE RECIPE!

      2. Don’t blame the Jews and the central bankers for our financial woes. The federal government set up this monetary system, and The People loved it so.

      3. Do study Edwin Vieira’s “Cross of Gold” series and the Paper I linked to in the 1st & 2nd footnotes. They are most enlightening. Dr. Vieira is one of our Country’s foremost authorities on this particular issue.

      4. YES! The States have the Right and the Duty to fix our monetary system themselves – by instituting a constitutional monetary system within their own states. And a pox on the others.

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      Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

      • We gave the bankers a Ferrari and they used it like a lawn mower. Who else should we blame? If we blame ourselves, we assume that we were the ones doing the damage, but we were not.. I maintain we have been defrauded. Fraud is/was a crime the last time I checked.

        BTW, this article helped me realize I did not have the Federal Reserve Act loaded up on Highlander, so I combined the Act with both 12 U.S. Code § 411 and 31 U.S. Code § 5118 amendments. I also added a few words from Publius Huldah to the front of the amendments on page 26. 😉

        https://highlander.com/federal-reserve-act-of-1913/

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        Comment by HighlanderJuan | October 6, 2019 | Reply

        • We didn’t give them a Ferrari, we gave them monopoly power to create credit out of thin air. President Woodrow Wilson and the US Congress gave them this power.

          And it’s gone on for 100+ years, and the debt has been increasing day after day, but the people wanted their safety nets, their subsidies, their handouts, etc.; and the States couldn’t get enough of those delicious BRIBES. We aren’t victims. We didn’t do our job which was to learn the Constitution and hold politicians accountable.

          And to this very day, Americans still refuse to learn – oh no, they want to go with what they think they already know.

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          Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

  10. Well you made my day!

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    Comment by Publius Huldah | October 6, 2019 | Reply

  11. By far and away the brightest constitutional mind in America today. A “little old lady in Tennessee…” I’ve been following her for about 10 years now. She has direct constitutionally backed solutions. Look at some of the 10th amendment proposals she links to.

    Regards, Barry

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