Olsson's Book Bits

by Greta Olsson

The Creature from Jekyll Island
A Second Look At The Federal Reserve
by G. Edward Griffin

Rich Strickland, President of Southern Nevada Mensa, a registered investment adviser for the Strickland Financial Group, most highly recommended this book to everyone at our Wednesday night meeting at Putter's Pub. I can most highly recommend it as well.

A group of seven men, representing one fourth of the world's wealth, met in secret at Jekyll Island, owned by J.P. Morgan, to form a cartel, which they named the Federal Reserve. The stated purpose and the real purpose of the reserve are worlds apart.

The stated purpose of this well documented book is to do away with the Federal Reserve, which is neither Federal nor the possessor of any reserves. The book makes seven assertions and demonstrates the accuracy of them.

1. It is incapable of accomplishing its stated objectives.
2. It is a cartel operating against the public interest.
3. It is the supreme instrument of usury.
4. It generate our most unfair tax.
5. It encourages war.
6. It destabilizes the economy.
7. It is an instrument of totalitarianism.

Comments from critics say, "a superb analysis deserving serious attention"; "Scary story of the world banking system"; "A gripping adventure into the secret world of the international banking cartel"; "A magnificent accomplishment - a train-load of heavy history, organized so well and written in such a relaxed and easy style that it captivated me"; and finally, "As a career banker and president of a banking consulting firm, I thought I had a good understanding of the Federal Reserve. But this book changed the way I view our entire monetary system."

The book - and especially its ending - are quite a shock. Run, do not walk, to get a copy.

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