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Big Lies & Myths You Were Taught in American History Classes

Post by Winston » January 13th, 2018, 7:13 pm

Did you know that US history textbooks do not tell you the real root cause of the American Revolution and War for Independence? All they tell you is that Britain kept imposing taxes on the Colonies and the Colonies were angry at "taxation without representation". But there was more to it than that. Besides the Freemason lodges orchestrating it too of course. If you think about it, no one would spill blood and risk their life in battle over taxes, of course. So there has to be bigger reasons. And there are. According to Benjamin Franklin, the greatest intellectual and most accomplished man in the American colonies:

http://www.azquotes.com/author/5123-Ben ... /tag/taxes

"The colonies would gladly have borne the little tax on tea and other matters had it not been that England took away from the colonies their money, which created unemployment and dissatisfaction. The inability of the colonists to get power to issue their own money permanently out of the hands of George III was the prime reason for the Revolutionary War."
- Benjamin Franklin

So you see, just like today, the biggest issue is the power to print currency, which makes or breaks an economy. When Britain saw that the colonies were getting wealthy from printing their own currency, they got pissed and took away their currency and made them use British currency instead which was loaned to them at interest, unless they had gold or silver. As a result, all Colonial currency became worthless and many became broke and lost all the value of their money. This wrecked the economy of the colonies, as a result of the Currency Act of 1764. That was the root cause of the war.

Moreover, the colonies at the time were functionally independent and no longer needed Britain for aid and help. But Britain was in debt from the 7 years French and Indian War and wanted the Colonists to help pay for it. So that's what sowed the seeds for Revolution. American history books though do not like to mention the printing of currency issue though. I don't know why, perhaps they don't want Americans today to make an issue out of the Federal Reserve and fiat currency ruining America.

More info at the links below:

http://investmentwatchblog.com/ben-fran ... nd-silver/

https://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/hi ... d-you/4358

https://www.opednews.com/articles/How-B ... 1-773.html

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2009/06/ ... ution.html

http://rense.com/general66/nobeyb.htm
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Re: Truths & Myths about the American Revolution & War for Independence

Post by Winston » January 13th, 2018, 7:37 pm

@Moretorque will love these quotes.

https://www.opednews.com/articles/How-B ... 1-773.html

Our American story begins calmly enough, by the mid 1700s, the Colonies were well established and fairly prosperous, there was full employment, no income tax, and prices were generally stable. Benjamin Franklin wrote, "There was abundance in the Colonies, and peace was reigning on every border. It was difficult, and even impossible, to find a happier and more prosperous nation on all the surface of the globe. Comfort was prevailing in every home. The people, in general, kept the highest moral standards, and education was widely spread." U.S. Representative, Charles Binderup, Unrobing the Ghosts of Wall Street, July 5, 1941.

When Franklin traveled to London in 1763, he saw a completely different situation. "The streets are covered with beggars and tramps," he wrote. He asked his friends how England, with all its wealth, could have so much poverty among its working classes. They replied that England had too many workers! The well-to-do were overburdened with taxes, and could not pay more to relieve the poverty of the unemployed workers. In a meeting with merchants and bankers at the British Board of Trade, members asked Franklin how the American Colonies managed to collect enough money to support their poor.

Franklin replied, "That is simple. In the Colonies, we issue our own money. It is called Colonial Scrip. We issue it in proper proportion to the demands of trade and industry to make the products pass easily from the producers to the consumers. In this manner, creating for ourselves our own paper money, we control its purchasing power, and we have no interest to pay to no one." Both quotes from Charles Binderup, Ibid.

"It passed through no banker's hands, but was loaned to the people direct, thus saving banking toll and banking restriction of volume; nor are there any panics or fluctuations recorded. Thomas Powell, M.P., of England, who had acted as governor and commander-in-chief of all provinces, in a book written by him in 1768, says in regard to this colonial system of money: 'I will venture to say that there never was a wiser or better measure, never one better calculated to serve the uses of an increasing country, and never was a measure more steadily pursued or more faithfully executed for forty years together than the loan office in Pennsylvania, formed and administered by the assembly of the province.'" Samuel Leavitt, Our Money Wars, 1894.

"Gold and silver are not intrinsically equal value with iron. Their value rests chiefly on the estimation they happen to be in among the generality of nations. Any other well-founded credit is as much an equivalent as gold and silver. Paper money, well-founded, has great advantages over gold and silver; being light and convenient for handling large sums, and not likely to have its volume reduced by demands for exportation." Benjamin Franklin.

"A legitimate government can both spend and lend money into circulation, while banks can only lend significant amounts of their promissory bank notes, for they can neither give away nor spend but a tiny fraction of the money the people need. When your bankers here in England place money in circulation, there is always a debt principal to be returned and usury to be paid. The result is that you have always too little credit in circulation to give the workers full employment. You do not have too many workers, you have too little money in circulation, and that which circulates, all bares the endless burden of unpayable debt and usury." Attributed to Benjamin Franklin - Ellen Brown and Reed Simpson, Web of Debt, 2008.

The "endless burden" of debt-based money issued by banks hits the economic nail on the head. The difference is that a government can "spend" money into existence without debt. It enters the economy and circulates endlessly, facilitating trade. Banks, however, by their very nature, can only "lend" money and then they demand it back, with interest, actually decreasing the circulating money supply. In England, ALL the money in circulation was "lent" into existence by the privately-owned Bank of England, which collected interest on every pound and penny in circulation. However, unlike a real loan, the Bank of England didn't demand the return of its bank note money, it was content just to sit back and collect interest on it - year after year after year forever. The Bank lent the government the money it needed, in the form of paper bank notes and the government gave the bank an equal amount of interest-bearing government bonds as "collateral." The interest payments were made by taxing the citizens of England and her colonies, and the money continually flowed from the producers and workers, into the hands of the owners of England's bonds, the privately-held, Bank of England. This debt money system continually siphons the earnings of all of the producing classes and transfers it through the government - to the wealthy bankers in a manner few would recognize.

Realizing Colonial Scrip was cutting into their profits, the Bank of England demanded an end to the practice and pressed Parliament for the passage of the Currency Act of 1764. Franklin "...went before a committee of Parliament to answer a report of the Board of Trade, dated February 9, 1764, containing reasons for restricting the issue of paper bills of credit in America 'as a legal tender,' and, in his unanswerable argument against the restriction, he said: 'If carrying out all the gold and silver ruins the country, every colony was ruined before it made paper money. But far from being ruined by it, the colonies that have made use of paper money have been and are all in a thriving condition. ... Pennsylvania, before it made and paper money, was totally stripped of its gold and silver ... The difficulties for want of cash were accordingly very great, the chief part of trade being carried on by the extremely inconvenient method of barter; when, in 1723, paper money was first made there, which gave new life to business, promoted greatly the settlement of new lands (by lending small sums to beginners on easy interest, to be paid in installments), whereby the province has so greatly increased in inhabitants that the export from hence thither is now more than tenfold what it then was, and by their trade with foreign colonies they have been able to obtain great quantities of gold and silver to remit hither in return for the manufactures of this country." Freeman Otis Willey, Whither are We Drifting as a Nation, 1882.
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Re: Truths & Myths about the American Revolution & War for Independence

Post by Winston » January 13th, 2018, 7:47 pm

This makes a lot more sense for the cause of the American Revolution than the official one given in textbooks which makes no sense.

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2009/06/ ... ution.html

Everyone knows that the American colonists revolted largely because of taxation without representation and related forms of oppression by the British. See this and this. But – according to Benjamin Franklin and others in the thick of the action – a little-known factor was actually the main reason for the revolution. To give some background on the issue, when Benjamin Franklin went to London in 1764, this is what he observed:

"When he arrived, he was surprised to find rampant unemployment and poverty among the British working classes… Franklin was then asked how the American colonies managed to collect enough money to support their poor houses. He reportedly replied:

“We have no poor houses in the Colonies; and if we had some, there would be nobody to put in them, since there is, in the Colonies, not a single unemployed person, neither beggars nor tramps.”

In 1764, the Bank of England used its influence on Parliament to get a Currency Act passed that made it illegal for any of the colonies to print their own money. The colonists were forced to pay all future taxes to Britain in silver or gold. Anyone lacking in those precious metals had to borrow them at interest from the banks.

Only a year later, Franklin said, the streets of the colonies were filled with unemployed beggars, just as they were in England. The money supply had suddenly been reduced by half, leaving insufficient funds to pay for the goods and services these workers could have provided. He maintained that it was “the poverty caused by the bad influence of the English bankers on the Parliament which has caused in the colonies hatred of the English and . . . the Revolutionary War.”

This, he said, was the real reason for the Revolution: “the colonies would gladly have borne the little tax on tea and other matters had it not been that England took away from the colonies their money, which created unemployment and dissatisfaction.”


Franklin also reportedly said:

"The refusal of King George III to allow the colonies to operate an honest money system, which freed the ordinary man from the clutches of money manipulators was probably the prime cause of the Revolution."
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Post by Winston » January 13th, 2018, 7:50 pm

A great truther and researcher named James Perloff explains in his blog below how the American Revolution was called by a false flag and engineered by the Freemasons. Being a native of Lexington, Massachusetts, he studied the historical archive there meticulously to find out the truth.

https://jamesperloff.com/2014/12/09/the ... ton-green/

In part 2, Perloff explains the truth about who really wrote the Declaration of Independence.

https://jamesperloff.com/2016/06/30/the ... ependence/
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Re: Big Lies & Myths You Were Taught in American History

Post by Winston » August 31st, 2018, 8:21 am

Lies you were taught in American history classes.



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Re: Big Lies & Myths You Were Taught in American History Classes

Post by Moretorque » August 31st, 2018, 2:32 pm

I agree Jesus was definitely not white......
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