John Adams: Government Not For Profit

Posted by admin on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

John Adams Money Quotation saying the government he helped to found was for the protection and happiness of everyone and not a limited privileged few. John Adams said:

Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men
— John Adams

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Milton Friedman: Perfectly Worthless Paper

Posted by admin on Monday, November 30, 2015

Milton Friedman Money Quotation saying The Federal Reserve puts ink to paper in a valueless way, as only government could. Milton Friedman said:

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless
— Milton Friedman

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Bernie Sanders: U.S. No. 1 in Inequality

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 29, 2015

Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying there are several things the United States is number one in the world where we should be ashamed we lead, including wealth inequity and youth poverty. Bernie Sanders said:

Today, the United States is No. 1 in billionaires, No. 1 in corporate profits, No. 1 in CEO salaries, No. 1 in childhood poverty and No. 1 in income and wealth inequality in the industrialized world
— Bernie Sanders

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Holly M. Wood: Middle Class Debt Products

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Holly M. Wood Money Quotation saying our political structure puts the bank at the center of policy-making in DC so everyone owes for homes, education and cars to define their success. Holly M. Wood said:

This bank-centric structure of American policy has gutted the middle class by making every aspect of their well-being dependent on their accumulation of
debt products
— Holly M. Wood

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Jack Abramoff: Lobbyists Collecting Debts

Posted by admin on Friday, November 27, 2015

Jack Abramoff Money Quotation saying campaign contributions and lobbying dollars, once accepted, create a debt; lobbyists & donors are excellent political debt collectors. Jack Abramoff said:

Each time a lobbyist or special interest makes a political contribution to a public servant, a debt is created. Lobbyists are very adept at collecting these debts. Unfortunately, the true debtor on these obligations is the American people
— Jack Abramoff

Sunshine Week - Anonymous Donors: Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons

Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons

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Susan B. Anthony: Fine an Unjust Penalty

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Susan B Anthony c1855

Susan B. Anthony Money Quotation saying ‘NO’ in response to a judges fine of $100 for voting when women were not allowed to vote – so she was jailed. Susan B. Anthony said:

May it please your honor, I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. All the stock in trade I possess is a $10,000 debt, incurred by publishing my paper — The Revolution — four years ago, the sole object of which was to educate all women to do precisely as I have done, rebel against your man-made, unjust, unconstitutional forms of law, that tax, fine, imprison and hang women, while they deny them the right of representation in the government; and I shall work on with might and main to pay every dollar of that honest debt, but not a penny shall go to this unjust claim
— Susan B. Anthony

Susan B Anthony Dollar Coin

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Susan B. Anthony: Union Girls = Pay = Work

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Susan B Anthony c1855

Susan B. Anthony Money Quotation saying in 1869 that women should consider membership in unions and then demand they are paid equally to men when doing the same work. Susan B. Anthony said:

Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work
— Susan B. Anthony

Susan B Anthony Dollar Coin

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Calvin Coolidge: Living Within Your Means

Posted by admin on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Calvin Coolidge Money Quotation saying nothing else impresses nearly so much as being dignified while living well on what you have. Calvin Coolidge said:

There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means
— Calvin Coolidge

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