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Bankers and leaders in the finance industry seem to be very tight lipped about what goes on inside banking. Here’s what politicians, comedians and just a few bank regulators have to say about banks.

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Thomas Jefferson: Buy American

Posted by admin on Friday, January 3, 2020

Thomas Jefferson Money Quote saying that he was a very early proponent of ‘Buy American’ with a resolution to avoid foreign purhcases. Thomas Jefferson said:
 
I have come to a resolution myself as I hope every good citizen will, never again to purchase any article of foreign manufacture which can be had of American make, be the difference of price what it may Quote
 

“I have come to a resolution myself as I hope every good citizen will, never again to purchase any article of foreign manufacture which can be had of American make, be the difference of price what it may” — Thomas Jefferson

 
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Ace Rothstein: Robbing a Bank

Posted by admin on Friday, December 20, 2019

Ace Rothstein Money Quote saying bad guys can make excessive money legally by running a casino while looking like they are respectable. Ace Rothstein said:
 
Running a casino is like robbing a bank with no cops around. For guys like me, Las Vegas washes away your sins. It’s like a morality car wash Quote
 

“Running a casino is like robbing a bank with no cops around. For guys like me, Las Vegas washes away your sins. It’s like a morality car wash” — Ace Rothstein in: Casino (1995)

 
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Gordon Gekko: Greed is Good

Posted by admin on Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Gordon Gekko Money Quote saying in the 1987 movie, ‘Wall Street’ that greed works in finance. Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko said:
 
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good Quote
 

“Greed, for lack of a better word, is good” — Gordon Gekko

 
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Ellen Willis: Free-Market Economics

Posted by admin on Saturday, December 14, 2019

Ellen Willis Money Quote saying allowing the free market to run it’s course assumes rational, expected behavior. Ellen Willis said:
 
The crackpot rationalism of free-market economics merely relies on an abstract model of how people 'must' behave Quote
 

“The crackpot rationalism of free-market economics merely relies on an abstract model of how people ‘must’ behave” — Ellen Willis

 
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: It’s Ruinous

Posted by admin on Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Money Quote saying it’s not necessary to have economic growth and can even bring ruin. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn said:
 
Economic growth is not only unncessary, but ruinous Quote
 

“Economic growth is not only unncessary, but ruinous” — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

 
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Paul Volcker: Banks Invent ATM

Posted by admin on Monday, December 9, 2019

Paul Volcker Money Quote saying Banks haven’t created anything innovative for decades. Paul Volcker said:
 
The only thing useful banks have invented in 20 years is the ATM Quote
 

“The only thing useful banks have invented in 20 years is the ATM” — Paul Volcker

 
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Wendell Phillips: Corporate Wealth

Posted by admin on Friday, November 29, 2019

Wendell Phillips Money Quote saying fear of corporate wealth due to influence over politicians. Wendell Phillips said:
 
I confess that the only fear I have in regard to republican institutions is whether, in our day, any adequate remedy will be found for this incoming flood of the power of incorporated wealth Quote
 

“I confess that the only fear I have in regard to republican institutions is whether, in our day, any adequate remedy will be found for this incoming flood of the power of incorporated wealth” — Wendell Phillips

 
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Henry Ford: Banking Revolution

Posted by admin on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Henry Ford Money Quote saying that if more of the U.S. citizenry understood the way our monetary system worked, they’d revolt within hours. Henry Ford said:
 
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and money system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning Quote
 

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and money system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning” — Henry Ford

 
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