"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered. I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs."
Holy shit man. Despite what people think about Thomas Jefferson in his use of slaves, this quote really is like a prophecy in what has happened in this past century. Cryptocurrencies are like what he said – the currency issuing power restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.
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