I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.
Woodrow Wilson 1916
Since I entered politics men have divulged there private thoughts to me. Some of the biggest men in the US in the feild of commerce and manufacturing are very afraid of something. They know of a POWER so great, so pervasive, so far reaching, so orginized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete that when these men speak of this hidden POWER they do so in a whisper...
Woodrow Wilson 1913