Not So Great Britain

Barclays could drop eagle logo because of ‘Nazi connotations’

June 20, 2007
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The eagle logo used by Barclays is under threat today amid fears that its Nazi connotations could offend customers of its Dutch takeover target.

The banking giant has informally agreed to ground the eagle after nearly 300 years if its £45 billion offer for ABN Amro succeeds, the Times newspaper said.

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H.R. 2755 to Abolish the Federal Reserve

June 20, 2007
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“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are 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, 1919 (Referring to the Federal Reserve and the transition to a debt-based economy)

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Ron Paul Introduces Legislation To Abolish The Federal Reserve

June 19, 2007
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On Friday, Rep. Paul introduced H.R. 2755 To abolish the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks, to repeal the Federal Reserve Act, and for other purposes. The text of this bill is not yet available on-line but Rep. Paul introduced a similiar bill back in July of 2003 which never even made it into committee.

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