“The real difficulty is with the vast wealth and power in the hands of the few and the unscrupulous who represent or control capital. Hundreds of laws of Congress and the state legislatures are in the interest of these men and against the interests of workingmen. These need to be exposed and repealed...
This is a government of the people, by the people, and for the people no longer. It is a government of corporations, by corporations, and for corporations.”
Rutherford B. Hayes, Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Nineteenth President of the United States
Janet Yellen performed her first Humphrey-Hawkins testimony today. The charade of the moneyed class continues.
Have a pleasant evening.