Monday, July 16, 2007

Congressman Wright Patman (1893-1976): Shut Down The Federal Reserve!

Here's a dandy story & quote:

Wright Patman (1893-1976) was a Democratic representative from Texas, who served in the U.S. Congress from 1929 to his death on March 7, 1976. He was chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency for 40 years. For 20 of those years, he introduced legislation to repeal the Federal Reserve Banking Act of 1913.

Here are excerpts from what he said on September 29, 1941, as reported in the Congressional Record of the House of Representatives (pages 7582-7583):

Read more here. Hat tip to Scott Haley at Individual Sovereignty.


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