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You bring up interesting

You bring up interesting points, one especially that has always plagued me. That is, of course, the owning of slaves by the very people who decreed all men are created equal. I don't see, really, how they could have rationalized that.

As for the banks..maybe they did "profit" but many seemed to fail, so I do not know what went on. I do know they were indeed forced to take that deal. The government told them they HAD to..I remember at the time.