I didn't believe it myself until I did some research on the central banks and the history of America.
Basically if you accept this, you must realize there are people so ruthless they will do any thing to keep control. Your life means nothing to them, we are all just pawns to control.
Even President Andrew Jackson has a saying on his tombstone "I killed the banks" because he shut down the central bank of the time.
The Great Depression was caused by the FED withdrawing the money supply. The banksters went about buying up all the assets owned by the people for pennies on the dollar. The only problem they couldn't get the economy stared again so they started WWII.
Iceland figured it all out a few years ago, the people run the banks out of the country. Then when they found out how corrupt they were so they tried to get them back to put them on trail. Now you hear nothing about Iceland they are shut out from any media coverage, even though this was the biggest event in their history.
Gold standard: because man can not be trusted to control his greed