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It's pretty simple when you understand the

fractional reserve banking system.

People want to think this magical system can make everyone's lives better and smooth out economic 'bumps'. It doesn't work that way. When immoral people take control of the system they have license to steal the public blind. (Granger would say this is perfectly legal)

You've been on DP for some time but this might give you a foundation on a subject you may have missed.