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During the late 1920s, the German Reichsbank President Dr. Hjalmar Schacht visited his friend, Benjamin Strong, then president of  the New York Federal Reserve Bank and he was given a personal guided tour of the vaults of the bank by Strong. - (In the 1920's several nations voluntarily or involuntarily agreed that all the most significant supplies of gold and...

Except for Hel, Frigg was the most widely known of the early Germanic goddesses. Her name appears in many tales as chief among the goddesses, it was her name that was used for sole feminine weekday as a translation for "Venus", from which we get the modern "friday". Frigg's own dwelling-place is called Fensalir. She carried the keys, supervised the...

TIDBITS - backstory  Maier Files  - Within the insider circles of the international community, much of the atrocities and problems of WW1 were blamed on the gold standard -- for the reasons outlined in Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations from 1776. It was sufficient to convince Emperor Hirohito of Japan to travel to the United Kingdom and sign a...

Zoals Tacitus in zijn Germania (Hfdstk 10) vermeldt, kenden de Germanen het voorspellen op grond van het geschreeuw of de vlucht van vogels. Dit is weliswaar geen specifiek Germaans gebruik, want in Rome waren het de auguren die uit de vlucht van bepaalde vogels vaststelden of goden hun goed- of afkeuring aan een onderneming van de staat gaven. Niet alleen...