"We shall have World Government, whether or not we like it. The only question is whether World Government will be achieved by conquest or consent."
-- James Paul Warburg
(1896-1969) son of Paul Moritz Warburg, nephew of Felix Warburg and of Jacob Schiff, both of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. which poured millions into the Russian Revolution through James' brother Max, banker to the German government, Chairman of the CFR
Source: while speaking before the United States Senate, February 17, 1950
"The real menace of our Republic is the invisible government which like a giant octopus sprawls its slimy legs over our cities states and nation. At the head is a small group of banking houses generally referred to as 'international bankers.' This little coterie... run our government for their own selfish ends. It operates under cover of a self-created screen...[and] seizes...our executive officers... legislative bodies... schools... courts... newspapers and every agency created for the public protection."
-- John F. Hylan
(1868-1936), Mayor of New York City (1918-1925), nicknamed "Red Mike"
"The Act of Congress which we are impugning before you is communistic in its purposes and tendencies, and is defended here upon principles as communistic, socialistic - what shall I call them - populistic as ever have been addressed to any political assembly in the world."
-- Joseph H. Choate
(1832-1917) attorney who successfully challenged the Income Tax Act of 1894
Source: United States Supreme Court, Pollock v. Farmers Loan & Trust Co. (1898)