Ron Paul - The American Power Elite: (1)
Former four-term Congressman Ron Paul describes the American power
structure. As a member of the House Banking and Currency Committee, Paul
was in a unique position to see the inner workings of economic power and
control of the country, and how this power translates into political power.
Paul describes how, through the control of the Federal Reserve and the
banking system, the American power elite is basically out of reach of the
democratic system. Concurrently, by using such organizations as the
Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations, control over the
political process is maintained, resulting in what is in reality a
in the U.S.