by Charles Savoie
“GOLD HAS NO USEFUL PURPOSE TO SERVE IN THE POCKETS OF THE PEOPLE”—Pilgrims Society member Alan Sproul, president of Federal Reserve Bank of New York, addressing the anti-precious metals American Bankers association meeting in San Francisco (Vital Speeches of the Day, December 1, 1949, pages 108-114).
“LONDON, May 16— The Pilgrims Society, which was quietly organized here less than a year ago, has now grown to proportions not contemplated by its founders and wields a great influence In the social and political relations of the two countries.”
—The San Francisco Call (newspaper), May 17 1903, page 22. Oops! The founders did contemplate it to “wield great influence.”
“It was created to bridge the gap caused by the revolutionary war. From the looks of it, it appears they did more than bridge the gap they actually made the gap disappear. At what point does a group like this become the fully functioning shadow government and replaces our real government?”