[Editor’s note: Footnotes in the original are omitted.]
During the last half of the nineteenth century, the United States saw its wealthiest men becoming Illuminists and funding and otherwise supporting Illuminism. They included Andrew Carnegie, John D. (“competition is a sin”) Rockefeller, and J. P. Morgan. One of the greatest instruments in advancing Illuminism was the establishment of foundations, which funded illuministic causes in the twentieth century.
The major American foundations are the creation of Daniel Gilman, a German Illuminist and a member of Skull and Bones. In 1898, Gilman created the General Education Board by merging the Peabody Education Fund and the John F. Slater Fund. Gilman had been vice president of both funds. Later in 1902, the General Education Board became part of the Rockefeller’s Southern Education Board, which retained the name of General Education Board.
In 1907, he set up the Russell Sage Foundation. Assisting Gilmore in setting up the Russell Sage Foundation were Cleveland H. Dodge, a director of National City Bank, and Moses Pyne, grandson of the founder of National City Bank.
The first large scale foundation began with the wealth of George Peabody. Peabody left the slave trading business and moved to England. With the aid of Brown Brothers and Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Peabody established his banking house, George Peabody and Co., in England in 1835. Peabody made a fortune buying depressed notes during the Panic of 1837. He had become, by 1861, the largest trader of American securities in the world.
In 1865, Peabody founded the Peabody Education Fund, which worked closely with the occupying military forces in the South during Reconstruction. Ostensibly, the Peabody Education Fund was established to educate freed slaves following the War for Southern Independence. In reality it aided carpetbaggers to gain control of the South. They used their control of the governments of the Southern States to improvise them by saddling them with huge loans from Northern bankers. The Peabody Education Fund later became the General Education Board.
Junius S. Morgan, as the head of Beebe, Morgan and Co. of Boston, became Peabody’s agent in America. In 1854, Morgan became Peabody’s partner to form Peabody, Morgan and Co. Through this connection, Morgan and later his son, John Pierpont (J.P.) Morgan, Sr. collaborated closely with the Rothschild—so closely that Morgan was considered an agent of the Rothschild. With the retirement of Peabody in 1864, Junius Morgan and J.P. Morgan gained control of Peabody, Morgan and Co. and changed the name to Morgan and Co. Morgan and Co. became one of the most powerful banking houses in the world.
In 1864, Junius Morgan persuaded Charles H. Dabney to join with J.P. Morgan, Sr. to form Dabney, Morgan and Co., which was the agent of Morgan and Co. in the United States. In 1871, Anthony Drexel became a partner and the company changed its name to Drexel Morgan Co. When Drexel died in 1895, Morgan changed its name to J.P. Morgan and Co. This company soon became the principal source of funds for the United State government. With Rothschild’s gold, Morgan rescued the United States government following the Panic of 1893.
In the United States, J.P. Morgan, Sr. provided banking services for those who preferred not to do business with Jewish bankers. Kuhn, Loeb and Co., another banking firm allied closely with the Rothschilds, provided services for those who wanted to deal with a Jewish bank.
John D. Rockefeller followed Peabody’s example and established the Southern Educational Board. It was established to promote education without regard to race, creed, or sex—that is, it was established to promote racial amalgamation and the elimination of distinction between the sexes. It also promoted globalism and socialism in the public school system.
Andrew Carnegie, a spiritualist, built his fortune on looting the public treasury. To overcome objections to his fortune and how he got it, he, like many other wealthy Illuminists, built a reputation as a humanitarian philanthropist. Besides donating money to churches and public libraries, he established the Carnegie Institute (David Gilman set up the Carnegie Institute in 1902 and became its first president) and the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. Having made a fortune from wars, Carnegie donated large sums to organizations that advocated consolidation of governmental powers into regional, supranational, and international bodies. As an opponent of nationalism, he supported establishing a League of Nations.
Carnegie was a fascist socialist at heart. He was an advocate of a strong central government. Government must control private business. He supported implementation of the planks of the Communist Manifesto, such as a central banking system and heavily progressively graduated income taxes (after he had protected his own fortune in foundations and trusts). He bought 18 newspapers in Great Britain to spread his radical ideas on abolishing the monarchy and the House of Lords, dismantling the British Empire, and disestablishing the Church of England. He supported a union of Great Britain, Canada, and the United States. Carnegie was drunk with Illuminism.
Theodore Marburg was another wealthy man who wanted to establish a world government. His scheme was to use Carnegie’s wealth, international financiers, and Fabian Socialists to form a League of Nations to enforce peace with an international “peace army.” Controlling this world government would be the international financiers.
The tax exempt foundations, like the Rockefeller Foundation, provided the financing that the Illuminists needed to gain control of education, religion, and government.
Much of the funding for the advancement of Illuminism during the twentieth century has come from the tax-exempt foundations. The major foundations are the Carnegie Corp., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Rockefeller Foundation, and Ford Foundation. Many less well known foundations, such as, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Commonwealth Fund of New York, Fund for the Republic, Markle Foundation (a major source of funding for the Aspen Institute ), Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Samuel Rubin Foundation (a major source of funding for the Institute for Policy Studies), Starr Foundation, and Twentieth Century Fund, have also supported Illuminism. These tax-exempt foundations have also been a major source of funds for Communists and Communist sympathizers and their organizations. Illuminists controlled all these foundations. The goal of these foundations is to alter the life of the American people so that they will accept Illuminism and its New World Order with its one world government and one world religion.
The major foundations have specialized in supporting different aspects of Illuminism. The Ford Foundation specializes in altering the United States so that they “can be comfortably merged with the Soviet Union.” The Carnegie Endowment specializes in controlling the foreign policy of the United States and using war to alter the life style of the American people. The Rockefeller Foundation and Guggenheim Foundation specialize in controlling education. While the Carnegie Endowment deals with international issues, the Rockefeller Foundation deals with domestic issues.
The foundations gained control of higher education by making colleges and universities dependent on them for research funds. They control “practically all social science research and such research is used to promote collectivism and world government.” Grants from the United States government do not lessen this control because Illuminists also control the United States government and the Department of Education.
Along with other foundations, the Carnegie Endowment uses its wealth and power to maneuver the American people into war. War is the most effective way to persuade people to enslave and impoverish themselves. People are not inclined to question the acts of government, i.e., the acts of people who really control the government, during war. The longer the war, the more inclined people are to accept the changes as permanent—thus, Bush’s never-ending War on Terrorism.
On the power of tax-exempt foundations, Congressman B. Carroll Reece remarked in 1954:
It has been said that the foundations are a power second only to that of the Federal Government itself. Perhaps this statement should be modified because it seems to have become an affront for a congressional committee to dare to subject the foundations to criticism. Perhaps the Congress should now admit that the foundations have become more powerful, in some areas, at least, than the legislative branch of Government.These foundations are more powerful now than when he made this remark.
1. Archibald E. Roberts, Emerging Struggle for State Sovereignty (Fort Collins, Colorado: Betsy Ross Press, 1979), p. 114.
2. Ibid., p. 127.
3. Ibid., p. 125.
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