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Ever play monopoly? Do the rules of monopoly sound familar to our current banking system and the Fed reserve?

Besides the Bank's money, the Bank holds the Title Deed cards and houses and hotels prior to purchase and use by the players. The Bank pays salaries and bonuses. It sells and auctions properties and hands out their proper Title Deed cards; it sells houses and hotels to the players and loans money when required on mortgages.

The Bank collects all taxes, fines, loans and interest, and the price of all properties which it sells and auctions.

The Bank never goes "broke". If the Bank runs out of money it may issue as much more as may be needed by merely writing on any ordinary paper.


Asked by jewjewbee at 9:20 AM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (7)
  • And you don't get $200 when you pass GO
    no, just several thousand dollars if you file your taxes under a certain amount of income...

    Answer by lovinangels at 3:28 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • LOL, sounds like the real life rules to me.

    Answer by Carpy at 9:23 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Sounds exactly how our banking and fed reserve is set up.


    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:28 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I don't know JJB.....there is no Free Parking with a "pot" to collect for landing on it...... LOL!

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 11:14 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Wasn't that the point of the game?

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 9:35 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • And you don't get $200 when you pass GO ~

    Answer by tasches at 3:05 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • No, Monopoly has rules. And you can actually go to jail.

    Answer by peggy572 at 2:33 AM on Feb. 15, 2011