It is politically naïve in the extreme to place the supply of fiat money in the hands of government and then to hope and expect it to refrain from controlling exchange rates or going on to impose more detailed exchange controls.
Murray N. Rothbard
Economic Controversies, p. 751
https://youtu.be/ps4zBwGu8MU Is it really a surprise that as the government gets bigger and bigger and bigger, everything in life becomes more and more hyper-political? When you think about it, right, there are such profound differences that people have... you will...