The Money Issue is both secular (cultural, social, political, economic) and transsecular (moral, ethical, ideological). Consequently ego strongly influences the monetary reform movement. All agree that the Federal Reserve System must “end” but that seems to be the "end" point of agreement.
Stephen Zarlenga and Rep. Dennis Kucinich both want to legislatively (the NEED Act, H.R. 6550, 111th Session) incorporate the Federal Reserve System (FRS) into the Treasury Department as the Federal Reserve Bureau (FRB) and establish an appointed Monetary Authority with the sole power to create, issue and disburse U.S. money with Congressional authorization and Presidential concurrence.
Zarlenga states in his book “The Lost Science of Money” that the Monetary Authority should be an independent fourth branch of government but the idea is not incorporated into his model Monetary Act. Kucinich also does not incorporate it into his legislative NEED Act which closely follows Zarlenga's Monetary Act.
Ron Paul wants to audit the FED and, by inference, at some future unspecified time he would
"end" it. The FED performs accounting, research and other necessary and important banking functions which Paul does not talk about, preferring to leave those details to the "hidden hand " of the "free" market.
Lyndon LaRouche wants the Congress to re-enact the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 (H.R. 1489, 112th Session) that separates commercial banking from investment (speculative) banking but is otherwise silent about the oligarchically-controlled Money System. Anybody who doesn't fall in line with his political priorities is labelled "clinically" insane or worse.
LaRouche is presumed to speak for a dissident political faction within the ruling oligarchy, a faction that is waiting in the wings for the reigning Money System to weaken to the point that in desperation the ruling oligarchical faction hands him and his motley crew a set of pro-Judaic, anti-Hispanic keys to the kingdom. The alternative to a LaRoucheian dictatorship is sociocultural chaos. The chaos is preferable.
Zarlenga has publicly dismissed Ellen Brown’s work at the local and state levels as a distraction from the “real” work of reform. Bill Still wants a democratically-elected Monetary Authority (as I do) but otherwise dismisses out of hand Kucinich’s ground-breaking legislative work. Zarlenga has dismissed Jere Hough’s offer of co-operation (according to Hough). Ron Paul has dismissed Still’s offer of cooperation (according to Still).
By email I have brought up separately with both Zarlenga and Kucinich the possibility of a companion Constitutional amendment that addresses monetary reform and, in particular, the creation of a fourth independent branch of government but have received no responses.
I value the work of Zarlenga, Kucinich, Brown, Hough, Paul, Still, LaRouche and others. Each brings something new and unique to the table. Each expresses a complementary aspect of the complex (seven-dimensional) Money Problem. The survival of the nation and, arguably, of the world is in play but ego (or business-as-usual) reigns.