These men reenact a bit of Civil War history on South Mountain near Burkittsville, Maryland on June 26, 1959. The action represented a scene at the battle of Antietam. It was staged for newspaper travel editors who were on a tour of the area. (AP Photo)

There have been rumblings since at least the beginning of the year that the entire fiduciary debate has been a ruse by the government.

By getting competing financial professionals busy fighting with each other, the government opened the door to begin a long orchestrated takeover of the retirement plan industry (see, “State-Sponsored Private Employee Retirement Plans First Step Towards Nationalized Retirement?, December 1, 2015).

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