Crashing the Parties: As with God, So with Money
Once upon a time, God was almighty. Throughout the world his word conferred moral authority. In the Western world his body, the Church, held power in society.
Then modern revolutionaries like America's Founding Fathers came along and crashed God's party. For good reason; the party had gotten out of hand, what with Holy Wars, Inquisitions, and the King's usurpations.