Category: Federal Reserve

Sarah Palin to Bernanke: ‘Cease and Desist’ Printing Money. – Must be learning from Ron Paul.

Palin to Bernanke: ‘Cease and Desist’ nationalreview.com Here are snippets from Palin’s prepared remarks obtained by National Review Online: I’m deeply concerned about the Federal Reserve’s plans to buy up anywhere from $600 billion to as much as $1 trillion of government securities. The technical term for it is “quantitative easing.” It means our government is […]

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Goldman Sachs Defends The Fed and Bernanke on QE2

Goldman Says Bernanke Engineers `Substantial Pickup’ By Wes Goodman – Nov 8, 2010 6:55 AM ET bloomberg.com Goldman Sachs Group Inc. defended Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s decision to pump money into the U.S. economy after officials in Germany, China and Brazil criticized the plan. The move will spur gross domestic product growth and reduce the risk of […]

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Jim Rickards – Fed May Go Bankrupt

Jim Rickards – Fed May Go Bankrupt Jim Rickards continues to illustrate that he is one of the truly brilliant and original thinkers in today’s financial world.  Jim’s latest piece exclusively for the King World News blog is a must read.  Here Jim discusses the Fed going bankrupt, “Right now the Fed’s balance sheet shows about […]

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Great Graphs: Understanding where we are, how we got here and where we are going – Suicide is painless

SUICIDE IS PAINLESS (Featured Article) Everyone has watched one of the best TV series of all-time – M*A*S*H. You also know the tune that played during the opening credits as helicopters delivered wounded soldiers to the 4077 Mobile Army Surgical Unit. Most people have never heard the lyrics that go with the music. The song is Suicide is Painless and […]

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Two More Nails In The Dollar’s Coffin—the Republican “Victory”, and the Fed’s QE2

gonzalolira.blogspot.com So on Wednesday, not only did the Republicans win control of the House of Representatives, but the Federal Reserve finally took the plunge with Quantitative Easing 2— —in other words, on the very same day, the U.S. dollar got the ol’ one-two punch—right to the groin: First the spend-and-cut-taxes Republicans won the Congress—and then, the […]

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Bernanke’s Squeeze: Dump $600 Billion, Then Off to Jekyl Island to Party

Friday, November 05, 2010 – by  Staff Report Ben Bernanke Notwithstanding the progress that has been made, when the Fed’s monetary policymaking committee – the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) – met this week to review the economic situation, we could hardly be satisfied. The Federal Reserve’s objectives – its dual mandate, set by Congress – […]

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End the Fed, Save the Dollar: Ron Paul

End The Fed by Ron Paul Many of the Tea Partiers don’t get what is the root of our problems in the US:  The Federal Reserve.    Many, many American’s don’t realize that the Federal Reserve is a group of PRIVATE bankers who are PRINTING Federal Reserve “Notes” out of thin air.  Totally baseless currency.  […]

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Tea Party Already SOLD OUT in Congress! Establishment Republicans to Get Gvmt off Goldman JP Morgan’s Back

www.DailyTeaParty.com Boris in Miami The Tea Party and its angry constituents sent a message to Washington; Get the government off our backs! And Washington replies, let us start by getting off the banksters backs first. The Republican establishment is back to playing the same old big government game and enriching their masters at Goldman Sacks […]

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Geithner Visited Jon Stewart in April, Though Not for Laughs / How the State Influences the Media

By Ian Katz – Nov 4, 2010 12:00 AM ET bloomberg.com In the midst of debates on financial regulation and China’s currency in April, Treasury SecretaryTimothy F. Geithner sat down to discuss the U.S. economy — with comedian Jon Stewart. Geithner and Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” held an off-the-record meeting at Stewart’s office in New […]

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The Federal Reserve Is Holding A Conference On Jekyll Island To Celebrate 100 Years Of Dominating America: “A Return to Jekyll Island: The Origins, History, and Future of the Federal Reserve”

theeconomiccollapseblog.com The Federal Reserve is going back to Jekyll Island to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the infamous 1910 Jekyll Island meeting that spawned the draft legislation that would ultimately create the U.S. Federal Reserve.  The title of this conference is “A Return to Jekyll Island: The Origins, History, and Future of the Federal Reserve”, and it will […]

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