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Fed dictator Bernanke needs to be toppled – Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch

Fed dictator Bernanke needs to be toppled Commentary: Forget Mubarak, it’s Fed reign of terror that must end-Paul B. Farrell, , MarketWatch.Com Feb. 15, 2011, 12:01 a.m. EST 1. Commodity price inflation will soon end the Fed dictatorship Hoenig consistently “cast his lonely ballot against the indefinite reign of easy money. Eight meetings, eight no votes … an unyielding point of view, one that has become ever more relevant now that rising commodity prices have put inflation worries back on…

“Quantitative Easing” – Can We Inflate Our Way To Prosperity ?

Does "Quantitative Easing" Really Accomplish Anything ?  Yes, if you are trying to hide toxic debts, but it will do nothing for the economy at large. The Fed is terribly afraid of deflation (i.e. declining asset prices), as this would magnify the enormous bad debt problems of all their banker friends. As such, the Fed is desperate to create inflation in any asset class they can and their last resort is 'Quantitative easing' (i.e. printing worthless paper to buy government…

Why Are Our Soldiers Dying?

Full Commentary at American Spectator Why Are Our Soldiers Dying? By Hal G.P. Colebatch on 2.11.11 @ 6:07AM It has recently been reported from Afghanistan that a one-legged Afghan Red Cross worker and physiotherapist, Said Musa, 45, is shortly to be hanged by the government, or what passes for the government, for having converted to Christianity.

Rand Paul introduces bill to audit Federal Reserve

Thank you Rand Paul ! At least it's a good start, we'll see if anything constructive comes of it this time. Prognosis ----> Doubtful :( http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Rand-Paul-introduces-bill-to-apf-974384139.html?x=0 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has followed through on a campaign promise by filing legislation calling for a full audit of the Federal Reserve. Paul filed the bill Wednesday. It is similar to a measure pushed by his father, Republican U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas. Republican Sens.…

Have We Witnessed The High Point of Obama’s Failed Presidency ?

  It didn't matter that he was citing words flashing by on a teleprompter, because his ostensible sincerity transcended the usual mechanical spuriousness. The President gracefully attempted to conciliate the anguish caused by an appalling random event, simultaneously honoring the victims commending the heros, and averting any political accusations with a rare eloquence not often seen in modern American politics. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the 6 killed, and 13 wounded victims of the Jan 8th shooting tragedy deserved no less.  The…