No Action Rocks

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A lot of people are squirming and screeching, demanding that Congress take action. Do something about that damn “fiscal cliff” — a phony elite construction by the way. My view is: don’t do anything and the country will be better off.

Coddle Wall St, Lose Elections

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   People sometimes repeat certain phrases because they’ve heard them used repeatedly when they actually want to say something else, even if they aren’t conscious. Or, put another way–if you …

The Fed Prevails

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   Nothing changes: As the House and Senate move to finalize regulatory-overhaul legislation, the Federal Reserve has emerged as likely to retain most of the power and independence Fed officials …

The Financial Mandarins Win

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   The forces trying to instill some rollback of the power of the financial elites suffered two defeats yesterday. First, Bernie Sanders’ amendment to bring more scrutiny to the Fed …

A Defining Moment

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   It may seem relatively small but there will be an excellent window through which to view the president’s future intentions: will he be for the people or for the …

Bernie Sanders Rides

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   This should pass: An amendment sponsored by the independent senator from Vermont to require Federal Reserve audits is gaining momentum, powered by a coalition of activists on the left …

Peering At The Fed

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   Some momentum on opening up the Fed to more scrutiny, via The Wall Street Journal: Rep. Ron Paul said he has a commitment from the chairman of the House …