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What would you name the book that Chairman Bernanke is writing?

Now that the 'Printer in Chief', otherwise known as the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve is retired, the next thing on Ben Bernanke's agenda is to write and publish a book on his 12 years in office, and to detail the thought processes used during all of the different crises and monetary programs the Fed implemented during his tenure. In other words, like his predecessor Alan Greenspan, Bernanke wants ...

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Helicopter Ben initiates taper in one of his last acts in office

On Dec. 18, as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke prepares to pass the torch to underling Janet Yellen, the man responsible for QE 4EVA has initiated a small taper on the central banks bond buying program, and will remove $10 billion monthly from their toxic asset purchases. *FED TAPERS QE TO $75 BLN MONTHLY PACE, STARTING IN JANUARY *FED SAYS `FURTHER MEASURED STEPS' POSSIBLE ON TAPERING *FED: EXCEPTION ...

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Torrent web portal offers $75000 in Bitcoin for Bernanke’s head

The Arab Spring provided a taste of what happens to sovereign leaders when the people reach a tipping point and have nothing left to lose.  But in the West, assassinations are most often done through killings for hire.  And whether assassinations are paid for by a Federally backed agency (CIA), or through the myriad of contract mercenaries like the former company Blackwater, more often than not, the ones or ...

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No Taper: Fed to continue to print money with no exit strategy available

On Sept. 18, the most anticipated decision in several years from the Federal Reserve took place, sealing the fate of the American dollar and the economy as a whole.  In an 11 minute speech, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke reported that the central bank would not taper their bond buying program as many on Wall Street anticipated, and instead will continue the $85 billion in money printing that has lasted for more ...

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NO CAKE: Happy 100th Birthday U.S. Federal Income Tax

On February 3rd, 1913, one of the two most historic events in US history took place: the ratification of the 16th amendment, which established Congress' right to impose a Federal income tax on Americans, and overturned Article I, Section 9 of the US Constitution which explicitly prohibited a general income tax. The amendment was brief and to the point, and read as follows: "The Congress shall have power to ...

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Federal Reserve May Pause Quantitative Easing?

An obscure report that the Federal Reserve may suspend the monetization of purchasing Treasury Bonds has the smell of disinformation. The perennial efforts to lift economic spirits with the beginning of a New Year often are packed with wishful thinking. Quantitative Easing is being treated as a useful tool for turning on and off the spigot of liquidity infusion. In reality, the results of the massive origin ...

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Fiscal Cliff Reality

Political Washington theater continues. Republicans and Democrats agreed years ago to erode America's social contract en route to eliminating it altogether. Crisis conditions create opportunities. Former White House chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, explained. "You never want to let a serious crisis go to waste," he said. "What I mean by that is that's an opportunity to do things you couldn't do before." He did ...

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Central Banks Risk Bond Market Crash

  The joke is that the maximum volume is usually 10, but this one goes a stage higher. “Turning it up to 11” has since become a way of talking about extremes, or reaching beyond what is normally possible. I recite the origins of the term because, unlikely though it might seem, it recently cropped up in conversation with a senior Bank of England policymaker. In his view, monetary policy, not just in Bri ...

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Surviving Economic Calamity Through Creative Resistance

  Americans intuitively comprehend that something is radically wrong even if they don’t understand why it is happening or what caused the economic implosion and calamity. As the economic misery piles up and government becomes increasingly powerless to solve problems, folks are indeed justifiably scared and trembling as they comprehend that life as they know it is has never been more gravely threatened. ...

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Mainstream Media Realizes Big Banks Are Criminal Enterprises


 Alternative financial media have noted for years that: Fraud caused the Great Depression and the current financial crisis, and the economy will never recover until fraud is prosecuted Criminal fraud is the main business model adopted by the giant banks. See this Largely because they are out-of-control criminal enterprises, economy cannot recover unless the big banks are broken up. The Obama administration ...

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