I was at the bookstore and was surprised to find a copy of the W book in the True Crime section of the store, but the lady behind the counter assured me that some expletive deleted had placed it their as a joke,
It left me thinking that if Bush didn't do anything illegal, then criminality is institutional and W freedom from prosecution is a scathing indictment of how far away from reality the American Federal Government has traveled in its race to the dustbin of history
“There are those who advocate that we add additional quantitative easing … and have more of the economy searching for yield, therefore willing to make more investments that will hopefully stimulate the economy,” Hoenig said. But “if you think it through,” it is “a very dangerous gamble.”"
DIARY-Federal Reserve Events | Reuters: "JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on 'Federal Reserve: Past and Present' before the 'A Return to Jekyll Island: The Origins, History, and Future of the Federal Reserve' conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 1045 EDT/1445 GMT. Audience Q&A expected. Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 371 Riverview Drive. RSVP: Jean Tate, 404 498 8035 or firstname.lastname@example.org"
Is QE2 finally the economic collapse? - Aug. 11, 2010: "With 40.8 million Americans on food stamps (record high) and 45% of the unemployed having been seeking employment for 27 weeks or more (record high), what's left if (or when) QE2 doesn't kick start GDP growth? Should we start begging for QE3? Should we cancel the bomb of the National Association of Realtors' existing home sales report, scheduled for public release on August 24th? Or should we bite the bullet and accept that current economic policy dictates 0% returns-on-savings, even as Washington continues to lever-up our future to the point of economic collapse?"