Posts Tagged ‘Ben Bernanke’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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Darian Worden from the Center for a Stateless Society on solidarity for survival and prosperity.

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Robert Bridge at Russia Today refutes Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke calling Rep. Ron Paul’s allegations the organization financed Iraq’s arms acquisitions to commit atrocities ‘bizarre’ (5:31):

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On ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous”, George Will of The Washington Post points to India’s recent run on the dollar as an indicator for a coming fall in the subjective greenback in favor of “other better stores of value”. Veteran White House correspondent for ABC, Sam Donaldson, says if that’s the case, “then, we’d better throw Ben Bernanke and the Fed out… Let’s get rid of them now before they do further damage.” (2:13):

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The treasury secretary and chairman of the House Finance Services Committee have unveiled a bill being referred to as the bailout of 2008 “on steroids”, Adrianne Appel at Inter Press Services (IPS).


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Bloomberg‘s Freedom of Information Act victory over the Federal [sic] Reserve (FED) is being appealed. Last week’s Congressional hearing to audit the FED—with testimony from Thomas E. Woods, Jr.—can be viewed here.

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Former Goldman Sachs C.E.O. and Bush Administration Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson tried to use the Federal [sic] Reserve to hand Wall Street super-financiers to Goldman Sachs in September 2008.

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  • C.I.A. Baghdad chief was ‘sacked’ after two detainees died in custody
  • 2009 already deadliest year of the Afghan War
  • Israel ‘unwilling to negotiate’ an East Jerusalem withdrawal
  • I.A.E.A. diplomats say Iran has not expanded uranium enrichment
  • Bernanke reappointed to second term as FED head
  • U.K. wants to disallow internet service for those who participate in ‘illegal’ file sharing (more…)

Former Goldman Sachs CEO and Bush Administration Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson issued himself an “ethics waiver” to handle the details of the U.S. bailing out Goldman Sachs, along with White House counsel.

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Top ten list of Obama’s efforts to destroy civil liberties by Jonathon Turley; Clinton voices U.S. strategy of surrounding Iran with a “defense umbrella”; U.S. clients up the human rights abuses to “fight terror”; China cashing in on its foreign holdings; and more… (more…)