Mark McHugh

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Those who spoke out against Bernanke – The “A” list

In Open Thread on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:35 pm

Note: I’ll be letting the Bernanke thing go shortly….

I have no doubt the re-appointment of Ben Bernanke as Fed chief will prove catastrophic for the US economy.  What is more unnerving to me is how many failed to grasp the obvious; Bernanke wiped his ass with his job description and that resulted in an economic collapse that we have not even begun to feel the effects of yet.  When the structural flaws in the World’s financial system became too obvious to ignore, Bernanke showed up with stucco and paint.  I guess that’s why so many fools thought him a savior.

This isn’t about fools, however.  It’s about the brave and honest souls who spoke up loud and clear.   I hope you’ll remember this list when trying to decide who you should (and probably shouldn’t) listen to.  Please use the comments section for people I missed and I’ll be glad to add them:

The “A” List

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The Bernanke Senate Confirmation Vote 01/28/2010

In Open Thread on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 1:00 am

January 28, 2010 is a date that should live in infamy, but I don’t expect that to be the case.  It was the day America’s elected officials offered indisputable proof that the will of the American people means nothing to them.  I’m not going to beat you up with the implications, figure it out for yourself.  Here’s how they voted, lest we forget:

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