Tag archive for ‘Ben Bernanke’
By Robert On Monday, October 14th, 2013

Ron Paul: Janet Yellen ‘might even end up being Ben Bernanke on steroids’

There was a lot of  glee by the markets over President Obama’s nomination of current Federal Reserve Vice Chair, Dr. Janet Yellen, to fill the shoes of outgoing Ben Bernanke, likely because they know that More...

By Robert On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Rand Paul takes aim at the Fed

Like father, like son. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) sounds every bit as adverse to the policies of the Federal Reserve as his father, former Texas Congressman and long time critic of the US Central Bank, Ron Paul. donkeyhotey More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 10th, 2013
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Janet Yellen nominated to head the Fed, anti-Fed crusader, Ron Paul responds

President Barack Obama announced yesterday his nominee to take the place of Ben Bernanke and head the US central bank, the Federal Reserve. Mr. Obama, not to the surprise of many, nominated Dr. Janet Yellen, the More...

By Robert On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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Ron Paul says ‘None of the Above’ for next Fed chair

During the closing of the inaugural episode of the Ron Paul Channel Monday, former Texas Congressman Dr. Ron Paul said the next Federal Reserve chairman should be “NOTA”, of none of the above. Image/Video More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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The Fed to continue bond-buying program, Ron Paul responds ‘I am disappointed, but not surprised’

The  Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met for a two-day meeting in March, and according to the Fed press statement, little has changed. They report economic activity growth as moderate, labor markets have More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Krugman is a Keynesian ‘crank’ wanting to empower the inflation fairy

Lest anyone think that Paul Krugman is an economist, his latest column bemoaning the lack of hardcore inflation presents every reason as to why he is a crank, although a famous crank. Yes, the Inflation Fairy More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

CNBC commentator, Larry Kudlow says Kevin Warsh ‘is my man to replace Bernanke’

Economist and host of CNBC’s The Kudlow Report, Larry Kudlow spoke on who he’d like to see replace Fed chair Ben Bernanke, who is speculated to retire next year on Monday’s show. “After More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, March 8th, 2013

Is Paul Krugman Really a Martyr?

Paul Krugman operates with numerous themes, although for the most part they revolve around his belief that (1) the U.S. economy is in a “liquidity trap,” and (2) government must spend, borrow, raise More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Ron Paul continues to critique Fed Chair Ben Bernanke after retirement

US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before the Congress for the past two days, first in front of  the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate and today with the Committee More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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Paul Krugman and His Zombie History

Murray Rothbard liked to say that economist often tended to specialize in the area where their knowledge was the worst, and given Paul Krugman’s butchery of the historical record, I’d say Rothbard had More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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President Obama named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year

President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012, announced Wednesday. “We are in the midst of historic cultural and demographic changes, and Obama is both the symbol More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Federal Reserve announced QE3, spending billions on mortgages

While the Federal Reserve lowered its forecast for growth slightly this year, the central bank sees the economy improving somewhat in 2013. Photo/donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com The 19 members of the Federal More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Ben Bernanke says Fed can do more, setting up another stimulus

Chairman Ben Bernanke made clear Friday that the Federal Reserve will do more to boost the economy because of high U.S. unemployment and an economic recovery that remains “far from satisfactory.” He More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

South Carolina State Senator says Bernanke is a ‘traitor, dictator, rotting Republic’

South Carolina State Sen. Tom Davis (R-South Carolina) at Sunday’s Ron Paul rally, PaulFest, on the eve of the Republican National Convention said of the Federal Reserve Chairman that “he’s hollowing More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Bernanke warns of recessions, asks Congress to act adding that the Fed is ready to help

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn’t paint a pretty picture of the US economy on Tuesday, warning that Congress needs to act to avert a budget crisis. Official portrait of Federal Reserve Chairman More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 16th, 2011

Massive federal spending, face it, is ‘ludicrous and cruel’

In his April 8th column, Paul Krugman takes his cue from the Democratic National Committee and writes yet another one of his partisan screeds on the Republicans’ federal budget proposals, calling it “ludicrous More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 27th, 2010

Ben Bernanke may nod to weaker outlook, but omit important details

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will have to address a number of pressing issues in a speech on Friday as investors search for more clarity on how close the U.S. central bank might be to another asset-buying More...



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