Just because I am feeling unusually snarky today…
Hitler Finds Out The GOP Has Retaken the House.
Just because I am feeling unusually snarky today…
(Reuters) – President Barack Obama, still smarting from his Democrats’ big losses in congressional elections, said on Friday the United States cannot afford to get mired in legislative gridlock for the next two years while countries like China forge ahead.
Three days after voters punished Obama’s party for the weak economy, he called for “putting politics aside” as he struck a conciliatory tone with victorious Republicans, saying he was open to hearing their ideas for tackling stubbornly high unemployment. (Editor’s Note: BWWWAAAAHHHHHH!)
Obama now faces a threat by Republican leaders to try to roll back his signature policies, including a healthcare overhaul and Wall Street reform, and to block his agenda for the rest of his term.
“We can’t spend the next two years mired in gridlock. Other countries like China aren’t standing still so we can’t stand still either. We’ve got to move forward,” Obama told reporters before departing on a 10-day Asia tour.
I have a novel idea for you, Barack. When the House and Senate pass constitutionally written bills that are supported by The American People, such as repealing Obamacare, FinReg, auditing the Fed, abolish-ion of the Fed and IRS, yada, yada, yada….
We no longer have the luxury of debating the merits of social justice and redistribution of the wealth that has been shipped overseas; the economic clock has run out (as Ben can attest with his trillions of dollars of fake money).
100 years of ponzi scheme, bullshit legislation has finally caught up with us.
No more gridlock.
We actually do know best.
When do the bankers’ arrests start again?
The 15 day progression of consequences of too much American debt according to Damon Vickers of Nine Points Capital.
The elites did not listen to us because we are just too stupid to be able to add 2+2, and now AARP is scrambling because of the unrealistic scheme to socialize medicine that they endorsed and promoted.
AARP has sent an email to employees stating that their insurance premiums will rise between 8% and 13% because of ‘medical inflation’ with Obamacare being only a small part of the equation. AARP is also getting hit with the 40% ‘nudge’ tax for premium plans. Thanks Cass Sunstein. (Source: Yahoo News/AP) For an alternative to AARP, check out 60 Plus Association.
THIS is what happens when The Fed is allowed to print money willy-nilly, monetize the debt, and the progressive left-wing of the Democratic party goes overboard on setting up the holy grail of nanny-state structures.
It has been like dealing with a bunch of crack-smokin’ teenagers, but the good news is that their unbelievably non-mathematical behavior has caused enough Americans to vocally and actively mobilize to create the real change we have been looking for over the last few DECADES. These very elites who think ‘better’ than us have created the firestorm. “Yes, it’s going to be different this time around.”
Thank You Ben, Timmie, Nancy, Barry, Harry, AARP, etc.
This is the beginning bureaucratic implementation of the disastrous Dodd-Frank FinReg Law that needs to be repealed right behind Obamacare. For those that don’t realize one of the more fascist aspects of this law and the Office of Financial Research, please read Big Brother’s Lock On Your Money Is Complete.
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Federal Reserve is creating an office to implement legislation overhauling the U.S. financial regulation system.
The Fed on Thursday announced it established the Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research. J. Nellie Liang, a Fed economist, was named as its director.
The office will bring together economists, banking supervisors, and markets experts to focus on financial stability. It will coordinate Fed staff efforts to identify and analyze potential risks to the financial system and the overall economy.
“The financial stability team will play an important role in implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, in our oversight of systemically important financial institutions, and in our overall surveillance of the financial markets and the economy,” Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a news release.
The Dodd-Frank law was passed by Congress last summer, a response to widespread calls for changes in the regulatory system after the U.S. financial crisis erupted.
-By Jeff Bater, Dow Jones Newswires; 202 862 9249; firstname.lastname@example.org
Release Date: November 4, 2010
For immediate release
The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday established the Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research and appointed Board economist J. Nellie Liang as its director.
The office will bring together economists, banking supervisors, markets experts, and others in the Federal Reserve who will be dedicated to supporting the Board’s financial stability responsibilities. The office will develop and coordinate staff efforts to identify and analyze potential risks to the financial system and the broader economy, including through the monitoring of asset prices, leverage, financial flows, and other market risk indicators; follow developments at key institutions; and analyze policies to promote financial stability. It will also support the supervision of large financial institutions and the Board’s participation on the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
“The Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research brings together a skilled group of people with a wide range of expertise to focus solely on financial stability,” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said. “The financial stability team will play an important role in implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, in our oversight of systemically important financial institutions, and in our overall surveillance of the financial markets and the economy. I am pleased that such a strong economist and leader as Nellie is leading this group.”
Liang joined the Board in 1986, acting most recently as a senior associate director in the Division of Research and Statistics. In that role, she has led a group of economists focused on the intersection of economics and finance, including oversight of capital markets, financial institutions, consumer finance, and financial flows. Liang was a key participant in crafting the Federal Reserve’s response to the financial crisis and helped lead the Supervisory Capital Assessment Program, or bank stress tests, which helped increase public confidence in the banking system in 2009. Liang has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame.
And just for fun, I found this for you to peruse as I am still digging for information on J. Nellie Liang. I cannot even find a picture of this person on the Fed’s site.
The Illegal Actions of the Federal Reserve: An Analysis of How the Nation’s Central Bank Has Acted Outside the Law in Responding to the Current Financial Crisis from Chad Emerson and the William & Mary Law School Scholarship Repository.
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