By William Shughart | Thursday August 13, 2009 at 8:38 AM PST | 12 Comments
Ben Bernanke’s four-year term as Chairman of the Federal Reserve System ends on January 31, 2010. In a story published on August 12 and headlined “Economists Call for Bernanke to Stay, Say Recession is Over”, Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Izzo writes that “economists are nearly unanimous” in recommending that President Obama reappoint Mr....
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Tags: Bailouts, Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke, credit squeeze, Federal Reserve, Goldman Sachs, Keynesian economics, Lehman Brothers, Money and Banking, recession, Timothy Geithner, U.S. Treasury
By Mary Theroux | at 7:17 AM PST | 9 Comments
When Nancy Pelosi convenes her new House Un-American Activities Committee to call forth ObamaCare protestors (see her “‘Un-American’ Attacks Can’t Derail Health Care Debate“), I hope she’ll find room on the docket for a few other, arguably more egregiously un-American activities—and bring their perpetrators to account: Torture In the black-and-white films I loved as...
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Tags: air force jets, American History, California, Civil Liberties, Congress, Constitution, Corruption, Elections, Pelosi, Politics, Regulation, Taxation, The State, Torture, Transparency, un-American