Politics And More

‘The Fed’ and We, The People

June 19, 2014

The ‘Federal Open Market Committee‘ recently announced[1] a plan to reduce its monthly purchases of financial instruments (generally mortgage bonds and ‘treasuries’ – US Government bonds) from US$50 to US$35 Billion. Interesting how they want […]

Politics And More

Stimulus Redux

July 14, 2009

With the renewed talk of yet more stimulus payments, I decided to pull up my previous post on the subject. I’m not sure that taking on massive amounts of more debt is what we need, […]

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Stimulus, Bail-out, Safety Net

March 19, 2009

As with so many others, I read with a blend of amusement and disgust (mostly the latter) the latest attempts of the Washington Elite to “help” me. And by me, I am referring to a […]