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53. How much has been siphoned into Teabagger campaigns?
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  -Fed lent banks nearly $8 trillion during crisis, report shows Playinghardball  Nov-28-11 12:53 PM   #0 
  - That's our damn money  DURHAM D   Nov-28-11 01:01 PM   #1 
  - Congress 1913 Federal Reserve Act - its their job. n/t  banned from Kos   Nov-28-11 01:12 PM   #2 
  - In reality it's not  bossy22   Nov-28-11 02:10 PM   #8 
     - when you allow private banks to create money out of thin air, how can a democratic government  yurbud   Dec-01-11 12:59 PM   #54 
  - How much went to the Carlyle Group? They were up to their eyeballs in toxic debt.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-28-11 01:17 PM   #3 
  - How much has been siphoned into Teabagger campaigns?  Blue_Tires   Nov-30-11 02:28 PM   #53 
  - Actually, this was kind of known at the time, though not the amount.  caseymoz   Nov-28-11 01:22 PM   #4 
  - Doing what u say would cause massive hyperinflation  bossy22   Nov-28-11 02:14 PM   #11 
     - I know the Fed and Treasury are two separate entities.  caseymoz   Nov-28-11 05:44 PM   #24 
        - The Wiemar republic example was not an example of the money supply but of general hyperinflation  bossy22   Nov-28-11 06:04 PM   #26 
           - Money supply is linked to hyperinflation.  caseymoz   Nov-29-11 01:53 AM   #43 
  - "Stern wasn't aware of the magnitude".  russspeakeasy   Nov-28-11 01:37 PM   #5 
  - For all those wingnuts carping about OWS, this is what it is about. No  harun   Nov-28-11 02:04 PM   #6 
  - Even here, 'posters' are in a smear campaign against OWS. -eom  Huey P. Long   Nov-29-11 11:32 AM   #49 
     - Yes, there are. I wonder if they are infiltrators or just TV watching drones  harun   Nov-29-11 01:07 PM   #51 
  - This is misleading  bossy22   Nov-28-11 02:05 PM   #7 
  - Collateral as in fantasy valuated real estate?  plumbob   Nov-28-11 03:44 PM   #18 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   Nov-28-11 11:16 PM   #38 
  - is this in addition to the $16 trillion Bernie Sanders audit of the Fed found?  yurbud   Nov-28-11 02:13 PM   #9 
  - Your government  dipsydoodle   Nov-28-11 02:14 PM   #10 
  - The federal reserve is not tax payer funded  bossy22   Nov-28-11 02:17 PM   #12 
     - It is government authorized. As-in it's authority comes from the Gov't.  harun   Nov-28-11 02:24 PM   #13 
        - It's charter is government authorized  bossy22   Nov-28-11 02:31 PM   #14 
           - Self funded  robbob   Nov-28-11 03:15 PM   #15 
           - Well not exactly  bossy22   Nov-28-11 03:28 PM   #16 
           - They can create a liability for the taxpayers. They are part of the government.  plumbob   Nov-28-11 03:47 PM   #19 
              - they can NEVER create a liability for the american taxpayer  bossy22   Nov-28-11 05:56 PM   #25 
                 - I have an economics degree from Texas A&M, which I earned in 1975. I have taught  plumbob   Nov-28-11 06:17 PM   #27 
                 - Please.. just stop.  girl gone mad   Nov-29-11 04:23 AM   #44 
                 - By exercising unlimited liquidity, the Fed DOES create a liability for the taxpayer - ultimately,  leveymg   Nov-29-11 06:18 AM   #46 
  - Enough with this BS. The bankers earned that money - why do people resent success?  MannyGoldstein   Nov-28-11 03:31 PM   #17 
  - And increased their compensation by 20% during the same period.  jtuck004   Nov-28-11 05:08 PM   #20 
  - ... but we can't afford MEDICARE FOR ALL -- evidently we also spent $8 billion in Congo???  defendandprotect   Nov-28-11 05:24 PM   #21 
  - $25,000 for each US citizen if we had just paid ourselves  riderinthestorm   Nov-28-11 05:30 PM   #22 
  - END CORPORATE WELFARE! nt  alp227   Nov-28-11 05:38 PM   #23 
  - +1  sarcasmo   Nov-28-11 06:53 PM   #30 
  - For that kind of money the people of the USA ought to foreclose on some banks.  hunter   Nov-28-11 06:19 PM   #28 
  - What trillion is the deficit up to now?  sarcasmo   Nov-28-11 06:53 PM   #29 
  - nope  bossy22   Nov-28-11 07:04 PM   #31 
     - I know the banks hand no effect on the deficit.  sarcasmo   Nov-28-11 07:37 PM   #32 
     - not without a major easing program which would cause hyperinflation  bossy22   Nov-28-11 09:11 PM   #35 
        - Why would replacing interest bearing Treasury bonds in an account at the Fed..  girl gone mad   Nov-29-11 04:52 AM   #45 
        - Still would like to know.  girl gone mad   Nov-30-11 05:25 AM   #52 
     - De novo literally means "of new" not "from nothing.." It has the connotation of beginning again or  No Elephants   Nov-28-11 11:22 PM   #40 
  - hmmm ...8 trillion divided by 330 million = X from each US person ...including babies.  L0oniX   Nov-28-11 08:37 PM   #33 
  - Yup, $25k each. What do you think THAT would have done for the economy?? nt  riderinthestorm   Nov-28-11 08:39 PM   #34 
  - none of the money was taken from taxpayers  bossy22   Nov-28-11 09:12 PM   #36 
     - The Fed distributes money. Only Treasury prints it. However, what the Fed does has adverse  No Elephants   Nov-28-11 11:32 PM   #41 
     - Thank you! The Fed IS a tax on the rest of us. Money is a claim for  plumbob   Nov-28-11 11:52 PM   #42 
     - Well then ...too bad they didn't print it up for us.  L0oniX   Nov-29-11 11:01 AM   #47 
  - that is not the American people's debt that is the Feds debt  lovuian   Nov-28-11 11:12 PM   #37 
  - Totally corrupt. - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Nov-28-11 11:20 PM   #39 
  - The biggest heist EVER.  bvar22   Nov-29-11 11:30 AM   #48 
  - Lent?  progressoid   Nov-29-11 12:17 PM   #50 

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