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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 02:46 PM
Response to Reply #35
39. It isn't part of the government, it's autonomous.
I would say that it is born of the government, and that it is associated, but not that it's part. This is not like the DOD.
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  -Ben Stein is a liar BanzaiBonnie  Apr-17-11 10:26 AM   #0 
  - You are correct  proud2BlibKansan   Apr-17-11 10:28 AM   #1 
  - I like Ben Stein the celebrity, but I don't like his politics.  Buzz Clik   Apr-17-11 10:33 AM   #7 
  - I'm no fan of Ben Stein, but...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 10:37 AM   #10 
     - The first sentence of your link:  proud2BlibKansan   Apr-17-11 11:10 AM   #14 
        - Exactly...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 11:33 AM   #16 
           - "privately owned"  proud2BlibKansan   Apr-17-11 03:06 PM   #40 
              - I have explained this repeatedly...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 03:10 PM   #43 
  - Just remember ...  daggahead   Apr-17-11 10:29 AM   #2 
  - It is neither part of the government nor is it separate from the government.  Warren Stupidity   Apr-17-11 10:29 AM   #3 
  - Actually, it is a part of the US Government, but it acts independently.  Buzz Clik   Apr-17-11 10:30 AM   #4 
  - Correctamundo. And members go through a senate confirmation process. nt  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 10:31 AM   #6 
     - But every governor is only nominated by the members.  Ikonoklast   Apr-17-11 11:18 AM   #15 
        - Huh?  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 11:34 AM   #18 
  - You are wrong. Ben Stein's dad was G. Ford's top economic adviser.  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 10:31 AM   #5 
  - So he comes by his lying 'honestly'?  MinM   Apr-17-11 10:35 AM   #9 
     - He's correct on the Federal Reserve and his father was progressive by today's standards. nt  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 12:38 PM   #23 
        - Right. Speaking more to the intellectual dishonesty displayed in "Expelled"  MinM   Apr-17-11 02:03 PM   #29 
        - We're talking about the structure of the Federal Reserve, and he is correct. nt  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 04:06 PM   #50 
           - I'm going by the title of the thread - "Ben Stein is a Liar" - which is correct.  MinM   Apr-17-11 04:30 PM   #56 
        - he's an ass  spanone   Apr-17-11 03:16 PM   #48 
           - I didn't say he was not an ass. I said he was correct on the Federal Reserve. nt  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 04:07 PM   #51 
           - and a bad financial advisor  Mrs. Ted Nancy   Apr-17-11 06:04 PM   #67 
  - The Federal Reserve is...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 10:34 AM   #8 
  - ^^^ That is correct.  JVS   Apr-17-11 02:44 PM   #38 
  - Correct, I never understood people complaining about the reserve charging interest.  joshcryer   Apr-17-11 09:53 PM   #73 
  - If I'm not mistaken...  CanSocDem   Apr-17-11 10:38 AM   #11 
  - Born in Wash DC  Buzz Clik   Apr-17-11 10:54 AM   #13 
  - In addition to his movie  Enthusiast   Apr-17-11 12:36 PM   #22 
     - The sequel just came out. "Atlas Shrugged. Pt1".  Fuddnik   Apr-17-11 04:29 PM   #55 
  - Now does Ben get to call you  GKirk   Apr-17-11 10:40 AM   #12 
  - Fish are wet  Keith Bee   Apr-17-11 11:34 AM   #17 
  - Ben Stein, erstwhile Nixon economist, is a LIAR?! I'm shocked!  WinkyDink   Apr-17-11 11:42 AM   #19 
  - He didn't lie...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 11:46 AM   #20 
     - I can't believe how doggedly ignorant people here are about facts.  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 12:40 PM   #25 
     - DU's...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 12:43 PM   #26 
     - Excuse me; I goofed. See CORRECTION below.  WinkyDink   Apr-17-11 09:58 PM   #75 
     - Amazing how ignorant some can be about staying on topic.  WinkyDink   Apr-17-11 10:01 PM   #76 
     - I think at that time, Benji was one of Nixswine's speechwriters.  Fuddnik   Apr-17-11 04:32 PM   #57 
     - He was a GOP speechwriter and he is a liar.  rustydog   Apr-17-11 06:07 PM   #69 
     - Right; he was worse: "In 1973 and 1974, he was a speech writer and lawyer for Richard Nixon at The  WinkyDink   Apr-17-11 09:57 PM   #74 
  - Odd, because most Rand fans don't openly call for higher taxes on the wealthy  Schema Thing   Apr-17-11 12:29 PM   #21 
  - Technically it has the same relationship to the US Gov. as, say, NASA or the NSF.  Odin2005   Apr-17-11 12:40 PM   #24 
  - It's in that 'gray' area  customerserviceguy   Apr-17-11 01:29 PM   #27 
  - if its part of the US govt  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 01:35 PM   #28 
  - More Federal Reserve myth...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 02:11 PM   #31 
     - So are you saying that it is a myth that the US  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 02:25 PM   #32 
        - No  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 02:33 PM   #33 
           - I am not exactly sure what it means  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 02:43 PM   #37 
  - No kidding? What a joke Ben Stein is...  MrMickeysMom   Apr-17-11 02:06 PM   #30 
  - You're both wrong.  JVS   Apr-17-11 02:36 PM   #34 
  - Stein is correct...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 02:38 PM   #35 
     - It isn't part of the government, it's autonomous.  JVS   Apr-17-11 02:46 PM   #39 
        - We slightly disagree...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 03:07 PM   #41 
           - I say if they  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 03:11 PM   #44 
              - Take a civics or...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 03:13 PM   #47 
                 - Nice  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 03:52 PM   #49 
                    - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 04:16 PM   #54 
                       - Dude  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 04:48 PM   #58 
                          - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 04:56 PM   #59 
                             - I understand how the scheme works  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 05:05 PM   #60 
                                - Take a civics and/or...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 05:07 PM   #61 
                                   - The last resort of a cornered man  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 05:28 PM   #62 
                                   - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 05:33 PM   #64 
                                      - tell that to Bernie  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 05:43 PM   #65 
                                         - They don't...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 05:49 PM   #66 
                                            - I have read most of the article posted in the link  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 06:06 PM   #68 
                                               - Dude...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 06:11 PM   #70 
                                   - Dupe  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 05:28 PM   #63 
  - The federal reserve board of governors is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate  Hippo_Tron   Apr-17-11 02:41 PM   #36 
  - so mos of the almost $4 trillion (2007)  Dokkie   Apr-17-11 03:09 PM   #42 
     - Study the difference between...  SDuderstadt   Apr-17-11 03:12 PM   #46 
  - Duh. Of course he's a big fat fuckin' liar.  Blue-Jay   Apr-17-11 03:11 PM   #45 
  - He is correct in this case. nt  P. Galore   Apr-17-11 04:08 PM   #53 
  - Sun rises in East..sets in West... film at 11..  ddeclue   Apr-17-11 04:07 PM   #52 
  - Nixon's former speechwriter? A liar!?!  Recursion   Apr-17-11 08:56 PM   #71 
  - You can say it isn't part of the government but:  deaniac21   Apr-17-11 09:40 PM   #72 
  - Stein is just another..  Search4Justice   Apr-18-11 09:00 AM   #77 
 

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