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  1. 29 Jul '09 02:14
    http://mises.org/story/3588

    No, not Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke.
  2. 29 Jul '09 03:07
    Originally posted by voltaire
    http://mises.org/story/3588

    No, not Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke.
    He knows exactly what he is doing.
  3. 29 Jul '09 20:08
    Originally posted by joe beyser
    He knows exactly what he is doing.
    Which one?
  4. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    29 Jul '09 21:36
    Originally posted by voltaire
    http://mises.org/story/3588

    No, not Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke.
    Over simplified. One man cannot fix the economy. It is a world economy. There are a thousand and 1 independant variables and decisions being made by many many many people around the globe all intermixing and causing results to move one way or the other.

    Bernake is but one man amongst many.


    And, if you think Bernake is acting on his own without consultation you are in lala-land.
  5. 29 Jul '09 23:22
    Originally posted by daniel58
    Which one?
    Both actually.
  6. 30 Jul '09 01:49
    Originally posted by uzless
    Over simplified. One man cannot fix the economy. It is a world economy. There are a thousand and 1 independant variables and decisions being made by many many many people around the globe all intermixing and causing results to move one way or the other.

    Bernake is but one man amongst many.


    And, if you think Bernake is acting on his own without consultation you are in lala-land.
    All of these decisions amount to nothing when compared to the importance of the United States' monetary policy.
  7. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    30 Jul '09 02:40 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by voltaire
    All of these decisions amount to nothing when compared to the importance of the United States' monetary policy.
    Again, Bernake isn't making decisions on his own. US economic policy is determined by committee. Bernake is the figurehead...the mouthpiece if you will.

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  8. 30 Jul '09 03:06
    Originally posted by uzless
    Again, Bernake isn't making decisions on his own. US economic policy is determined by committee. Bernake is the figurehead...the mouthpiece if you will.

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    Even if that's true his previous statements would have reflected the opinions of the same committee, which the article proves wrong.
  9. 30 Jul '09 22:45
    Originally posted by joe beyser
    Both actually.
    No he said; "No, not Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke".
  10. 30 Jul '09 23:56
    Originally posted by daniel58
    No he said; "No, not Barack Obama, Ben Bernanke".
    Ben Bernanke being the person who's really pulling the strings.
  11. 31 Jul '09 01:18
    Originally posted by voltaire
    Ben Bernanke being the person who's really pulling the strings.
    Who is he anyways?
  12. 31 Jul '09 01:28
    Originally posted by daniel58
    Who is he anyways?
    chairman of the federal reserve
  13. 31 Jul '09 01:40
    I think the federal reserve has done pretty much what it can. Next step will be to increase the int rate the first sign that jobs are coming back...hopefully very soon.

    No matter your politics you really must want a recovery.
  14. 31 Jul '09 03:43
    Originally posted by badmoon
    I think the federal reserve has done pretty much what it can. Next step will be to increase the int rate the first sign that jobs are coming back...hopefully very soon.

    No matter your politics you really must want a recovery.
    It did what it could when it caused this crisis.