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A Fork in the Road, Part II

moulinroe Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:54 PM
The role of the Federal Reserve Bank is to keep inflation and unemployment low. The responses of the Hoover administration and the Republican controlled Fed after the 1929 Wall Street crash led to the Great Depression. Their combined response led to deflation and magnified a recession into the Great Depression. US President Herbert Hoover, who took office in March 1929 six months before the Wall Street crash made bold statements in his inaugural address and gave a hint of his views on excessive speculation. He spoke of the world having 'reached a higher degree of comfort and security than ever existed before in the history of the world. However, the strong man must at all times be alert to the attack of insidious disease.

Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on where things stand following the 2012 election cycle. Part two will focus on where we stand spiritually. Part one is about where we stand politically.

The writer of the Book of Hebrews in the New Testament gives a very difficult but encouraging truth: “The LORD chastens those whom He loves.”

No one wants to be chastened. It is not fun to be disciplined. Yet when God allows such accountability and suffering to take place, this truth teaches us it is because He loves us enough to correct...