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Downgrade Nation: Seeing Through The Charade Of Presidential Politics

robinsky2 Wrote: Sep 16, 2012 6:37 PM
Bernanke should be ashamed for what he just did. Printing more funny money to help B Haussein Obama get re-elected is outrageous and dangerous!
The U.S. Federal Reserve initiated more economic stimulus. And the very next day the U.S. Government received another debt downgrade.

Did one lead to the other- or is there more to the story?

Amid last week’s headlines of Islamic terrorist attacks and domestic bomb threats, the news about another U.S. debt downgrade may have seemed anticlimactic. Yet this additional downgrade for the U.S. has been a long time in the making, has long-term ramifications, and was not triggered by the Federal Reserve alone.

After months of speculation, pressure, and mostly bad economic data, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben...

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