Tag Archives: Ben Bernanke

Financial Common Sense – Part 2

   Americans might assume that the Fed learned some valuable lessons from the dot-com crash of 2000-2001.  Unfortunately instead of addressing the growing problems in the U.S. economy after the dot-com crash, the Fed chose to repeat the same failed … Continue reading

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The End Of Free Market Capitalism

   In the second decade of the 21st. Century, the U.S. has destroyed free market capitalism using a dual approach.  The first thrust of the anti-capitalist agenda involved the irresponsible and often illegal actions by the U.S. Government and various … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff

   In February, 2012, Ben Bernanke became the first person to use the term ” Fiscal Cliff .”   As chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke was speaking to the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading

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The Experts on Economics Speak

   Sanityandsense.com is an informational website with a large portion of our articles designed to help individuals understand complex economic issues.  Sanityandsense.com’s mission is to present complex topics in an understandable manner.  In this article, our site quotes famous and … Continue reading

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Destruction of the Working-Middle Class in America and the Creation of the New Welfare Billionaires

   It is almost beyond comprehension for the average American to understand that the U.S. Congress, the special interest lobbyists, and Presidents Bush and Obama have now created a weapon to destroy the working-middle income American.  This weapon is the … Continue reading

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Educational Changes

   Great changes are now taking place in public education in the United States.  It is important to understand what has motivated these changes.  But more importantly, it is important to understand what has NOT motivated these changes.     *** … Continue reading

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A Government of Fools and Liars

   Less than 72 hours ago, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Ben Bernanke, stated that since the American dollar was decreasing in value, then the Egyptian pound had to be increasing in value.  The facts in the real … Continue reading

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