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US Republican Senator Graham To Support Fed's Bernanke

US Republican Senator Graham To Support Fed's Bernanke

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will support Ben Bernanke for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve, the senator's spokeswoman Meghan Hughes said Monday.

The White House escalated efforts over the weekend to help win the 60 votes needed for Bernanke's confirmation, but opposition by some Democratic senators means the Fed chairman needs all the Republican support he can get.

As of 11 a.m. EST Monday, 35 senators were publicly committed to voting for Bernanke, with 17 opposed, according to a Dow Jones Newswires survey. Of the 35 in favor, 24 are Democrats or Independents and 11 are Republicans.

The Senate is expected to vote before Bernanke's four-year term expires Jan. 31.

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Anyone Against "Audit The Fed" Is The Enemy

this article from J.Speer-Williams about sums it up


Of course he is. He's gotta

Of course he is. He's gotta support daddy!


This is like arguing that Hitler should be replaced by a new NAZI party leader.

DON'T GET SIDETRACKED by wondering WHO should LEAD an IMMORAL organization, when the whole SYSTEM should be abolished.

It's meant to be a distraction and the FED COULD NOT CARE LESS who is the chairman because ultimately THEY will supply any potential new candidate ANYWAY.

Do you REALLY think Obama cares or even has clue about who should be FED chairman???


Or he'll end up like JFK.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Lindsay better cut it out...

or he won't just have the "powers that be" to fear. That's not a threat, that's simple truth.

But, I don't agree that it makes no difference who is Fed Chairman, no more than I agree that it makes no difference whether or not we audit the Fed. Defeating Bernanke would be a HUGE victory, and a "shot across the bow" at the Washington establishment. I'd love to see Paul Volcker back as Fed Chairman.

This can't be true!!! Graham acting like a neo-con?

What a shock! Never saw that coming.

Interesting article, reminds me of a story

There once was a politician who had public meetings sometimes. He was always wrong and damn proud of it. One day, a bunch of people brought empty little balloons and bottles of water to a meeting this politician was having. Nobody thought anything odd about people carrying a bottle of water and nobody even knew they had balloons at all. Well, when these folks got into the meeting and the poitician got to his antics, several people sat down and filled their balloons with their water. Then they stood up one by one and a bunch of others sat down and filled their balloons. Before anyone knew what what was going on, half the crowd was holding a loaded water balloon.
Suddenly, they launched their ballons at the politician and he was instantly soaked with water. And then 4 people in wheelchairs who were afforded a front row seat, jumped up, grabbed the pillows off their seats and dumped the feathers all over the politician.
Unfortunately, that was before cameras or video so there's no proof it ever happened. I'm not sure why Lindsey Graham reminded me of that.


a thought!

Freedom is NOT free!

Jeeeez- I cant take it anymore - venting man!!

What a sleeezy whore.

Is it me, or am I the only one who wants to physically hurl when I see or hear about these parasite whore congress degenerates in the media nowadays?

Actually I need apologize to all the whores, at least their profession is an honest one.

They are Angelic in comparison to the degenerate psychopathic scum running this country.

What? They all float to the top?

My humblest apologies to any and all prostitutes and whores!!

God blesses an honest profession.

Graham is physically nauseating to me, I have a date with the porcelain prince!! Oh Gawwwd!

Ron Paul has more integrity in his pinky fingernail than most of the whole sickening lot of traitors in con-gress.

God save me from my red hot rage at this moment!!

forgive me in advance to any daily paul family that this may offend, i just have to tell someone that just might give a shit!! I cant take it anymore!


Another, in a long line of many

nails in the coffin Lindsey, you effeminate ninny!

Please, People of South Carolina (Go Cocks!), vote this prick out of office and give him a prison term. He could use some time to ... think.

not surprised at all, just

not surprised at all, just another reason why he will be voted out

SteveMT's picture

Graham's vote should be only counted as: one-half.

This guy has already shown that he functions with only half-a-brain anyway.


meekandmild's picture

Is Graham retiring or are we kicking him out too?

at his next election.