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God Bless Ron Paul and Those Who Follow Him, says Pat Buchanan

For Exposing Bernanke & Krugman as a Conspiracy of Counterfeiters

By Patrick J Buchanan

By November 1923, the German currency was worthless, hauled about in wheelbarrows to buy groceries. The middle class had been destroyed. German housewives were prostituting themselves to feed their families. That same month, Adolf Hitler attempted his Munich Beer Hall Putsch.

Today a coterie of economists is prodding Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to induce inflation into the American economy.

Fearing falling prices, professor Kenneth Rogoff, former chief economist for the International Monetary Fund, is pushing for an inflation rate of 5 to 6 percent while conceding that his proposal is rife with peril and "we could end up with 200 percent inflation."

Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize winner and columnist for The New York Times, is pushing Bernanke in the same direction.

Bernanke, writes Krugman, should take the advice he gave Japan in 2000, when he urged the Bank of Japan to stimulate the economy with "an announcement that the bank was seeking moderate inflation, 'setting a target in the 3-4 percent range for inflation, to be maintained for a number of years.'"

And who inspired Bernanke to urge Tokyo to inflate? Krugman modestly credits himself.

"Was Mr. Bernanke on the right track? I think so -- as well I should, since his paper was partly based on my own earlier work."

But Krugman is not optimistic about Bernanke's injecting the U.S. economy with a sufficient dose of inflation.


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He ruined it with a big lie

He ruined it with a big lie at the end.Rick Perry is only parroting Dr.Paul for political gain.

Buchanan is really good...see

Buchanan is really good...see all his stuff at buchanan.org...

Bernancke is a Loan Agent for the Federal Reserve.

Bernancke's job is to sell loans to the Federal government. Governments are the most profitable debtors, and the least prudent about their finances.

Bernancke's job is not our best interest.

Free includes debt-free!

Where does he say, "God Bless

Where does he say, "God Bless Ron Paul and those that follow him?"

Didn't see that anywhere...

It came from Submitted by

It came from
Submitted by bobbyw24 on Wed, 08/31/2011 - 10:36.

an email from Lew Rockwell

God Bless Ron Paul and Those Who Follow Him
For opposing the conspiracy of counterfeiters, says Pat Buchanan.

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I love him!

I love Pat Buchanan.

He is, and has consistently been for 4 years, my Number 1 choice of running mate for the Doctor.

I think Pat supports Dr Paul, but

his media contract probably prevents him from endorsement, and why he added Perry in the article. I also believe Pat separates from Paul on social issues being a devout Roman Catholic. Dr Paul made a huge mistake in the first debate, because he failed to sell his drug and prostitution position as jobs for state issues. We know what he means, but diehard Christians fail to relate, and have bought into the fraudulent 'drug war' premise, though it's been a complete failure. Dr Paul had better make a better pitch on those issues, and explain how these issues are to be handled at the state and local level, not the bureaucracy of the federal government. He needs to mention, that before we invaded Afghanistan, the Taliban virtually eliminated the heroin exports, but since the US invasion it exports 90%+ of the world's supply. This kills 2 birds with one stone, by results of failed foreign policy and drug war.

Totally agree with you, freedom express!

Dr. Paul definitely needs to spell OUT his position on these issues. I'm conservative and religious and totally support Dr. Paul. Unfortunately I have to KEEP explaining to friends and family that Dr. Paul isn't for "Gay Marriage" and would protect the boarders and not just FIRE all the military men and women in the Armed Forces. That we would be safer with our troops protecting US Borders and have them with their families, not being shot in Iraq etc. Dr. Paul needs to emphasize that he wants many of the Federal controls to go to the states. Let the states decide what is good- not the feds. It's very difficult to talk to religious friends that only think that he's anti-war and leans "liberal" on social issues. If they were SMART, state control is were you can have much more influence.

"Many of us agree that you and I have no right to use coercion against people who don't owe us anything. The same prohibition applies to groups of people who constitute the government. The reason is simple: unjust acts do not become just when legalized. "


Pat unfortunately has been reduced to playing a Republican on TV. In years past, this did not bleed into his articles, and Pat remained a vital voice in the Liberty movement. Now, though he gave a nod to Paul, giving Rick Perry any credit in the fight against the Fed just goes to prove how "produced" media has become and how even Pat can bow to the pleasure of the editors.
Shame on Pat, and shame on Cavuto for his forced, subtle swipe a Paul yesterday.

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.

"Bernanke has been intimidated

by Perry's populist threat in Iowa..."


Guess that OTHER TEXAN should have spoken up to Bernanke sooner...oh, wait, he did TO BERNANKE'S FACE during a multitude of finance hearings while doing the job he was elected to do!!!!

Perry is an opportunist - nothing more.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

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This article lists many different terms that can be used to

describe what Fed Res is doing.

* inducing inflation, which rewards debt and erodes savings
* debauching the currency
* systematic & secret theft of the savings of citizens
* official thievery
* legalized counterfeiting by unfettered power
* clandestine printing of money
* amorality of the unelected Fed Res

These are all familiar terms to us at DP, but Pat is bringing these to Main Stream, which is finally taking notice, partially because of R Perry's "Texas hyperbole". That IS a blessing of sort, imo.

I don't think Pat did Ron any favors...............

in his interpretation here. This is not the sort of support I would have expected from Pat. He used to be a big time Ron Paul champion, I don't here much of that from him anymore. I wonder why?

Liberty is not free, It must be earned!

Pat sold out years ago. The

Pat sold out years ago. The last vital Pat was back in the Buchanan/Press days, where him and Press got to agreeing to much.

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.

Why is Ben hesitant? Two words, says Krugman: "Rick Perry."

YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME! Rick Perry???? Pat, you have lost my respect.

I didn't see a God Bless in there.

buchanan the sellout

you are right twice where did the quote god bless ron paul and his followers come from?

and pat has lost the last shred of respect i had for him, he only included ron pauls name at the end to keep us from gathering up a lynch mob for him, otherwise the whole article was intended to pump up perry. very sad


It came from

an email from Lew Rockwell

God Bless Ron Paul and Those Who Follow Him
For opposing the conspiracy of counterfeiters, says Pat Buchanan.

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Krugman said "Rick Perry".

Not Pat.

You're right - Krugman said it.

But Pat said this: "Perry and Ron Paul deserve the nation's gratitude...." Does Perry deserve the nation's gratitude?

Hedging Bets?

It has been common for preachers to make themselves more influential by forming alliances with presidents.

To do that, you have to back the right horse.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

Not in my opinion.

But I think the Bilderbergers like him.

Yeah Big T!

That's my point. This whole article plays like a Bilderberger script. Paul Krugman pretends Ben Bernanke is scared of Rick Perry. Rick Perry pretends he would challenge the Federal Reserve/bankers, and Pat Buchanan pretends the nation owes a debt of gratitude to Rick Perry.

Political threats blocking best policies for recovery -Krugman

Investors around the world anxiously awaited Ben Bernanke's speech at the annual Fed gathering at Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Friday. They wanted to know whether Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, would unveil new policies that might lift the U.S. economy out of what is looking more and more like a quasi-permanent state of depressed demand and high unemployment.

But as I expected, Bernanke proposed nothing - that is, nothing likely to make any serious dent in unemployment or offer any serious boost to growth.

Why didn't I expect much from Bernanke? In two words: Rick Perry.

OK, I don't mean that Perry, the governor of Texas, is personally standing in the way of effective monetary policy. Not yet, anyway. Instead, I'm using Perry - who has famously threatened Bernanke with dire personal consequences if he pursues expansionary monetary policy before the 2012 election - as a symbol of the political intimidation that is killing our last remaining hope for economic recovery.


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Krugman is so special

Krugman is so special

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