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Ron Paul’s victory over Bernanke and the Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON, August 13, 2012 — Prior to the 2008 financial crises, opposition to Federal Reserve orthodoxy was unacceptable in U.S. politics. The treatment of Ron Paul during the Republican presidential debates of 2007 and 2008 is evidence of that. His opponents repeatedly mocked him when he attempted to warn the American people that the Fed’s reckless actions would bring about a terrible financial catastrophe.

In 2012, discussion about the Federal Reserve is very different. The Fed is a topic that is now openly and thoroughly debated, due in part to its abysmal response to the financial calamity unfolding. Thanks in large part to the efforts of Ron Paul and the grassroots movement he inspired, the public is now aware of and debating the central bank’s actions, while alos protesting Fed policies.

The financial catastrophe of 2008 has made the public increasingly mistrustful of the Fed and its covert activities. A poll conducted in 2010 showed that the majority of Americans believed that the Fed should be severely reigned in or abolished. In a separate survey conducted by Rasmussen in 2010, 80 percent of Americans believed that the Fed should be thoroughly audited. As a result of its own actions, the Fed is now hotly debated in print, television, and in our public square.


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"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)

leave it up to a Dr. to

leave it up to a Dr. to address the cause of the disease instead of the symptoms.

If Ron Paul accomplished

If Ron Paul accomplished nothing other than this then he has still succeeded and done a massive public service. All eyes will be on and be mistrustful of the Fed from now until it implodes, whenever that will be.

Wont be long now, our money

Wont be long now, our money system is still on track for a meltdown because mostly the same things are being done as they were when all this started.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.