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Ben Bernanke: Milton Friedman would have supported what I’m doing, ya know


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Wall Street Journal: The magnitude of the mess we’re in

"The next Treasury secretary will confront problems so daunting that even Alexander Hamilton would have trouble preserving the full faith and credit of the United States."

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Governor Palin: QE3 is Upon Us

"This temporary, artificial economic “stimulus” bought at the expense of high inflation is no substitute for a stable currency and genuine long-term economic recovery."

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Governor Palin’s Inflation Warning in 2010 Looks Increasingly Prophetic

The return of the misery index.

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New York Sun: Sarah Palin for the Fed?; UPDATED

The big question as Chairman Bernanke gets set for his first quarterly press conference is how Sarah Palin was able to figure out sooner than everyone else that the Federal Reserve’s campaign of quantitative easing wouldn’t work.

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Washington Post Acknowledges the Obvious: Inflation is Back, and it’s Getting Worse

Governor Palin and others have been sounding the alarm on Obama’s Jimmy Carteresque policies since his inauguration.  It’s amazing how long it takes for the mainstream media to catch on to reality, but it’s nice to see at least the Post eventually has.

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More Confirmation Governor Palin is Correct on Inflation

Inflation, as Milton Friedman noted, is nothing more than a tax governments impose on their citizens to pay for bad economic policy.

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Governor Palin Correct All Along, Food and Energy Prices Continue to Rise

In a speech in Phoenix in early November, Governor Palin warned that inflationary pressures were on the rise, particularly in the food and energy sectors.

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More Evidence Governor Palin Is Correct About Rising Food Prices; UPDATED: Others Following Governor Palin’s Lead on QE2

In a speech on Monday in Arizona, Governor Palin correctly noted that food prices were rising, and that QE2 would lead to even more inflationary pressure on food, oil, and other commodities. This prompted Sudeep Reddy, a Wall Street Journal reporter to question Governor Palin’s asserting that food prices were rising. Governor Palin then put […]

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QE2: That 70s Show Redux?; UPDATED: The Late Milton Friedman Explains How Bad Monetary Policy Causes Inflation

Refugees from the 1970s doubtlessly recall the daily parade of bad economic news to which they were treated each evening by the Big Three television networks (back then, due to a lack of competition, they actually had viewers). This period of time was characterized by a stagnant economy, high unemployment and interest rates, double digit […]

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National Review: Palin to Bernanke: ‘Cease and Desist’

As Ian pointed out in the Open Thread, Gover Palin will be speaking at the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association Annual National Convention and Trade Show in Phoenix. National Review obtained some of her remarks, they report: As President Obama prepares for the G20 summit in South Korea this week, Sarah Palin is challenging […]

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