listening to "Depeche Mode - Route 66" →
@DjblueClariz “if you ever plan to travel West ♥ Travel my way, take the highway that’s the best”
The Original Mandate of the Federal Reserve →
The first post, see the link above, is about the role intended by the President, Congress and everyone else for the Federal Reserve Bank when it was brought into existence in the early 20th century. After a look-see, you might want to follow that with a glance at this link, describing how a chastened, post-GAO audited, Dodd-Frank reformed Fed could become all it was originally intended to be: ...
A good Tumbeast should NEVER go to waste!– Get yours now, zipped and ready for download, to use however you want, courtesy of the Oatmeal and the sharp eyes of @eedeebee. This is the web right now - The Oatmeal
listening to "The Chemical Brothers - Believe" →
@Luiiiisss new Chem Bros for me. Thanks!
acherontia-atropos-deactivated2 asked: Tell me ten random facts!
We were launching hypersonic bricks at Mach 5
Press repeats journal hype over acupuncture →
The new look British Journal of General Practice used big cover-page text last month to announce findings from a recent study. “ACUPUNCTURE effective in a randomised trial for patients with unexplained symptoms,” it shouted in bright yellow, exciting a febrile press… Although the article was written by a sensible and competent young woman who is a Family Practice physician in Glasgow, I...
listening to "Utah Saints - Something Good ( 1992... →
@Ineluctable Something Good 1992. Actually, it is better, almost best. Thank you. UTAH SAINTS!!!!
Margin trading must be defended not on the grounds that it efficiently and...– The Great Crash by John Kenneth Galbraith via talli tumblr.
via sheeper: Georg Druschetzky: Oboe Quartet in...
He’s worked as a garbage man, lawyer and bartender, but little is known...– Meet Mark Wetjen - The Barrel Mark Wetjen has had relevant experience as an attorney prior to his tenure working for Senator Reid. The Senator’s choice of words is a bit unfortunate, as Wetjen does have many qualifications, yet no history of questionable behavior or wrong doing in his past,...
GAO Audit Reveals Fed Played Fast and Loose With... →
The Federal Reserve Bank is accountable to Congress. The Federal Reserve Bank is audited, by the GAO in particular, see link above. (What was Ron Paul thinking? He was basing a campaign around calling for an audit of the Fed. It had been in progress for awhile). Anyway, there seem to be some irregularities about the Federal Reserve Banks’s invocation of rule 13(3), regarding loans made in...