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Federal Reserve Audit Bill Passes In House

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Ron Paul's bill to audit the Fed has passed in the House, 327 to 98.

There will now be a fierce battle in the Senate.

See this for background on why an audit is essential.


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Wed, 07/25/2012 - 16:00 | Link to Comment Benjamin Glutton
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The Senate will pass this Bill,imo.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:04 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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And place all USD in repo? LOL! Senate is already threatened not to pass this and you know it.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 16:00 | Link to Comment resaci
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end the FED

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:48 | Link to Comment dannynewmexico
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and will fail in the senate......

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:39 | Link to Comment jonan
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one can only hope....

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:36 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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Then dies in the Senate... Next? Lobby to have the 9/11 files released?

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:27 | Link to Comment ilovefreedom
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Don't worry, the Senate will probably reject it.

This one is too big with too much money behind it to be left to simple votes determine its outcome.

House has too many people to buy off and too much exposure to the general population on current event negative Fed PR. The Senate on the other hand, they need significantly fewer shills.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:17 | Link to Comment Ned Zeppelin
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I for one will email my senators and let them know that if they want my vote next time, they will vote "yes" on the Audit the Fed bill.  This will, of course, be ignored, but I will feel better about it. 

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:25 | Link to Comment Widowmaker
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Dear Congress,


Parking lot stripes - Check.

Threshold - Check.

Soda machines - Check.

Paper in the press - Check.

Empty suits - Check.

Avoiding the conversation of what America really does with its money - Check.



Hon. John Corzine - External Auditor

Didwee Cheetum and Howe Inc.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:13 | Link to Comment NoTTD
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Audit Bitchez!

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:09 | Link to Comment madcows
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<== Dog and Pony Show to get re-elected or;

<== real attempt to regain control of the country's economy.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 15:05 | Link to Comment Precious
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One inept part of government investigating yet another part.  That ought to be effective.

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