A Tea Party Bright Side: Making the Fed Sweat

It’s great that the Tea Party is making the Federal Reserve sweat….

The New York Times has a piece detailing how, thanks to Tea Party activists, one “likely outcome” of the November elections “is greater scrutiny of the Fed, even though the Wall Street regulatory overhaul that Mr. Obama signed in July already calls for a one-time audit of the Fed


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4 Responses to A Tea Party Bright Side: Making the Fed Sweat

  1. The Infamous Oregon Lawhobbit October 11, 2010 at 9:45 am #

    Based on historical experience, I’d say an even more likely outcome is an outbreak of aviational swine.

    Although maybe by “greater scrutiny” they mean every member of Congress having to drive past the building and squint once a month…

  2. Jim October 11, 2010 at 3:59 pm #

    That’s a great definition of “greater scrutiny”…

  3. Jim from Anaheim October 11, 2010 at 5:26 pm #

    Contrast this with The Rolling Stone’s blog at http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/matt-taibbi/blogs/TaibbiData_May2010/217520/83512 where they wonder where the Tea Party is on this issue. If it didn’t require registering there, I’d comment “where the hell have you guys been?”

  4. Richard A. October 13, 2010 at 3:01 pm #

    It was the Fed that caused this recession. One of the best blogs to understand what happened is —