With the growing national outcry over the Federal Reserve’s so-called “quantitative easing” (QE) scheme to enrich Wall Street by conjuring trillions of dollars into existence to prop up mega-banks, at least one former high-ranking official at the U.S. central bank issued a heartfelt public apology. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Andrew Huszar, who managed the Fed’s $1.25 trillion mortgage-backed security buying spree until 2010, explained in detail how the deeply controversial plot served mostly to enrich big bankers and financiers — all at public expense.

WikiLeaks has published the chapter of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that covers intellectual property rights.

The New York Times and key senators have spoken out in favor of rapid approval of the still-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Just one in 10 American adults is opposed to auditing the shadowy Federal Reserve, with an overwhelming 74 percent supporting an audit of the controversial central bank, according to a new poll released by Rasmussen. While the banking cartel-run institution has hired lobbyists and unleashed various gimmicks to improve its image and protect its cloak of secrecy from Congress and the public, it appears increasingly clear that the people see through the charade. Now, the question is whether lawmakers will side with the establishment to protect the Fed, or with the American public and their demands for transparency.



If Atlanta's Mayor Kasim Reed had just followed the law and the court's ruling, his recent spat with street vendors would never have become national news.