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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Clown View Post
    The Fed doesn't really operate in secret. You can get the data. It reports its obligations, assets, and operating profits each and every year. Its profits, which the Fed earns solely from the banks, are then turned over the Treasury to help fund the federal government.

    And no matter how public the company, nobody will every fully understand the minutia of a corporation. The same for the Fed. The Fed chair doesn't know what Barney Smith in KC does at his desk all day.
    Until an outside, independent auditor certifies the books of any public company, the reports on operations should be viewed with skepticism.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Until an outside, independent auditor certifies the books of any public company, the reports on operations should be viewed with skepticism.
    Don't think it matters to them. They'll believe what they want to believe, and no one can convince them otherwise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    I never thought I would say this, but you are right.
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    And yet, even if Flaggy is complete tinfoil hat, every day it looks closer and closer to the truth.
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    So flaggy: you win.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Until an outside, independent auditor certifies the books of any public company, the reports on operations should be viewed with skepticism.
    I agree. Make political campaign financing fully transparent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    Each politician should wear a European style jersey that has the names of every company/person that owns him/her.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Each politician should wear a European style jersey that has the names of every company/person that owns him/her.
    Is there enough room on the shirt?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlagDUDE08 View Post
    Is there enough room on the shirt?
    Let's see. We have the primary owner who gets the center chest. The top left is a logo of the district or state. Everyone else over 10% gets a secondary placement.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by joecct View Post
    Each politician should wear a European style jersey that has the names of every company/person that owns him/her.
    This is a fantastic idea. But not companies, just people and their address. I want to know who your actual puppetmaster is. The company is just another level of obfuscation.
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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    This is a fantastic idea. But not companies, just people and their address. I want to know who your actual puppetmaster is. The company is just another level of obfuscation.
    You'd get a better message with the other. Plus, I'm sure they all have "fall guys".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    And yet, even if Flaggy is complete tinfoil hat, every day it looks closer and closer to the truth.
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    So flaggy: you win.

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    Re: Business, Economics & Tax Policy 5.0: Can a blind nut find a squirrel?

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