Paul Krugman: The Fed is not a rogue trader and historical norms for interest rates aren't relevant in a persistently depressed, deleveraging economy. But traders continue to lash out and claim, "It's all fake!"
The citizens' ballot initiative or referendum, created in the first Gilded Age to counter plutocratic governance, is overmatched in new Gilded Age.
Part One: Mitt Romney
Part Two: Newt Gingrich
Part Three: Ron Paul
Part Four: Rick Santorum
Part Five: Barack Obama
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