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George W. Bush Institute on "Growth and Immigration" (Matthew Denhart) - 12/05/12

... George W. Bush Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (see that link and immigration banks). A handout at the event was "Growth and Immigration: A Handbook of Vital Immigration and Economic Growth Statistics", authored by Matthew Denhart of the Institute (PDF: peekURL.com/zfLDqGr ). Let's take a quick look at that. The handbook admits that "this book for the most part does not...

Sarah Jane Glynn of CAP hypes amnesty using studies from Cato, Bush, and the Fed - 07/09/12

... to the Koch family), and the Federal Reserve. The events are unrelated, but they illustrate yet again that when it comes to immigration there isn't much difference between the left and right elites (and their helpers like Glynn). Both also illustrate that you can't trust CAP to get things right. Glynn's "Top 5 Economic Benefits from the President's Immigration Announcement / Little to Fear, Much...

Cato immigration conference April 26, 2012: let's discredit them (CFR, Lofgren, Jacoby, Federal Reserve, NIF, NFAP) - 03/22/12

... Immigration Works USA * Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas * Ted Alden, Council on Foreign Relations * Ali Noorani, National Immigration Forum * Stuart Anderson, National Foundation for American Policy * Bryan Caplan, George Mason University * Ilya Shapiro, Sallie James, Dan Ikenson, and Jim Harper of Cato * Alex Nowrasteh, Competitive Enterprise Institute * Barry Chiswick, George...

Hidden irony: Occupy L.A., Antonio Villaraigosa, and the Federal Reserve mural - 12/02/11

... octopus, with a crown of the Federal Reserve building, its tentacles clutching a circular ball with a home inside of it. You might think (especially given his radical history) that L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa would be, say, the leftwing equivalent of Ron Paul when it comes to ending or at least keeping the Federal Reserve in check. You might think he's the Ralph Nader's Noam Chomsky when it...

Herman Cain scandal revealed: corruption and incompetence (Politico, Tea Parties) - 11/01/11

... are his involvement with the Federal Reserve (chairman of the Kansas City board) and with the National Restaurant Association (CEO from 1996 to 1999). Both organizations are currently strong supporters of illegal immigration. I wasn't covering the NRA at the time, but it's doubtful that their support for illegal immigration is just a recent phenomenon. Needless to say, the media isn't going to...

SF Federal Reserve promotes massive immigration, including illegal (Giovanni Peri) - 08/30/10

The San Francisco branch of the Federal Reserve offers "The Effect of Immigrants on U.S. Employment and Productivity" by visiting scholar Giovanni Peri of UC Davis (Wall Street Journal article here, the brief study at [1]). According to Peri, we're all rich beyond our wildest dreams due to massive immigration: "There is no evidence that immigrants crowd out U.S.-born workers in either the short...

Ron Paul was right: Federal Reserve had involvement in Watergate, money sent to Saddam Hussein (Ben Bernanke) - 02/25/10

... Paul quizzed Ben Bernanke of the Federal Reserve about that group's involvement in relation to Watergate and to the funding of Saddam Hussein of Iraq (video: peekURL.com/vqxfnme ). Bernanke called that questioning "absolutely bizarre", and several sources (some listed below) joined in. As it turns out, the Fed in fact did have some sort of involvement with both Watergate and with money that was...

Federal Reserve to unemployed millions: massive immigration is great for you (Tobias Madden) - 09/22/09

... a Regional Economist for the Federal Reserve in Minneapolis - offers an "Economic Myth Busters" sales job asking, 'should policymakers curb immigration to “protect American jobs”?' (minneapolisfed.org/publications_papers/pub_display.cfm?id=4277) In a nutshell, no. This myth stems from the idea that the number of jobs in America is fixed, and every job taken by an immigrant reduces the total...

"Bank on Los Angeles": city helps corrupt banks profit from illegal activity - 03/25/09

The City of Los Angeles recently announced a new public-private partnership called "Bank on Los Angeles" (bankonla.com) that's designed to help 10,000 low-income residents who don't have bank accounts ("the unbanked") open up accounts. It's also open to illegal aliens [1], and that means that Los Angeles City will be encouraging corruption by helping major banks profit from money that was earned...

AIG bonuses: just a cover for tens of billions to their counterparties? - 03/17/09

That's what disgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer thinks (link):

Felipe Calderon Feb. 2008 U.S. visit: Eliot Spitzer, Blagojevich, Schwarzenegger, Villaraigosa, Fabian Nunez - 02/09/08

... the President of the New York Federal Reserve Bank. In Chicago he met with mayor Richard M. Daley and with Blago. He even met with Jesse Jackson. All that and much, much more here.

San Francisco approves ID card; corruption in plain sight; Tom Ammiano? - 11/14/07

... is a city partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank. Although criteria for opening bank accounts are set in part through the USA Patriot Act, "to our knowledge that law is not a bar to a municipal ID," said David Augustine, spokesman for the city treasurer's office, which oversees the program. At least the first two banks listed as well as the Federal Reserve have in the past taken steps to...

Nina Bernstein/NYT: Immigration enforcement equals fear - 12/24/06

... grower and a director of the Federal Reserve Bank's Buffalo branch Looking into the political corruption side of this issue is left as an exercise for a real news source. Please write public *at* nytimes.com with your thoughts.

Federal Reserve is completely corrupt (Directo a Mexico) - 12/06/06

The U.S. Federal Reserve is encouraging and profiting from illegal immigration by tapping into the remittances market (money sent from workers in the U.S. back to their home countries). A significant portion of the money sent to Mexico was earned by illegal aliens who were involved with the illegal activity associated with illegal immigration: illegally entering the U.S., document fraud, ID theft...

"Banks aim to help immigrants send money home" - 01/27/06

... account at low cost through the Federal Reserve's Automated Clearing House's international wire-transfer service, Directo a Mexico. Most banks offering this service charge the sender between $2.50 and $3 per transaction, according to the GAO. The recipient Mexican bank receives a share of 67 cents, and is not permitted to charge the recipient any other fees. Both programs are geared toward...