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(@fahimbh)

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Transparency of Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve is exempt by 1978 Fed. Banking Agency Audit Act from many forms of auditing, esp. on transactions with foreign banks and on any decisions regarding monetary policy.

Can you please open the books of the Federal Reserve, especially on foreign transactions and monetary policy?

Or look into to House of Representatives bill "H.R. 1207" that directly calls for the repeal of those GAO restrictions.

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List of All Banks and Amounts Given by Federal Reserve Since September 2008

Bloomberg News and the New York Times have documented nearly $13 trillion dollars given or promised by the Federal Reserve and the government since the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in September 2008.

While this $13 trillion includes TARP money and some recovery money, there is much more in a variety of Federal Reserve programs where we don't know which banks and corporations have gotten money and how much.

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(@muddelheadednosuchperson)

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Who owns the Federal Reserve Banks ?

Who owns the Federal Reserve Banks?

The Federal Reserve Banks are a privately owned consortium controlled by the eight major stock-holding families: The Rothschilds of England and Germany, Moses Seif of Italy, Lazard Freres of France, the Warburgs of Germany, Kuhn-Loeb of Germany, Goldman-Sachs of the United States, Lehman Brothers of the United States, and the Rockefellers of the United States. Only three... more »

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