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US Treasury Takes On Powers Stalin Only Dreamed Of

by | 23rd, September 2008

bush stalin 150x150 US Treasury Takes On Powers Stalin Only Dreamed OfIT has finally dawned on less august media that the proposed legislation I described some days ago as -

‘the US Treasury acquiring the sort of untrammeled power that Stalin dreamed of’

- would, indeed, give the US Treasury the sort of untrammeled power that Stalin dreamed of.

Well, at least the New York Times has, noting that the Treasury Secretary -

‘will be vested with perhaps the most incredible powers ever bestowed on one person over the economic and financial life of the nation. It is the financial equivalent of the Patriot Act’

Perhaps Anorak readers could comment on whether this is a ‘Good Thing’?- Stevie…



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