Excellent article, very much sums up the problem with the Federal Reserve:
Most of you Yanks would be better discussing this than gay marriage, Obama's birth certificate and election prospects of Sarah Palin.
Especially considering that only a few courageous individuals from both sides of the political spectrum are speaking out about this.
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But we like our distractions to be vapid and shiny. That way we don't have to think too hard to feel smart.