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Geithner and Bernanke: Where in the Constitution is this Power?

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posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 07:32 PM
This is Geithner stumble all over this question. Bernanke doesn't seem to agree with transparency.

Bachmann: What provision in the Constitution could you point to, to give authority for the actions that have been taken by Treasury since March of 08?

Geithner: Oh, uh, the Congress legislated in the emergency economic stabilization act a range of very important new authorities..

Bachmann: Sir, in the Constitution. What in the Constitution could you point to, to give authority to the treasury for the extraordinary actions that have been taken.

Geithner: Every action that the treasury and the fed and the FDIC is....been using authority granted by this the Congress.

Bachmann: And in the Constitution, what could you point to?

Geithner: Under the laws of the land, of course.

I thought this was a good vid..have a look.

[edit on 26-3-2009 by David9176]

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 08:08 PM
hey david
great posts as always

The thing that gets me about this lot is the totaly blindness they show.. The people "or some" know that the fed is a "group" of banks.. he is the CFO of the fed he takes orders form the fed and then says to mr giethner (sp) here is the deal..

If you understand the new plan, its clear the fed is now lending direct to the people of the united states, They have been screwed by the CDS market and are mad mad mad, but as all good bankers they see this as a good way to make profit "not like that means jack to them" so the real reason is let it go bust buy up the "so called toxic assests" when infact they are not toxic what so ever, they are fine as assests are based on real things "oil gold ect ect" but they want us lot to think there is some crisis when infact there aint!!

mr beeerrnanki and co are just there to "sell" or make out they have a clue what they are doing.. and dont get me started on transpanrancy when infact thats the biggest joke of them all.. if that was the case then why have the markets turned into a desert? hmm

just watch his eyes..

men have no morals only ones they chose to fit there needs.. as it shows in his beedy little eyeballs..

One thing stuck me the otherday on cspan, a guy said to obama thank god for you mr president.. and i can honestly say i seen your president GULP

how very very horrible.. we are being # over in our faces and we sit back and do NOTHING

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 08:10 PM
reply to post by symmetricAvenger

Did you notice how defensive Bernanke was when asked about transparency?

These 2 guys are the real criminals...everyone needs to get off the AIG kick and look at these guys...along with Paulson and Greenspan.

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 08:24 PM
Totaly agree, we gotta understand AIG are only little people, i mean they use the money the fed prints!!!!!

we know that old age saying david,, follow the money.. well guess who prints it

THE FED, and thats were this buck stops!! right at there doorstep!! the biggest criminals ARE the fed and there little minions!!! ie them to smucks in the vid.

dont worry david my friend the more they push the harder there going to get there clock cleaned by people like me and you.

and they can take that to the BANK.. because its coming.

i for one am SICK of this game

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 08:29 PM
I just figured this out today. There are still a few of us that look for the status quo that the constitution promises. These people are the revolutionaries,they are the ones trying to change drastically our way of life. So we are in essence the anti-revolutionaries.

These criminals are trying the greatest power grab of all time.They are seeking sweeping power over even private sector investment.

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 08:43 PM
spot on mate., corpirate take over of the world..

they r going to make us all slaves if we let em.. its bad now but they want total controll over our lifes

george orwell wasnt even close .. this lot are ruthless!!!

reminds me of logans run, soon we will be eating dead people and .. omg i cant bare it

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 10:48 PM
This sure looks like the Corporate takeover...... of the BIGGEST kind.

they guys have gotten to such a point where its not even a concern anymore weather you believe them or not, its happening and there is little to nothing you can do to stop it, people will take whatever you give errr let them have.

no money no food, just like getting a job either you submit to our company rules (background checks, drug screening, credit checks and on and on) or move along.

civil rights are being taken daily at an alarming pace or maybe it just seems that way because we are running out of "rights" to take??

[edit on 26-3-2009 by svpwizard]

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 11:05 PM
inside i cry

why is this way

i dont understand why we are the way we are i get upset and angry that my fellow man/women can do this..we are ment to be the apex of mother natures creations or gods "take your pick" but why why do we need to enslave each other for what?

: for you have my kingdom and you shall be my voice, only then will you understand you true place in the garden from that you have came brother and son.

my brothers my sisters we are forsaken by our own blindness

im not into god but # me this is biblical !!! a biblal armagedon in the making

posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 11:10 PM
think "THEY" care, where in the constitution is there room for a Kenyan to be president..........dam#### dontcha know, there is NO C. left, they do as they please........wake up, prepare, plant a garden

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 01:17 AM
I wish the fact that the powers geithner seeks aren't granted to him by the Constitution mattered. They will find some way to circumvent the Constitution and install their socialist laws. If the current "emergency" isn't enough to allow them to scare people into allowing them to take on these powers, they will just invent another one.


posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 08:04 AM
Damn that Pesky Constitution!

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