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    Thumbs down Senate confirms Janet Yellen to Treasury Secretary position

    Here are the votes:

    https://www.senate.gov/legislative/L...n=1&vote=00006




    YEAs ---84
    Baldwin (D-WI)
    Bennet (D-CO)
    Blumenthal (D-CT)
    Blunt (R-MO)
    Booker (D-NJ)
    Braun (R-IN)
    Brown (D-OH)
    Burr (R-NC)
    Cantwell (D-WA)
    Capito (R-WV)
    Cardin (D-MD)
    Carper (D-DE)
    Casey (D-PA)
    Cassidy (R-LA)
    Collins (R-ME)
    Coons (D-DE)
    Cornyn (R-TX)
    Cortez Masto (D-NV)
    Crapo (R-ID)
    Daines (R-MT)
    Duckworth (D-IL)
    Durbin (D-IL)
    Ernst (R-IA)
    Feinstein (D-CA)
    Fischer (R-NE)
    Gillibrand (D-NY)
    Graham (R-SC)
    Grassley (R-IA)
    Hagerty (R-TN)
    Hassan (D-NH)
    Heinrich (D-NM)
    Hickenlooper (D-CO)
    Hirono (D-HI)
    Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
    Inhofe (R-OK)
    Johnson (R-WI)
    Kaine (D-VA)
    Kelly (D-AZ)
    Kennedy (R-LA)
    King (I-ME)
    Klobuchar (D-MN)
    Lankford (R-OK)
    Leahy (D-VT)
    Lujan (D-NM)
    Lummis (R-WY)
    Manchin (D-WV)
    Markey (D-MA)
    Marshall (R-KS)
    McConnell (R-KY)
    Menendez (D-NJ)
    Merkley (D-OR)
    Moran (R-KS)
    Murkowski (R-AK)
    Murphy (D-CT)
    Murray (D-WA)
    Ossoff (D-GA)
    Padilla (D-CA)
    Peters (D-MI)
    Portman (R-OH)
    Reed (D-RI)
    Romney (R-UT)
    Rosen (D-NV)
    Rounds (R-SD)
    Sanders (I-VT)
    Sasse (R-NE)
    Schatz (D-HI)
    Schumer (D-NY)
    Scott (R-SC)
    Shaheen (D-NH)
    Sinema (D-AZ)
    Smith (D-MN)
    Stabenow (D-MI)
    Tester (D-MT)
    Thune (R-SD)
    Tillis (R-NC)
    Toomey (R-PA)
    Van Hollen (D-MD)
    Warner (D-VA)
    Warnock (D-GA)
    Warren (D-MA)
    Whitehouse (D-RI)
    Wicker (R-MS)
    Wyden (D-OR)
    Young (R-IN)

    NAYs ---15
    Barrasso (R-WY)
    Blackburn (R-TN)
    Boozman (R-AR)
    Cotton (R-AR)
    Cramer (R-ND)
    Cruz (R-TX)
    Hawley (R-MO)
    Hoeven (R-ND)
    Lee (R-UT)
    Paul (R-KY)
    Risch (R-ID)
    Scott (R-FL)
    Shelby (R-AL)
    Sullivan (R-AK)
    Tuberville (R-AL)

    Not Voting - 1
    Rubio (R-FL)
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    To sum up the major points she spoke about from an article I read.

    Go big on stimulus.

    Corporate tax increases "fair share"

    Implement a Ultra-long 50 year treasury bond.


  4. #3
    Quote Originally Posted by Pauls' Revere View Post
    Implement a Ultra-long 50 year treasury bond.
    Do you hear that noise? That's the sound of a can being kicked down the road.

    Anyone care to bet that the pavement won't run out before those T-bills mature ... ?


    Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850)

    • "When law and morality are in contradiction to each other, the citizen finds himself in the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense, or of losing his respect for the law." - The Law (p. 54)
    • "Government is that great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else." - Government (p. 99)
    • "[W]ar is always begun in the interest of the few, and at the expense of the many."
      - Economic Sophisms - Second Series (p. 312)
    • "There are two principles that can never be reconciled - Liberty and Constraint."
      - Harmonies of Political Economy - Book One (p. 447)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Occam's Banana View Post
    Do you hear that noise? That's the sound of a can being kicked down the road.

    Anyone care to bet that the pavement won't run out before those T-bills mature ... ?
    Yeah, and guess what that yield would be?



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