Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Case Against Ben Bernanke

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Benjamin Bernanke, gave a speech at the annual conference of central bankers in Wyoming to make two seminal points: that the Fed has done all it could and … Continue reading

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A Short Note On The Forecast For The US Economy

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has released its 2011 Second Estimate of US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Quarter 2. The news release shows a downward revision from 1.3 per cent in the … Continue reading

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Why Me?

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa

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The Political Odd Couple: Benjamin Shalom (Obama) and Barack Hussein Obama

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “Discounts for Individuals, Partnerships, and Corporations [sic] In unusual and exigent circumstances, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, by the affirmative vote of not less than five members, may authorize any … Continue reading

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India: Emerging Power

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Mediangels.com is a e-health company specializing in providing second opinions over the internet in the laissez-faire Indian market for health care of about 1.2 billion people. India, similar to China, has no social safety … Continue reading

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What is Happiness?

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Happiness is a question that is as old as civilization. It has been conceived in various ways, the most well known being that of Aristotle as the central question of politics and thereby the … Continue reading

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Declaration of (In)Dependence

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are [sic] created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are life, Liberty, and the pursuit … Continue reading

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