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Rick Perry vows to oust Fed chair Ben Bernanke

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry rejoined his attack on the Federal Reserve Thursday, saying he would not reappoint chairman Ben Bernanke if elected to the Oval Office. Perry, the current governor of Texas, launched a scathing attack on the former Princeton economics professor, accusing him of boosting the…

Krugman: 9/11 made Bush, Giuliani become ‘fake heroes’

This story may not be going away for a long while. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman lashed out at the commemoration of the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, labeling George W. Bush and Rudy Giuliani as “fake heroes.” On his “Conscience of a Liberal” blog Sunday morning, the…