where she writes columns and satire pieces on topics addressing government overreach and cultural over-sensitivity—often using humor, sarcasm and satire.Timpf's writing has been cited by numerous news organizations.CNN: "The Federal Reserve Announced Plans To Unleash More Stimulus." A September 13 CNNMoney article reported that the Fed announced a new stimulus effort aimed at boosting employment and economic growth: The Federal Reserve announced plans to unleash more stimulus Thursday, in its third attempt at a controversial program to rev up the U. The end date remains up in the air, as the Fed will re-evaluate the strength of the economy in coming months.[CNNMoney, 9/13/12] Rush Limbaugh: Fed Stimulus "Is Not Designed To Revive The Economy; This Is Designed To Revive Obama's Election Chances." Rush Limbaugh claimed on his radio show that the Fed's stimulus "will create the illusion that things are working with, what, 55 days before the election.That's all this is." He added: "This is not designed to revive the economy; this is designed to revive Obama's election chances.That's all this is." Limbaugh also claimed that the Fed will continue to "purchase these assets until the outlook for Obama's job improves is what they really mean.
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The lawsuit, which was prepared in part by the American Civil Liberties Union, represents the most direct legal challenge yet to the Obama administration's decision to kill U. citizens in counter-terrorism operations without open due process measures or scrutiny from courts. Nancy Pelosi was emphatic: Mitt Romney's refusal to release more than two years of his personal tax returns, she said, makes him unfit to win confirmation as a member of the president's Cabinet, let alone to hold the high office himself. Harry Reid went further: Romney's refusal to make public more of his makes him unfit to be a dogcatcher.
They do not, however, think that standard of transparency should apply to them.
Right-wing media figures are claiming that the Federal Reserve is trying to boost President Obama's reelection chances by taking new measures -- commonly referred to as quantitative easing -- to stimulate the economy and boost employment.
In fact, the Fed regularly acts in the months before a presidential election, and economists have argued that current economic conditions warrant additional stimulus. The policy, known as quantitative easing and often abbreviated as QE3, entails buying billion in mortgage-backed securities each month.