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Saturday's Letters to the Editor

<b>Deep freeze</b>

EDITOR: I'm kind of wondering if maybe one of these hippie, environmentalist, progressive, self-appointed climate change experts would contact me and let me know when exactly global warming is supposed to start because I'm getting weary of freezing to death day after day after day.

DAVID ANDERSON

Ukiah

<b>Fed secrecy</b>

EDITOR: The real challenge to the Federal Reserve is not in Janet Yellen's duties as chairwoman but rather in increasing the transparency of this secretive institution ("Yellen is right fit for next Fed challenge," Editorial, Wednesday).

An article on her confirmation mentioned her opposition to legislation seeking an audit of the private bank, which holds much of the global economy hostage through endless money printing.

Should we not be troubled by the fact that the post Yellen occupies is unelected? What does this say about the Fed's undemocratic nature? Given that the economy is arguably worse off than before the implosion in 2008, challenges to the Fed's independence are exactly what is necessary to make the central bank more accountable to Congress and the people.

While a low profile is what the Fed hopes to maintain while it continues to commit acts of financial terrorism, enacting the opposite of economic growth, the shroud has been lifted, and it is obvious that central banking policies are the primary cause of economic collapse. Ben Bernanke and Yellen are merely co-conspirators making Bernie Madoff look small time.

MIGUEL MOLINA


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