On 21 Jan 2009, we said that Obama was a fraud and beholden to the bankers.

Now, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz agrees. If you judge politicians on their actions instead of their words, you won't need a Nobel prize to figure them out. If you guys are still hanging on to cash instead of gold or silver, don't complain about losing your money soon.

Stiglitz Says Ties to Wall Street Doom Bank Rescue

By Michael McKee and Matthew Benjamin

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- The Obama administration’s bank- rescue efforts will probably fail because the programs have been designed to help Wall Street rather than create a viable financial system, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said.

“All the ingredients they have so far are weak, and there are several missing ingredients,” Stiglitz said in an interview yesterday. The people who designed the plans are “either in the pocket of the banks or they’re incompetent.”