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Thomas Hoenig, Federal Reserve Governor, Is Fed Up

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Thomas M. Hoenig, dressed in a gray suit, white shirt with French cuffs, and baby-blue tie, faces an edgy crowd of 150 people in a hotel meeting room in suburban Lenexa, Kan. A large "Kansas City Tea Party" banner covers a table at the door. Attendees wear anti-tax stickers on their lapels. This is not an after-dinner speech for which most central bankers would volunteer.


Hoenig smiles at his audience and begins: "This is a support-the-Fed rally, right?"


And, by the way, if it were up to him (though it's not, really) he would break up the biggest Wall Street banks.

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