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11 Lies About The Federal Reserve

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Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke arrives to speak about personal financial education and takes questions from economics and financial teachers after speaking about personal financial education at the Federal Reserve in Washington on August 7, 2012. (Saul Loeb/Getty Images) | Getty Images

The Federal Reserve has a lot of haters, and those haters are spreading some rumors.

Texas Governor Rick Perry echoed many conservatives' sentiments when he said last year that another round of stimulus from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would be "almost treasonous." "We would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas," he added, while also claiming that the Fed has been "devaluing the dollar." Inflation is currently at historically low levels.

Check out some of the most common lies about the Fed below:

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