They just didn't want to pull back the curtain all the way this time because they thought you just wouldn't like to see what the wizard really does look like. They pulled it back quite a way by September 2008 but the pitchforks and lampposts started to frighten them and it stopped with the decision to go "all in" on the printing press, even if it created UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES like destroying the Business Cycle and FREE MARKETS.
Print Trillions. Create a massive government subsidized underclass that is totally dependent on the Fed. CONtinue to prop up bloated Corporations with ZIRP and subsidies while crushing the ability for smaller, more agile new companies to gain higher interest rate loans to compete with the massive multinationals. Throw in even more regulations and you have the greatest marriage Fascism could ever have envisioned. Normally capital would flow to other countries more financially strong in these circumstances but all Western countries are being ring-fenced into the Fed cartel or threatened with war. Watch the rest. Its not going to be pretty.
If you can't understand why I buy physical silver by now and how it and gold are so hated by these assclowns then you really need to read another blog and quit wasting your life here. People will say "what can I do". Well, every time you buy an ounce of silver you put another pin prick in their ass and with each pinprick a drop of blood comes out of this monster. gl