The Federal Reserve is the chief culprit behind the economic crisis. Its unchecked power to create endless amounts of mone yout of thin air brought us the boom and bust cycle, and causes one financial bubble after another. Since the Fed’s creation in 1913, the dollar has lost more than 96% of its value,and by recklessly inflating the money supply, the Fed continues to distort interest rates and intentionally erodes the value of the dollar.