“Quantitative easing,” it sounds like something you might do over the toilet.
It’s an ironic but appropriate choice for a euphemistic expression designed to fool the people in the hope we will not realize what is really being done to us by the banking and political powers that be. “Quantitative easing” is monetary inflation, pure and simple. The dollar is being intentionally flushed down the toilet. Get rid of your dollar denominated savings and investments before their purchasing power shrinks to nil.
But lest we lose our sense of humor, here’s an amusing explanation that I picked up from the Lew Rockwell blog: