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Ted Cruz: Senate Must Pass Audit the Fed

 
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Ted Cruz: Senate Must Pass Audit the Fed

Texas Senator Ted Cruz recently penned an op-ed in USA Today proposing an agenda for the Senate. A prominent part of Senator Cruz’s agenda is passage of Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed bill: Seventh, audit the Federal Reserve. Americans are seeing near-zero interest rates on their savings accounts while median incomes are falling, and millions of […]


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IRS seizes property because taxpayers followed the law

No, that is not a misprint. Sunday’s New York Times reports on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s practice of seizing people’s bank accounts because they obeyed federal money laundering laws. You see, the Bank Secrecy Act (with should be called the elimination of Banking Privacy Act), requires banks to file a “Suspicious Activity Report” whenever […]


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The Second Amendment: the first and still the best anti-terrorism policy

Fox News Commentator and former judge, Andrew Napolitano, recently made the common-sense observation that the best protection against “Lone Wolf” terrorist attacks, such as those that occurred in Canada this week, is an armed citizenry: Napolitano said loners with guns are a “devious” way for terrorists to strike. “It’s one guy getting out of a car […]


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National debt may be paid off…..in 400 million years

Thanks to Simon Black at Sovereign Man for suggesting we start measuring the national debt in what he calls “work years.”  As the name suggests, work years means how many years it would take to pay off the debt if every American man, woman, and child worked a job paying the average salary and the government took 100% […]


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Cutting Foreign Aid: Smart and Safe

Neoconservative (and leading Rand Paul critic) Jennifer Rubin’s latest attack on Senator Paul centers on Senator Paul’s proposal to end foreign aid. Most of her article is filled with the same old clichés supporters of a constitutional foreign policy are used to hearing: foreign aid is “small” part of the federal budget (as if that […]


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