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Big Government spends money to see if Big Government is bad

They could have just asked me... President Obama's budget proposes spending  $15 billion dollars to conduct a study on “Reducing Unnecessary Occupational Licensing Requirements.” Occupational licensing is the scheme by which [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports efforts to end Harvest Price Subsidies

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition in support of Representative Jeff Duncan's Harvest Price Subsidy Prohibition Act (HR 892/S. 463). As suggested by the title, this legislation repeals Harvest Price Options. Harvest Price Options [...]

Is the Congress Stacking the Deck on Internet Gambling?

Congress adjourned early this week (HOOORAY) because of an impending snow storm. This storm has forced the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations of the House Judiciary Committee to postpone their scheduled [...]

Happy Birthday, Murray Rothbard!

Today is Murray Rothbard's ninety-fifth birthday. With the Federal Reserve and its apologists continuing to spread the myth that Audit the Fed would somehow compromise their precious "independence," I can think of no better way to celebrate [...]

Federal Reserve in "Deep Panic" Over Audit the Fed

And they should be... Christopher Goins, writing at The American Spectator, writes about Federal Reserve  Governor Jerome Powell's recent speech at Catholic University and the Fed's campaign against Audit the Fed. Goins quotes yours truly [...]

NOT THE BEES

Interested in taking up beekeeping?  Move to Virginia, where you can get government subsidies to raise bees: The Virginia General Assembly created the Beehive Grant Fund to promote the establishment of new beehives. Under the program, [...]

This Congress should embrace ideas to expand liberty

for a change... Brian Darling suggests the new Congress show its commitment to liberty by blocking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms new regulations banning certain types of bullets, reducing "mandatory minimum “sentences for [...]

Is the Fed Arguing in Bad Faith?

Paul-Martin Foss examines the Fed's claim that the Audit the Fed bill would allow Congress to dictate monetary policy and let Congress  "look over the Fed's shoulder" in real time, to see if the Fed's claims have any credibility (SPOILER ALERT [...]

Why does the Fed fear an Audit?

Seth Lipsky of the New York Sun wants to know: Yellen dug in her heels Tuesday, when she appeared before the committee and was asked about Sen. Rand Paul’s Federal Reserve Transparency Act. She said she wanted to be “completely clear” that [...]

Does Fed Leverage and Asset Maturity Matter?

CATO's Mark Calabria examines whether the American people should be concerned about the Federal Reserve's balance sheet and whether those concerns are one more reason why Congress should pass the Audit the Fed (SPOILER ALERT: IT DOES): Debate [...]