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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 [...]

The Federal Reserve Has It In For Audit the Fed

And Paul-Martin Foss , founder and President of the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking, has it in for the Fed. Paul-Martin recently examined Richard Fisher and Jerome Powell's criticisms of Audit the Fed to see if they have [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Shut Down the IMF!

One little-noticed part of the Ukraine "peace agreement" was a  $17.5 billion "loan" (bailout) -- that could climb to a $40 billion "loan" (bailout) over the next four years -- provided to Ukraine by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  [...]

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 [...]

Jackie Robinson and Junkyard Dog show liberty brings people together

Those looking for a good movie to commemorate Black History Month should check out 42, the 2013 "biopic" about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play major league baseball.  Jackie Robinson's story is also a good illustration of [...]

Rand Paul versus Richard Fisher. Who's right?

John Tammy at Forbes asks who is right about the Audit the Fed legislation, Senator Rand Paul or Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher (SPOILER ALERT: Rand is right): Fisher abhors the notion of more detailed congressional oversight of [...]

Fact Checking the Fed

Mark Calabria, director of financial regulatory studies at the CATO Institute, fact checks some of the Federal Reserve's arguments against Audit the Fed (SPOILER ALERT: The Fed's arguments fail the fact check): With the introduction of bills in [...]