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Campaign for Liberty supports the CHOICE Act

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition in support of the Financial Choice Act (HR 5963). This bill makes a number of positive reforms in the federal financial regulations. Among the bill's reforms are making new financial regulations [...]

Thomas Massie: Audit the Fed!

Representative Thomas Masse (KY-04), lead sponsor of the Audit the Fed legislation, recently penned an Op-Ed for the Kentucky Courtier-Journal laying out the case for passing the bill: Beyond spurious internet ads urging, “Refinance your [...]

The Burrito Index: More accurate than the CPI

For years, Federal bureaucrats have manipulated the Consumer Price Index in order to hide the true rate of inflation. Fortunately, for those looking for a measure of inflation that cannot be manipulated, Charles Hugh Smith of the Of Two Minds [...]

The Path to Fed-Exit

I recently proposed that the liberty movement capitalize on Brexit with “Fed-exit”: a campaign to “secede" from the Federal Reserve. Fed-exit could be accomplished with a few simple policy changes.Passing Audit the Fed is a good first step [...]

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

Yesterday the Federal Reserve announced that it was not going to raise the target federal funds rate. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center explains the Fed's decision: This was widely expected, given the dismal jobs report that was [...]

Ron Paul Classic: The Myth of Fed Independence

Congratulations to Representative Scott Garret (NJ-05) for bringing up questions about how politics influences Federal Reserve policies (and whether the desire of one Fed governor to serve as Treasury Secretary in a Hillary Clinton administration [...]

The Fed Plans for the Next Crisis

In her recent address at the Jackson Hole monetary policy conference, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by the end of the year. Markets reacted favorably to Yellen’s suggested rate [...]

Unhappy Anniversary

This month represents 45 years since President Richard Nixon closed the "gold window" thus severing the last link between the US Dollar and gold. The results have been 45 years of economic instability, declining living standards for the lower [...]

Don’t Reform the Fed, Fed-Exit!

Opponents of a central bank should take advantage of the post-Brexit vote revival of secessionist sentiments to promote a secession from central banking, or “Fed-exit.” Ending the Federal Reserve's monopoly on money is the key to restoring [...]

Which Democrats Haven't Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

In the 113th Congress, a majority of House Democrats, 106 to be exact, voted to pass Audit the Fed, H.R. 24. Despite this broad display of bipartisan support in the past, Democrats have been slow to cosponsor Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24, the [...]