Home » Federal Reserve

#RetroReid Rewind

 

Archive | Federal Reserve

RSS feed for this section

#RetroReid Rewind

There’s #Throwback Thursday, and now there’s #RetroReid Rewind, starting with this gem from 1995, where then-just-plain-ol’-Senator Harry Reid says, “I think we should audit the Federal Reserve”: Fast forward to 2010, when now-you’ve-got-some-power-to-do-something-about-it Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid states in a campaign debate, “There should be a Federal Reserve audit.” So it’s great we’ve got […]


Read full story

Up to Us

The below video featuring Ben Bernanke at the National Press Club on February 3, 2011, isn’t notable so much for its content (which is full of the usual distortions and talking points) but for its existence. After all, the Fed Chairman is one of the most influential, powerful figures on the political/economic scene, yet he […]


Read full story

Has Your Representative Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

Thanks to our members and supporters, Campaign for Liberty is fast closing in on 218 cosponsors (majority support) for Audit the Fed in the U.S. House for the third Congress in a row! Currently, H.R. 24 stands at 204 cosponsors.  Is your representative one of them?  Find out here. If you don’t see your rep. […]


Read full story

Proponent of Federal Reserve Secrecy complains about inflation on House floor

Earlier today, Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), who voted against Audit the Fed in 2012, took to the floor of the House to argue against a bill that would prohibit the CBO from assuming annual spending increases due to inflation. He even had an expensive-looking chart to go with his argument.         […]


Read full story

Yellen Roll Call

Below are the results of Monday night’s 56-26 vote to confirm Janet Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve Chair.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid still refuses to hold a vote on Audit the Fed, but Campaign for Liberty will continue educating and mobilizing Americans to advance this issue. Unfortunately, Senator Paul’s flight to D.C. […]


Read full story