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The Federal Reserve & the War on Drugs

By Danny Lewis The Federal Reserve is now taking part in the drug war. The Kansas City Federal Reserve is bullying Colorado’s Fourth Corner Credit Union which serves the interests of legal marijuana and hemp industries in the state. An [...]

Is "Audit the Fed" a Misnomer?

Webster's Dictionary defines the word "audit" as: "a methodical examination and review." When we say Congress needs to "Audit the Fed," that is exactly what we propose to do -- have the Government Accountability Office conduct "a methodical [...]

RON PAUL: The Real War on the Middle Class

One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare [...]

Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!

A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan. Yet that is just what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

Don’t Be Fooled by the Federal Reserve’s Anti-Audit Propaganda

In recent weeks, the Federal Reserve and its apologists in Congress and the media have launched numerous attacks on the Audit the Fed legislation. These attacks amount to nothing more than distortions about the effects and intent of the audit [...]

Ron Paul: Federal Reserve Policies Hurt American Families and Small Businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Va - Today, Campaign for Liberty Chairman and former Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Ron Paul, issued the following statement in response to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s [...]

RON PAUL: Janet Yellen is Right: She Can’t Predict the Future

This week I found myself in rare agreement with Janet Yellen when she admitted that her economic predictions are likely to be wrong. Sadly, Yellen did not follow up her admission by handing in her resignation and joining efforts to end the Fed. [...]

FOMC March Minutes

By Zac Nickerson Economists have been all in a buzz since Wednesday due to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve releasing the minutes from their most recent Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Reading through the tedious and [...]

Janet Yellen Speaks: Do Words Matter?

For weeks, if not months, investors have been agonizing over whether or not the Fed would remove the word “patient” from its assessment of monetary policy. The word indeed was removed at today’s Fed meeting. Chairman Janet Yellen, [...]

Last Week's Forum at Cato Institute

By Zachary Nickerson Last Wednesday, the CATO Institute held a book forum on “Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution: Reforming Government’s Role in the Monetary System” with one of the editors of the book, Professor Larry [...]