National Blog - page 164
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 [...]
Norm Singleton Talks Audit the Fed With Rare
Listen to C4L's Vice President of Policy Norm Singleton discuss the latest on Audit the Fed with Rare host, Kurt Wallace:
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). [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Ron Paul Responds to Yellen Testimony
SPRINGFIELD, VA-Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement today regarding Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before the Senate Banking Committee: "Fed Chair Janet Yellen continues to live in a fantasy [...]
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 [...]
Interventionism Kills: Post-Coup Ukraine One Year Later
It was one year ago last weekend that a violent coup overthrew the legally elected government of Ukraine. That coup was not only supported by US and EU governments -- much of it was actually planned by them. Looking back at the events that led [...]
Ron Paul: Is Inflation Dead?
Spoiler Alert: NO Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul put the following statement on his Facebook page in response to a Washington Post article claiming that inflation is dead: The Death of Inflation? Hardly! by Ron Paul Matt O’Brien [...]