National Blog - page 166
Flowers, Chocolates, and.......ObamaCare?
Need a last-minute gift for your significant other? Don't want to give him or her the same old, same old? Fear not! Nancy Pelosi has the perfect Valentine's Day gift.... ObamaCare! Yep, believe it or not, in her press conference yesterday Pelosi [...]
Campaign for Liberty supports improving the Freedom of Information Act
Audit the Fed is not the only transparency initiative that Campaign for Liberty is supporting. Campaign for Liberty has joined 46 other organizations from across the political spectrum on a letter in support of the FOIA Oversight and [...]
The Fed is nervous .....
that this could be the year that Congress finally passes Audit the Fed, which is why they have launched an unprecedented disinformation campaign about the bill. The Heritage Foundation's Michel Norbit examines some of the attacks on the audit [...]
Michael Bloomberg: Racism in Defense of Gun Control is no vice
Former New York City Mayor and anti-gun fanatic Michael Bloomberg recently suggested that "Cities need to get guns out of … hands” of persons who are “male, minority, and between the ages of 15 and 25.” So Bloomberg thinks that [...]
Federal loans...the next buble to burst?
The January/February issue of Politico has an interesting article on the $3 trillion in loans the federal goverment has giving out for higher education, housing, exports, "clean-energy" firms, ships (yes ships) and (of course) foreign countries. [...]
What happened to the Anti-Fed left?
That's what Paul-Martin Foss wants to know following Senator Elizabeth Warren's public opposition to Audit the Fed and Senator Bernie Sanders call for a Federal Reserve bailout of Greece, especially when: "....pretty much everything the Fed [...]
Rand Paul: Audit the Fed
Audit the Fed sponsor Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has an op-ed in Breitbart about why we should pass Audit the Fed legislation. Paul writes: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and I don’t agree on much, but I thought he did a great job of describing the [...]
"The Fed Lobbies Congress Using Public Funds"
Over at Washington Post's "Wonkblog," Matt O'Brien opines that "Rand Paul has a new conspiracy theory about the Fed"... So what is this alleged, "new conspiracy theory"? "The Fed, with unlimited power to print money," Paul says, "now [...]
"Champion of the Middle Class" Senator Warren Opposes Audit the Fed
Today, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren publicly came out against Senator Rand Paul's bill to Audit the Federal Reserve. Despite previous statements attacking both Wall Street and the Federal Reserve, Senator Warren's statement appears to [...]
Is the Fed planning another bailout?
And if they do, will they tell us ... My old colleague, Paul-Martin Foss, former Monetary Policy aide for Ron Paul and founder and President of the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking, has a fascinating article on the [...]