National Blog - page 28
Will Coronavirus End the Fed?
September 17, 2019 was a significant day in American economic history. On that day, the New York Federal Reserve began emergency cash infusions into the repurchasing (repo) market. This is the market banks use to make short-term loans to each [...]
SPECIAL SUNDAY ALERT
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul penned the following piece regarding reports that Congress may attach legislation imposing new price controls on health care providers as part of the multi-trillion COVID-19 spending bill. The bill is [...]
“. . . weak sauce diluted made impotent by A.G. Barr.” —Sen. Rand Paul My son, Senator Rand Paul, nailed it. He was describing the last-minute Deep State spying extension Attorney General William Barr and his statist pals in BOTH [...]
"I think it'd be a shame to let these authorities expire . . . We should extend these authorities." ~Sen. Lindsey Graham After more than a year of grandstanding about the Deep State’s spying abuses, Senator Graham just made it abundantly clear [...]
Can the Fed Save Us from Climate Change?
The 1978 Humphrey-Hawkins Act requires the Federal Reserve to “promote” stable prices and full employment. Of course, the Fed’s steady erosion of the dollar’s purchasing power has made prices anything but stable, while the boom-and-bust [...]
Like Freedom? Then You Won’t Like the FREEDOM Act
Last Monday, a bipartisan group of Senators and a coalition including libertarian and progressive activists thwarted a scheme to ram through the Senate legislation renewing three provisions of the USA FREEDOM Act (previously known as the USA [...]
The Coronavirus Hoax
Governments love crises because when the people are fearful they are more willing to give up freedoms for promises that the government will take care of them. After 9/11, for example, Americans accepted the near-total destruction of their civil [...]
Central Banking is Socialism
Last week, the Federal Reserve responded to Wall Street’s coronavirus panic with an “emergency” interest rate cut. This emergency cut failed to revive the stock market, leading to predictions that the Fed will again cut rates later this [...]
Good news &. . . (maybe) more good news?
Earlier this week, Campaign for Liberty supporters sprung into action the moment we got wind of the plot to ram through renewal of the Deep State’s most abusive spying powers with emergency “must pass” coronavirus spending. Thanks to [...]
Rand Paul, Thomas Massie Prime for Liberty
Kentucky Representative Thomas Massie and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul have reintroduced the PRIME Act (H.R. 2859/S. 1620). This legislation exempts slaughterhouses from federal inspections as long as the slaughterhouses are in compliance with [...]