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Central planning in the USA

The Twentieth Century should have taught us the folly of central planning, yet one country still maintains a government board  to control the amount of “tart” cherries on the market in order to ensure that supply meets demand. What country is foolish enough to still try to centrally plan the  tart cherry market? Cuba…North Korea…No […]


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USDA wants talking shopping carts to get consumers to eat healthy

The USDA is looking at how talking shopping carts could help Americans eat healthier. Seriously. From the Free Beacon: The “MyCart grocery cart” would provide dividers for shoppers to make sure they are selecting enough items in each “MyPlate” category, the USDA’s food icon. “MyCart is a nonfinancial approach that would use behavioral economics to […]


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Snowden: NSA sharing your nude photos

In a wide-ranging interview in The Guardian, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that the NSA routinely passes around nude photographs that they intercept from innocent Americans: Snowden: During the course of their work, (NSA employees) stumble across something that is completely unrelated to their work in any sort of necessary sense, for example, an intimate nude […]


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Former Ron Paul Monetary Staffer on new Fed Bill: its defects are severe

Paul-Martin Foss, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s aide for Monetary Policy from 2007-2012,  is now the founder and President of the Carl Menger Center for the study of Money and Banking. The Menger Center’s mission  is “…to preserve and expand upon Ron Paul’s legacy in the field of monetary policy. The Center exists to […]


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Ron Paul on Yellen Testimony: Deja Vu all over again

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul released the following statement on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before the House Financial Services Committee: “Janet Yellen’s testimony before the House Financial Services Committee was, in the famous words of Yogi Bera, ‘Deja vu all over again.’ Once again, Yellen ignored all the evidence that […]


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