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Classic Ron Paul: Greenspan punish savers

One of the major victims of the Federal Reserve's low-interest rate policies are those Americans who rely on savings. Last October, John Mauldin explained how the Fed has adversely impacted savers: Here’s the federal funds rate from 2007 to [...]

This Week in Congress: Pay no attention to the spending behind the curtain

The US Senate continues work on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution with a "voterama." This is where Senators offer any amendment to the budget bill. The House is expected to take up and pass the budget on Friday, after the Senate passes [...]

Senator Rand Paul and Representive Thomas Massie on Audit the Fed

Senator Rand Paul (KY) and Representative Thomas Massie (KY-03) have both issued press statements regarding their introduction of Audit the Fed legislation (S. 16/H./R. 24). Senator Paul's statement is available here and below: WASHINGTON, [...]

After Aleppo: We Need a New Syria Policy

Over the past week, eastern Aleppo was completely brought back under control of the Syrian government. The population began to return to its homes, many of which were abandoned when al-Qaeda-linked rebels took over in 2012. As far as I know, the [...]

Trump’s Promised ‘New Foreign Policy’ Must Abandon Regime Change for Iran

President-elect Donald Trump told a Cincinnati audience this week that he intends to make some big changes in US foreign policy. During his “thank you” tour in the midwest, Trump had this to say: We will pursue a new foreign policy that [...]

Federal Reserve's Independence?

One of the common claims made by opponents of the Audit the Fed bill is that passing the Audit would somehow compromise the Fed's independence. The problem with that argument is that it assumes the Fed is independent. In fact, the Fed has a long [...]

Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?

Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 US Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is the [...]

Ron Paul Statement on Audit the Fed

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Audit the Fed bill in the Senate by Senator Rand Paul (KY) and in the House by Representatives by Thomas Massie (KY-04): I applaud my son [...]

This week in Congress: Update

Last night the House GOP unveiled the short-term spending bill. The bill extends government funding through April 28. It appropriates $1.07 trillion, thus keeping the budget below the spending caps. However, it appropriates an additional $8 [...]

This Week in Congress: Cold War II, Cures for Liberty, and ...

Congress comes back Tuesday this week. The real work will be done off the floor as Congressional leaders continue to work on an end-of-year spending bill. The debate is not just over spending levels and what gifts to special interests to cram [...]