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Want to end the wars? Then End the Fed

Last September, the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity held an important conference on the warfare state. My favorite speech of the day (second to Ron Paul's) was Paul-Martin Foss' talk on the relationship between central banking and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Thomas Massie: Audit the Fed!

Representative Thomas Masse (KY-04), lead sponsor of the Audit the Fed legislation, recently penned an Op-Ed for the Kentucky Courtier-Journal laying out the case for passing the bill: Beyond spurious internet ads urging, “Refinance your [...]

Unhappy Anniversary

This month represents 45 years since President Richard Nixon closed the "gold window" thus severing the last link between the US Dollar and gold. The results have been 45 years of economic instability, declining living standards for the lower [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Ron Paul Classic: The Myth of Fed Independence

Congratulations to Representative Scott Garret (NJ-05) for bringing up questions about how politics influences Federal Reserve policies (and whether the desire of one Fed governor to serve as Treasury Secretary in a Hillary Clinton administration [...]

The Burrito Index: More accurate than the CPI

For years, Federal bureaucrats have manipulated the Consumer Price Index in order to hide the true rate of inflation. Fortunately, for those looking for a measure of inflation that cannot be manipulated, Charles Hugh Smith of the Of Two Minds [...]

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

Yesterday the Federal Reserve announced that it was not going to raise the target federal funds rate. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center explains the Fed's decision: This was widely expected, given the dismal jobs report that was [...]