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Leftists economists admit Fed causes income inequality

Economists Gerald Epstein and Juan Antonio Montecino have produced two papers for "The Institute for New Economic Thinking"-- "Have Large Scale Asset Purchases Increased Bank Profits?" and the forthcoming, " The Impact of 'Quantitative Easing' on [...]

Which Democrats Haven't Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

In the 113th Congress, a majority of House Democrats, 106 to be exact, voted to pass Audit the Fed, H.R. 24. Despite this broad display of bipartisan support in the past, Democrats have been slow to cosponsor Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24, the [...]

RON PAUL: The Real War on the Middle Class

One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare [...]

Audit the Fed Critic Disputes New York Times

As to what constitutes a bestseller... Former New Hampshire Senator (and Federal Reserve apologist) Judd Gregg had an op-ed in The Hill this week rehashing the same old straw man arguments about Audit the Fed. In the course of attacking the [...]

Yes, we can... audit the Fed!

During C4L's "Liberty Forum" at the 2009 Conservative Political Action Conference, we announced our young organization's top legislative priority - achieving an audit of the Federal Reserve.  Dr. Ron Paul had then recently reintroduced the bill [...]

Which Republicans Haven't Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

In the 111th Congress, every Republican in the House cosponsored Audit the Fed. In the 112th and 113th Congress, every Republican but one voted for Audit the Fed. Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24 currently has 182 cosponsors, but in order to [...]

Has Your Representative Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015, currently has 181 cosponsors and momentum continues to build for the bill to hit 218 for the fourth Congress in a row. While a full list of cosponsors is available [...]

GOP upset over Fed's (selective) transparency

For an institution that is so opposed to transparency, the Fed is remarkably unconcerned about leaks from whistle blowers. Members of the House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hernsarling send a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet [...]

Janet Yellen Speaks: Do Words Matter?

For weeks, if not months, investors have been agonizing over whether or not the Fed would remove the word “patient” from its assessment of monetary policy. The word indeed was removed at today’s Fed meeting. Chairman Janet Yellen, [...]

Do Audit the Fed Critics Know What They're Criticizing?

Much of the criticisms of our effort to Audit the Fed is not actually based in reality. Relying on Fed propaganda, critics are doing nothing more than setting up straw men and boldly knocking them back down. I'd like to point to one today in [...]