The Federal Reserve is Not Your Friend

Rand Paul and investor Mark Spitznagel have an op-ed from Reason that talks about how the Federal Reserve's policies benefit the wealthy and Wall Street at the expense of the average American. When it comes to money, politicians are often seen [...]

Does the Fed really value its secrecy?

For an institution fanatically devoted to keeping the American people in the dark about its operations, the Federal Reserve does a remarkably poor job of preventing leaks. The most recent leak occurred in June when economic [...]

Is "Audit the Fed" a Misnomer?

Webster's Dictionary defines the word "audit" as: "a methodical examination and review." When we say Congress needs to "Audit the Fed," that is exactly what we propose to do -- have the Government Accountability Office conduct "a methodical [...]

Ex-Fed Insider: Ron Paul Is Right

Well, she did't exactly say that. But this is certainly the only conclusion from Danielle DiMartino Booth, former adviser to the Dallas Fed's, first op-ed for The Liscio Report: The Great Abdication The business cycle is dead! Long live the [...]

Has Your Representative Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015, currently has 184 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 [...]

The Federal Reserve & the War on Drugs

By Danny Lewis The Federal Reserve is now taking part in the drug war. The Kansas City Federal Reserve is bullying Colorado’s Fourth Corner Credit Union which serves the interests of legal marijuana and hemp industries in the state. An [...]

Rep. Alex Mooney Speaks in support of Audit the Fed

Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV) spoke earlier today on the House floor in favor of Audit the Fed. Watch his speech below:

Will the Fed bailout Greece?

Even though the world is fixated on the developing situation in Greece, few commentators have focused on the role the Federal Reserve may play in any bailout of the Greek economy. Fortunately, my fellow Ron Paul alumni Paul-Martin Foss [...]

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 184 cosponsors, but in order to [...]

Will the Fed take orders from the IMF?

Maybe... International Monetary Fund President Christine Leadgard has some advice for Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen: do not raise interest rates: The International Monetary Fund wants the Federal Reserve to wait until 2016 before it [...]