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Why is the idea of auditing the Federal Reserve more popular than ever?

Check out this interview that C4L’s own Matt Hawes and Norm Singleton did with Rare on our efforts to audit the Federal Reserve:


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Ben Bernanke Turned Down for Mortgage Refinancing

You know it’s bad when a former chairman of the Federal Reserve can’t even get a loan. Ben Bernanke revealed yesterday that he was turned down for a refinance loan. From Bloomberg: The former Federal Reserve chairman, speaking at a conference in Chicago yesterday, told moderator Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics Inc. — “just between the two […]


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US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

The US government’s decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake and will only escalate an already tense situation, ultimately harming the US economy itself. While the effect of sanctions on the dollar may not be appreciated in the short term, in the long run these sanctions are just another step toward […]


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Ron Paul on CNBC: Give Free Markets A Chance

Austrian economists define inflation as an increase in the money supply, which in turn leads to higher prices for goods and services. This is important to note for a number of reasons, but most importantly for the point made by Ludwig von Mises in his 1951 essay “Inflation: An Unworkable Fiscal Policy,” highlighted in the […]


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Sorry, Chamber of Commerce, Fed Transparency Is More Important

Last week, like a parent admonishing their child, the Chamber of Commerce published a condescending attack on Senator Paul’s attempt to force a vote on Audit the Fed in exchange for votes on nominees to the Fed’s Board of Governors. While the author acknowledged Senator Paul’s request is in line with longstanding Senate traditions, the […]


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