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Remember the Death Panels?

Sarah Palin stirred up a fuss in 2010 when she tweeted a reference to ObamaCare’s “Death Panels.” While ObamaCare did not explicitly give the government the power to ration health care, Governor Palin was correct that there are several provisions in ObamaCare that could lead to “backdoor” rationing. Governor Palin’s “death panel” tweet was a […]


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Where Did Your Senators Stand?

Senator Rand Paul has made no secret of his opposition to appointing nominees to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid holds an up or down, roll call vote on Audit the Fed. On Tuesday, Senator Reid once again broke Senate rules to overcome his opposition and invoke cloture on […]


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Holding the Line on Audit the Fed

Following up on Norm’s blog post noting Tuesday’s cloture vote on three nominees (with one being a renomination) to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, here’s Senator Rand Paul’s press release reiterating his intention to keep opposing Fed nominees until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid finally holds a vote on S. 209, the Audit the […]


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Will Senate stand with Rand and the people or Reid and the Fed?

Tomorrow, Harry Reid will hold a vote on cloture for the nomination of Stanley Fisher as Vice-Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (Fisher’s nomination for a seat on the board was approved last month, but the Senate must hold a separate conformation vote on his nomination for Vice-Chair). Reid’s motion also invokes cloture […]


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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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