Economic Placebos

By Zac Nickerson Earlier last week American business magnate Steve Wynn was interviewed on Ralston Live, a show on Nevada’s KNPB Public Television channel 5. World Net Daily (WND) reported on the interview in an informative article which you [...]

FOMC March Minutes

By Zac Nickerson Economists have been all in a buzz since Wednesday due to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve releasing the minutes from their most recent Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Reading through the tedious and [...]

President Obama's Comments at Selma

By Zac Nickerson President Obama made a telling comment in his speech in Selma, Alabama on Saturday. While commenting on the tragic events of that day in 1965, and the commemoration of its fifty year anniversary, he said, “What greater [...]

FEC Public Hearing

By Zac Nickerson Last Wednesday the Federal Election Commission (FEC) held a public hearing on advance notice of proposed rulemaking following the Supreme Court decision in the McCutcheon v. FEC case. Campaign for Liberty was in attendance, [...]

Connecticut Forces Teen to Undergo Chemotherapy

By Zac Nickerson A Teen in Connecticut is being forced to undergo chemotherapy treatments against her wishes. Cassandra, a 17-year-old girl in Hartford, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in September and has been fighting it, as well as [...]

Baptists, Bootleggers, and Balderdash

By Zac Nickerson George Will recently wrote an article for the Washington Post entitled “When Bootleggers and Baptists Converge”. In the article he discusses how the State has become both sides of the Bootleggers and Baptists economic [...]

Tax Day

By Zac Nickerson Tax Day (April 15th) is quickly approaching and many Americans are feeling a sense of dread. This feeling is not unfounded, in that there is something inherently American, yea human, about wanting to keep what you earn and not [...]

Last Week's Forum at Cato Institute

By Zachary Nickerson Last Wednesday, the CATO Institute held a book forum on “Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution: Reforming Government’s Role in the Monetary System” with one of the editors of the book, Professor Larry [...]

Why Audit the Federal Reserve? Don’t We Already Do That?

By Zac Nickerson Why Audit the Federal Reserve? Don’t We Already Do That? The quick answer to that is "Yes." But it isn’t audited entirely. The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 after the Federal Reserve Act became law. In the [...]

Internet Sales Tax in the Lame Duck Session?

We could still get a vote on Internet Sales Tax legislation in the Lame Duck Session.  Make sure to call your representatives and tell them to oppose Internet Sales Taxes: (202)-224-3121 From PC World: Backers of an Internet sales tax [...]