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The Destruction of Citizen Cain

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN In 2016, black businessman extraordinaire, Herman Cain terminated his run for the presidency due to allegations of sexual misconduct. Cain...

Farewell to Cash?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Talk about a possible “cashless society” has been around for years. The crucial question for our economic well-being is whether we...

The Centennial Monetary Commission Act of 2013

A Second Look at the Fed and the 2008 Financial Crisis NORBERT J. MICHEL Ph.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract There is still a great deal of debate over...

After 100 Years It’s Time to End the Fed

RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK A week from now, the Federal Reserve System will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Resulting from secret negotiations...

After 100 Years It's Time to End the Fed

RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK A week from now, the Federal Reserve System will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Resulting from secret negotiations...

Federal Reserve Steals from the Poor and Gives to the Rich

RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK Last Thursday the Senate Banking Committee held hearings on Janet Yellen's nomination as Federal Reserve Board Chairman. As expected, Ms....

Chained CPI Chains Taxpayers

BY RON PAUL One of the least discussed, but potentially most significant, provisions in President Obama’s budget is the use of the “chained consumer price...

In Defense of the Tea Party

BY TOM DEWEESE Just a few years ago some American citizens came together to demand change. They were fed up with decades of out of...

New Fed Boss Same as the Old Boss

BY RON PAUL The news that Janet Yellen was nominated to become the next Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System...

Ron Paul: New Years Resolutions for Congress

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul As I prepare to retire from Congress, I’d like to suggest a few New Year’s resolutions for my colleagues...

Fast Cash: Easy Credit and the Economic Crash

STEVEN HORWITZ, THE FREEMAN FEE alum Dorian Electra is at it again with her new music video, "FA$T CA$H: Easy Credit & the Economic Crash." Here...

Keeping Up Statistical Appearances

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul Last week, supporters of the current administration rejoiced over job numbers released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics...

Government Dependency Will End in Chaos

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul The media insists on characterizing statements about dependency on government handouts as controversial, but in truth such statements are...

Interest Rates are Prices

BY RON PAUL One of the most enduring myths in the United States is that this country has a free market, when in reality, the...

The Price of Money: Consequences of the Federal Reserve's Zero Interest Rate Policy

RON PAUL, PAUL.HOUSE.GOV Congressman Ron Paul, Statement for the Record One of the most enduring myths in the United States is that this country has a...

The Winners and Losers from QE3

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES The only doubt about the Federal Reserve’s decision to embark on a third round of quantitative easing...

STREAMING VIDEO — Main Street USA and the Fed (On QE3)

JEFFREY HERBENER, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES The Fed did it again! Mr. Bernanke announced another huge round of bond buying, but what will “QE3″...

How Long Will the Dollar Remain the World's Reserve Currency?

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul We frequently hear the financial press refer to the U.S. dollar as the “world’s reserve currency,” implying that our...

Legalize Competing Currencies

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul I recently held a hearing in my congressional subcommittee on the subject of competing currencies.  This is an issue...

Inflation if Monetary Phenomenah

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul Later this month Congress will have an unprecedented opportunity to force the Federal Reserve to provide meaningful transparency to...

Surprise! American Savings Rate Falls

A tepid recovers has some hoping the recession is a thing of the past, but high federal debt and monetary expansion threaten future prosperity. By...

Remarks: Ron Paul on Federal Reserve Aid to the Eurozone

Remarks by Congressman Ron Paul at the March 27, 2012 Hearing on “Federal Reserve Aid to the Eurozone: Its Impact on the U.S. and...

Trust Us; We’re the Government

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul While much has been made recently of the President's unconstitutional appointment of Richard Cordray to be director of the...

Trust Us; We're the Government

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul While much has been made recently of the President's unconstitutional appointment of Richard Cordray to be director of the...

Paper Money, Real Debt, and Spendthrift Nations

By Alan Caruba As the citizens of the United States and the seventeen member-nations of the European Union look on, a great drama regarding the...

System Failure on a Global Scale

By Alan Caruba We are living in times when the structures involving the global financial system, national security, and self-governance are under attack, decaying, or...

Economic Storm Continues: Bernanke Says ‘Recovery Even Weaker Than We Had Thought’

Liberty Alerts, Terence P. Jeffrey, CNSNews.com Speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyo., yesterday at an economic symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Federal...

Debt Beyond Belief

By Alan Caruba Have you noticed the many television advertisements urging you to buy gold, to refinance your home, to get a reverse mortgage, or...

Central Economic Planning At Its Worse

Without the Feds' massive expansion of credit throughout the 1990s and early 2000s there could have been no excessive borrowing or explosion of subprime lending

Deception at the Fed: Ron Paul

The Feds mandate: stabilizing prices & maximizing employment. This policy relies on believing in the wisdom of supposed experts and on numerical chicanery.