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The Mirage of Inflation

BY HENRY HAZLIT Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 22 I have found it necessary to warn the reader from time to time that a certain result...

The Bizarro World Of The Federal Reserve

MARK W. HENDRICKSON From the front page of the April 10 edition of The Wall Street Journal: “Fed officials expressed concern about the persistence of...

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...

Not Enough Inflation?

Tyler Watts, The Freeman Two wrongs may not make a right, but a second dose of poison might just cure the first dose. That’s at...

The Risk Within

General Douglas MacArthur, The Freeman, 1957 Excerpts from remarks to stockholders at the Annual Meeting of Sperry Rand Corporation, July 31, 1956.  We approach for the...

The Failure of Inflation

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Big government technocrats have long believed they could manage the economy through government spending and manipulation of the money supply. Their program...

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...

FDR’s Last Election, Then and Now

By Alan Caruba The most effective term limit for a President is to be defeated after his first term in office, if necessary, to deny...

The Economy and General Electric

Protestors disrupted General Electric's shareholders meeting outraged at the company for not paying more in taxes and for not compensating retirees for inflation. But...

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...

‘Real’ Inflation Said to be 8 Percent: Report

ECONOMY, NEWSROOM AMERICA Though the government says its consumer price index has risen 3.1 percent, a new report by a non-profit research group says that...

Prices for Gas, Commodities Up Sharply Under Obama: Report

ECONOMY, NEWSROOM AMERICA Prices for food and gasoline have risen sharply under the Obama administration, according to a news report Wednesday, spelling trouble for a...

The New Fed

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sheldon Richman “Things are seldom what they seem.” —W. S. Gilbert, “H.M.S. Pinafore” Nowhere is this more true than in government, which...

What's Up With Inflation?

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Warren Gibson Inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been almost nonexistent for several years, though it...

Money and Inflation: What’s Going On in the World?

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Gerald P. O'Driscoll Are America and the world at risk for another inflationary episode similar to the 1970s and...

Had Enough Yet?

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Sheldon Richman Regarding the looming fiscal disaster, it’s best to keep one’s eyes on the forest and not get...

Home Repairs with Ben Bernanke — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern, There are several “Home Improvement” shows on the HGTV channel, House Hunter, Get it Sold, Color Splash or Holmes on Homes;...

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The Left’s attack on the Fourth of July

~Another step in erasing our collective memory~ Scot Faulkner My previous column raised alarms about radical leftists who want to obliterate everything good that America ever...

Mister Trump Goes to Washington

BY T.F. STERN A curious dream awakened me this morning, tying an old Jimmy Stewart movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, with current political situations.  Wiping...

What is the antidote to ‘Wokeness’?

~Evan Sayet’s The Woke Supremacy provides answers we cannot afford to ignore~ Duggan Flanakin Political comedian Evan Sayet says he has long dedicated himself to conserving...

Deconstructing California: From Christian Founding to Shutting Down Churches

American Minute with Bill Federer George Orwell wrote in his dystopian novel 1984: "Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has...