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The Federal Reserve is Getting Desperate

June 25, 2020 Federal Reserve 0

By: Ron Paul - Tenth Amendment Center In a sign that the Federal Reserve is growing increasingly desperate to jump-start the economy, the Fed’s Secondary Market Credit Facility has begun ...

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The Federal Reserve: The Engine that Powers the Most Powerful Government in History

By: Mike Maharrey The Federal Reserve serves as the engine that makes all of the U.S. government’s unconstitutional spending possible. Without the Fed, the entire system would collapse. Case in ...

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Government Help: Breaking Your Legs and Giving You a Wheelchair

May 18, 2020 Economy / Government 0

By: Mike Maharrey Remember all of the government bailouts and stimulus in response to the 2008 financial crisis? Conservatives threw a fit. The Tea Party movement grew out of worry ...

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Federal Reserve: Enemy of Liberty and Prosperity

November 25, 2019 Economy / Federal Reserve 0

By: Ron Paul Lost in the media’s obsession with the impeachment circus was Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s recent testimony on the state of the economy before the Joint Economic ...

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Fiat “Money” is Backed by Nothing: End the Fed from the Bottom Up

November 20, 2019 Federal Reserve 0

By: Michael Boldin At one time, the U.S. monetary system was backed by gold. Now it’s not backed by anything. A recent poll shows that only 7% of people go ...

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Federal Reserve’s Latest Bailouts More Proof Bad Times Ahead

October 11, 2019 Current Events / Economics 0

by Ron Paul Since September 17, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has pumped billions of dollars into the repurchasing (repo) market, the first such intervention since 2009. The ...

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Are Recessions Inevitable?

September 6, 2019 Current Events / Economy 0

by Ron Paul Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates ...

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Today in History: Nixon Slams Shut the “Gold Window”

By: Mike Maharrey Today in history, on August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon slammed shut the “gold window” and eliminated the last vestige of the gold standard. Nixon ordered Treasury ...

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Smoke and Mirrors: The “Greatest Economy” is Built on Spending and Debt

August 2, 2019 Debt / Economy 0

By: Mike Maharrey President Trump has repeatedly bragged about “his” economy, talking about economic growth in glowing, hyperbolic terms. To hear the president tell it (or tweet it as the ...

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Fight for 15 is the Wrong Battle in the Wrong War

July 28, 2019 Commerce Clause / The Fed 0

By: Mike Maharrey The U.S. House recently passed a bill to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The move simultaneously taps into both constitutional and ...

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