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The Founders Predicted our Economic Crisis

By: Michael Boldin Did Thomas Jefferson call the economic crisis? “Every thing predicted by the enemies of banks, in the beginning, is now coming to pass. we are to be ruined ...

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The Federal Reserve: Enemy of American Workers

By: Ron Paul According to numbers released by the US government, consumer prices have increased by 7.5 percent in the past year, the steepest increase since 1982. The actual price increases ...

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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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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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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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Why Do Central Bankers Oppose a Gold Standard?

July 19, 2019 Economy / Federal Reserve 0

By: Mike Gleason Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress was closely scrutinized not just for its economic implications but also for its political overtones. Powell cited “trade tensions” ...

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