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Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 20, 2017   Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule     Several years ago when the Federal Reserve had its Fed funds rate at zero to 25 basis points (one-quarter of one percent—0.25%), there was a great deal of talk, somehow presented as urgent, […]

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Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute June 19, 2017   Fed Raises Rates — Will Other Central Banks Follow?     Last week, the Federal Reserve announced an increase in the Federal Funds rate to 1.25 percent. The last time the target rate reached so high was in September of 2008, when the rate was 2.0 percent. […]


Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

Is the Central Bank’s Rigged Stock Market Ready to Crash on Schedule?

By David Haggith The Great Recession Blog June 12, 2017   Is the Central Bank’s Rigged Stock Market Ready to Crash on Schedule?     We just saw a major rift open in the US stock market that we haven’t seen since the dot-com bust in 1999. While the Dow rose by almost half a percent […]


How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute June 5, 2017   How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?   The US bond market trades at a quite high valuation. For instance, the 10-year US Treasury bond presents a price earnings (PE) ratio of 43. In other words: It takes 43 years for the investor to recoup the […]

How Long Can the Fed Keep the Boom Going?

The Federal Reserve Must Go

The Federal Reserve Must Go

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 15, 2017   The Federal Reserve Must Go     If you want to permanently fix America’s economy, there really is no other choice.  Even before Ron Paul’s rallying cry of “End The Fed” shook America during the peak of the Tea Party movement, I was a huge […]


The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 17, 2017   The Federal Reserve Is, and Always Has Been, Politicized   Audit the Fed recently took a step closer to becoming law, when it was favorably reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This means the House could vote on the bill at any […]

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Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 11, 2017   Shovel Ready: How The Fed Makes Us Dig Our Own Graves     I just read an article from what the mainstream considers a reputable source of news, the New York Times. The article talked all about monetary policy and didn’t say a thing about […]


Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed

By Against Crony Capitalism March 29, 2017   Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed     Audit the Fed. Then end it.   (From Zerohedge)   If you ever had any reservations about who’s shilling for the Federal Reserve, look no further than today’s vote on increasing oversight into the Federal […]

Republican Controlled House Committee Passes Measure to Audit the Fed

Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute March 29, 2017   Janet Yellen on Workforce Development   As often noted, the Fed’s economists and bureaucrats operate on the assumption that everything they do is part of the solution, but they are never part of the problem. Yellen’s recent speech at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition is centered around […]


Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute March 24, 2017   Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?   In an essay on Edmund Burke’s view of the nature of government, Murray Rothbard quoted him as saying: In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! The […]

Are Central Banks Worthy of Trust?

Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 6, 2017   Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly   History shows that, if individuals have the freedom to choose what to use as money, they will likely opt for gold or silver. Of course, modern politicians and their Keynesian enablers despise the gold or silver standard. This […]

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Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 27, 2017   Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors     With the announcement earlier this week that Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo will resign effective April 5, 2017, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will likely find itself in a highly […]


To Wish Impossible Things

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito February 22, 2017   To Wish Impossible Things     it was the sweetness of your skin it was the hope of all we might have been that fills me with the hope to wish impossible things The Cure Fix the Fed. This is the wish of John Mauldin, advocating […]

Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule