Tag: Monetary Policy

Ron Paul: The Debt Ceiling Drama

The debt ceiling debate is providing plenty of opportunity for political theater in Washington. Proponents of raising the debt ceiling are throwing around the usual scare tactics and misinformation in order to intimidate opponents into accepting more debt and taxes. …

The Fed Has No Gold, Pt 2: A Deeper Look

In our last article, Fed Lawyer Alvarez: “The Federal Reserve Does NOT Own Any Gold at All”, we explained why the widespread belief that the Fed owns any gold is false and that the Fed’s reported holdings of gold certificates …

The Coming Economic Hell For American Families

Tens of millions of American families are about to go through economic hell and most of them don’t even realize it. Most Americans don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about things like “monetary policy” or “economic cycles”.  The vast majority of people just want to be able to get up in the morning, […]

Central Economic Planning at its Worst

Last week, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) presented its results to the Financial Services Committee. As with most other politically-appointed commissions, the results of the FCIC’s investigation were easy to predict.  Established by the same congress that gave us national …