The Federal Reserve Transparency Act Continues To Gain Ground

In July 2009, Congress held hearings on the Federal Reserve System’s independence. Congress discussed Ron Paul’s bill, HR 1207, known as the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, as well as whether or not the Federal Reserve should continue to operate independently. Even though President Obama campaigned on and promised greater transparency in government, and even though [...]

Capitalism Works. It’s Government That’s Buggered!

If I ask you what is different today than a year ago one of your first answers would undoubtedly be the economy. A year ago, while I was watching stock prices give hints that there was some sort of trouble ahead and telling me to back my investments out into more conservative safe havens, most [...]