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Tag: Audit the Fed
  • Audit the Fed (H.R. 459) goes to a vote tomorrow, Tuesday, July 24

    The bill will be considered under a “suspension of the rules,” which means that supporters of Fed secrecy can add no amendments to water down the bill as they have with past audit efforts. However, it also means we need two thirds of the House in order to win — not just a simple majority. Already almost two thirds of the House …

  • Audit the Fed Video

    I’ve just released a video on why we should audit the Fed. I’ll admit that I’m new to making YouTube videos so it may not be the best quality. I’m just a 22-year old girl with a camera and a dislike for the Fed and I wanted to get the message out. Thank you, everyone!

  • The Young Americans for Liberty at USF petition to audit the Fed.

    Here at the University of South Florida, we did exactly what Senator Rand Paul asked us to do at CPAC:  Ask our Senators to co-sponsor his bill to audit the Federal Reserve. To begin our campaign to audit the Federal Reserve we wrote a formal letter to our Senator Marco Rubio. It said: Dear Senator …

  • Young Americans for Liberty at UCF

    This is a short video we did on campus last school year and  never got a chance to post:  On April 26, 2010 Liberty Activists from the University of Central Florida came together to collect  petitions for S.604, the Federal Reserve Sunshine Act of 2009.  We also had random students stop at our table to …

  • The Fed’s Increased Efforts to Hide Bailout Records

    On Friday, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke gave a speech claiming that the economy is finally headed on the right track. He stated at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s annual economic symposium that “despite this recent slowing, however, it is reasonable to expect some pickup in growth in 2011 and in subsequent years.” …

  • Want to Audit the Fed?

    You’re not the only one, because 80% of Americans agree, according to lastest poll: Eighty percent (80%) of Americans now agree with Congress that auditing the Federal Reserve Board is a good idea, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey  This is further proof that Washington is out of step with the people.  …

  • END THE FED!

    Hat Tip to the Daily Paul.

  • Obama to Appoint New Fed Vice Chairman

    It has been reported that President Obama plans to appoint Janet Yellen, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, as the new Fed Vice Chairman. She is considered one of the most ‘dovish’ members of the central bank’s policymakers, meaning she is seen to lean toward policies that will boost growth …

  • David Frum’s Critique Is Far From Sound

    In his weekly CNN column, David Frum argues that “Ron Paul’s money plan is far from golden,” but makes a lot of mistakes in his analysis. He uses the same tired, old, and refuted Keynesian argument that a free monetary system based on gold currency is too inflexible. He argues the Great Depression happened because …

  • Can We Trust Bernanke’s Testimony?

    (This article first appeared on Our America Initiative🙂 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave his semi-annual testimony to Congress on monetary policy Wednesday. While cautioning lawmakers that job numbers are still a concern, Bernanke indicated that because of measures taken by the government and the Fed, we are in the process of economic recovery. But …