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Tag: HR 1207
  • Vote the Rascal Out

    Surprisingly, the only truly bipartisan efforts in Congress this year have been directed towards the Federal Reserve. With Dr. Paul’s H.R. 1207 garnishing near complete support in the House, and Bernie Sanders’ S. 604 doing well in the Senate, the elite at the Fed are more nervous than ever. Now, several Senators have openly announced …

  • Bernanke’s “Remedy”

    In this Washington Post article, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, makes the case for “good reform” for the Fed. Covertly aiming the whole article at the two bills that would expose the Federal Reserve’s secretive policies, H.R. 1207 and S. 604, Bernanke offers more of the same rather than real reform. Bernanke writes, …

  • Getting in bed with Mel Watt & the Fed

    When we get in bed… with Mel Watt & the Fed… We have to expect… the disease they spread… HONK TO AUDIT THE FED! This little tactic, among a wealth of others courtesy of the Leadership Institute, is known as Operation Burmashave. Gotta love student innovation! The above photo is from the Charlotte “End the …

  • 10/22/09 Roundup

    Stocks slid the day after the Dow hit 10k Oath Keepers pres Stewart Rhodes smacked down busybody creepazoids Chris Matthews and Mark Potok Staying on the creepy statist front, some politicians are quietly trying to water down Hr1207. The US State is stepping up its belligerent rhetoric to  North Korea. Meanwhile, the state’s God-Head is losing …

  • Incredible Day for YAL and the Liberty Movement

    In addition to Jeff Frazee and The U of M YAL chapter doing an objectively awesome job in tonight’s  Student Town Hall, Tom Woods made us all proud earlier today in the HR 1207 hearings with his indictment of the Fed’s “easy” monetary policies and lack of public accountability.  Click here for the full hearing, and note that Dr. …

  • Thomas Woods’ H.R. 1207 Statement

    Thomas Woods released his testimony for today’s H.R. 1207 (Audit the FED) hearing early on LewRockwell.com. An especially good line: If there is any truth to the idea of Fed independence, it lay in precisely this: the Fed may reward favored friends and constituencies with trillions of dollars in various kinds of assistance, while keeping …

  • Hearing to take place for H.R. 1207!

    Report from The Smoking Argus: The tentative schedule published by the House Committee on Financial Services, of which Representative Grayson and Paul are members, indicates the hearing on H.R. 1207 The FEDERAL RESERVE Transparency Act of 2009 is to take place on Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. You can watch …

  • Ron Paul vs. Ben Bernanke

    Dr. Paul once again befuddles Ben Bernanke on inflation and monetizing the debt. 

  • Tyler Cowen: Fed Independence Not Necessarily Good

    Prominent George Mason University Professor Tyler Cowen writes: Why are more independent central banks better at fighting inflation than less independent central banks?  There is nothing magical about independence that makes for low-inflation.  Suppose we pick someone at random and give them complete power over monetary policy.  Such a central banker would be very independent but …

  • Audit the Fed = Audit the STATE

    Ron Paul’s HR 1207 bill to audit the Federal Reserve has quickly been gaining momentum and support in the House of Representatives and around the country over the past several months.  While it is true that the bill aims to force the Federal Reserve to fess up to all of its dirty dealings, the bill’s …