Ron Paul and Alan Grayson Call for Delay to Bernanke Confirmation Hearing

Ron Paul and Alan Grayson sent a letter to Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd this afternoon, asking that the Senate delay Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s confirmation hearing until the Federal Reserve releases information on which financial firms have received emergency Fed loans in the past year and transcripts …

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Why The Federal Reserve Loves Secrecy

The Real Reasons Behind Fed Secrecy by Ron Paul Last week I was very pleased that the Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, HR 1207. The bill has 295 cosponsors and there is also strong support for the companion bill in the Senate. This …

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Ron Paul: Congress Should Read Bills Before Voting on Them

Is Congress just a decadent caricature of its former self, timidly executing the secret orders of the hidden elite? Sometimes it appears that way, especially when congressmen and women obediently vote on a bill without reading it and without having had the opportunity to do so, as it was made …

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Ron Paul to Ben Bernanke: The Federal Reserve Is Already Politicized

“What about today? Interest rates are artificially low. Could there be any political pressure to keep interest rates artificially low? Historically, that’s been well known, it’s been documented and written about, how other Federal Reserve chairmen, they were on the verge of reappointment and they know the president, and all …

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