Taking aim at the Federal Reserve's politically motivated manipulation of the U.S. economy, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted the central bank's artificially low interest rates. He also denounced the “very false economy” propped up by Fed monetary gimmicks. Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, though, hit back immediately, saying Trump should not malign or even comment on the increasingly unpopular institution that controls America's monetary system.
Although supply-side economics produced two of the longest expansions in U.S. history, the current reliance on Keynesian economic principles — including the potential for negative interest rates — is being allowed to damage the economy.
The federal civilian workforce has ballooned since 2014 and is now at the highest level of Obama's presidency. Is there a correlation between budgetary problems, employment increases, and slow GDP growth? by Walter McLaughlin
Here is another great example of the death of common sense: raising the minimum wage to "help the poor."
Under the Obama administration, the national debt grows by $1 trillion every year, and when this catches up to us, the country will suffer greatly.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) reports that he is “about seven votes short” of the 60 votes he believes would be procedurally sufficient to get a vote in the Senate.
During a speaking tour of Australia, Cleveland Federal Reserve officer Loretta Mester confirmed the Fed's plan to issue "helicopter money."
Global Financial Giants Look to Use TTIP to "Harmonize" US-EU Laws, Remove Obstacles to Future Taxpayer BailoutsWritten by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
A coalition of 14 U.S.-E.U. banking and financial companies are working to use the TTIP to remove regulations designed to prevent taxpayer bailouts.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the economy and appear to enjoy bipartisan support in Congress. Yet the amount of rules and regulations they are saddled with has grown dramatically over the years, depressing entrepreneurship and innovation. To combat the problem, Occam's Razor applies.