Concerned about the out-of-control Federal Reserve System and the increasingly unstable fiat dollar managed by the privately owned central bank, lawmakers in Arizona are following in Utah’s footsteps to come up with a potential alternative that protects citizens. Legislation to treat gold and silver as legal tender already sailed through the state Senate in late February, and last week, the Arizona House Financial Institutions Committee voted 4 to 2 to advance the bill as well. Activists are now working hard to keep it moving along.

It is a good thing when taxes are reduced. But when refundable tax credits provide taxpayers with more money than they paid in, that’s a subsidy, not a tax cut.

Time and again, when taxes have been raised on the rich, the poor suffered the greatest detriment. And when taxes were lowered, the poor saw most of the benefit.

Russia's presidency of the G20 is coinciding with some very disturbing plans to implement Soviet-style controls over the global economy

When President Obama announced a proposed hike in the federal minimum wage rate in his State of the Union address last week, the reaction was swift. House Speaker John Boehner spoke for most Republicans in condemning the increase (from the current $7.25 an hour to $9.00), reminding his colleagues that “when you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it.”

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