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.
Another dream from Obama — this one to be more "generous" with Social Security — will only hasten the demise of that scheme.
With the battle over a proposed $15 federal minimum wage raging, job losses are sure to be forthcoming — from not just traditional downsizing, but as has been seen in China and at restaurant trade shows, robots.
With China leading the way by selling a record $187 billion of U.S. treasuries in 2015, a massive global liquidation continued during January and February of this year. What does this mean for the U.S. economy?
Citing concerns about about a possible economic crisis and a desire for monetary stability, the State of Tennessee is now officially on record supporting the establishment of a depository facility to house gold and other precious metals for Tennesseans. In a remarkable example of bi-partisanship on serious issues, the resolution passed unanimously in both the state House and Senate before being signed by the governor. But more work remains, according to pro-Constitution and sound money activists supporting the efforts.
The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced its intention to mark up a bill calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve.
Kudos to Trump for being willing to talk about the elephant in the living room: the U.S. national debt and the likelihood of defaulting on that debt because of an inability to pay.