Ron "Austrian" Paul Vs. Paul "Keynesian" Krugman – You Decide

The concept of the business cycle and its un-natural intervention-inspired boom-bust process is at the core of the following three minutes of dueling quotes from two of the most infamous public proponents of change (Ron Paul) and the status quo (Paul K… [...]

Ron Paul Asks "Can Karzai Save Us?"

Submitted by Ron Paul via the Ron Paul Institute, After a year of talks over the post-2014 US military presence in Afghanistan, the US administration announced last week that a new agreement had finally been reached. Under the deal worked out with Afgh… [...]

Ron Paul: "The Fed Steals From The Poor And Gives To The Rich"

Submitted by Ron Paul via The Free Foundation blog, Last Thursday the Senate Banking Committee held hearings on Janet Yellen’s nomination as Federal Reserve Board Chairman. As expected, Ms. Yellen indicated that she would continue the Fed’s “quanti… [...]

The Fed’s 100-Year War Against Gold (And Economic Common Sense)

On December 23, 2013, the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) will celebrate its 100th birthday, so we thought it was time to take a look at the Fed’s real accomplishment, and the practices and policies it has employed during this time to rob the publ… [...]

84% Of US Adults Don’t Use Twitter, Only 4% Of Americans Over 30 Get Their News From Twitter, Pew Study Finds

When it comes to Twitter, there seems to be a discrepancy in the publicly available user data. Recall that according to the company’s S-1 filing, Twitter’s US monthly user base has risen from 10 million in 2010 to just shy of 50 million. And yet, acco… [...]

Ron Paul Exposes The Fed-Driven Erosion Of US Living Standards

Submitted by Ron Paul via The Free Foundation, One of the least discussed, but potentially most significant, provisions in President Obama’s budget is the use of the “chained consumer price index” (chained CPI), to measure the effect of inflation… [...]

Ron Paul Redux: The Economic Crisis On Our Doorstep

Speaking, ironically, at the Economic Club of Detroit in 1988, Ron Paul warns oh-so-prophetically of a coming economic crisis and the profound implications of the government’s fiscal and monetary program largesse.        [...]

Ron Paul Reveals What Was Not Said About Iraq

Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute, October was Iraq’s deadliest month since April, 2008. In those five and a half years, not only has there been no improvement in Iraq’s security situation, but things have gotten much worse. More tha… [...]

Ron Paul On Faux Fed Transparency: "Believe Me, The ‘Big Stuff’ Is Done In Secret"

As Rand Paul grows more vociferous with regard the Janet Yellen nomination, he and his father are once again pressing for more transparency into what really occurs at the Fed. While some argue that there has never been a more ‘transparent’ Fed as we ar… [...]

Austrian Economics Hits Mainstream Media

One has to wonder if somewhere deep down a change is occurring in America. While stock prices soar to record highs, it is clear a growing number of ‘real’ people are realizing the nonsense that watching a ‘market’ as anything indicative of reality has … [...]