Janet Yellen Grilled on Federal Reserve Partisanship

by Tho Bishop, Mises Institute Just days after Donald Trump accused the Federal Reserve of playing politics with low interest rates during the first presidential debate,Congressman Scott Garrett challenged Chairman Janet Yellen today on whether Fed officials were guilty of playing politics this campaign season. In particular, Garrett questioned the actions of Fed Governor Lael…

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Texas State Gold Depository Another Step Closer To Reality

AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 18, 2016) – The creation of a state gold depository in Texas represents a power shift away from the federal government to the state, and it provides a blueprint that could ultimately end the Fed. The depository inched closer to reality last month when Texas officials formally called for businesses to submit their plans for building the facility.

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To the Governor’s Desk: Arizona Senate Gives Final Approval to Bill Supporting Constitutional Tender

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 5, 2016) –  Yesterday, the Arizona Senate concurred with House amendments to a bill that would “legalize the Constitution” by defining gold and silver specie as legal tender and encouraging their use as currency, sending it to the governor’s desk.

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