Central Banking

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Paul Ryan's plan won't succeed without legislation to prevent the Federal Reserve from monetizing the national debt.


Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
by George F. Smith If monetizing debt is understood to mean printing money to pay for government deficits, then the Fed is guilty.
Friday, July 27th, 2012
Written by Jonathan Barnes
Thursday, July 26th, 2012

July 25, 2012 C-SPAN

Representative from Texas Dr. Ron Paul questions Timothy Geithner about the LIBOR SCANDAL, the Fed, interest rates, and American taxpayers paying elite bond traders to serve (and become very wealthy) as intermediaries between the Treasury and the Fed.

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
David Ignatius at WaPo has written an opinion piece which warns that the American and European Central banks have been "forced" by complacent and cowardly politicians into pumping money into the economy - to keep the economy afloat - because politicians have been unwilling to commit to
Monday, July 23rd, 2012

by Steve H. Hanke

This article appeared in the August 2012 issue of Globe Asia.
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
We've gotten to the point where they don't even have to try anymore. If a bank or bureaucrat does it, it can't be wrong by definition. They are incapable of doing wrong, or of having any but the purest, most altruistic motives.
Thursday, July 12th, 2012
[Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology of the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives "Fractional Reserve Banking and Central Banking as Sources of Economic Instability: The Sound Money Alternative," June 28, 2012]