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Legalize Currency Competition by Ron Paul

Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, Hearing on HR 1098: the Free Competition in Currency Act

I. The Problem

John Maynard Keynes once stated that “There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. 2,350 more words

Government

How Conservative Can You Really Claim To Be?

The typical conservative claims to believe in smaller government, reduced spending and reduced taxation, but their actions go against this supposed belief. Recently I have been hearing Republicans and self-proclaimed conservatives railing against these very stances in opposition to political opponents. 1,034 more words

Intervention

Kansas’ Ruinous Tax Cuts

By the Editors of The New York Times

There was a windstorm of hasty excuses in recent weeks after Kansas reported that it took in $338 million less than expected in the 2014 fiscal year and would have to dip heavily into a reserve fund.

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Politics

RMC Responds: The Real Costs of Hobby Lobby

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, which RMC explains in a recent blog could have a broader impact on insurance coverage for all forms of birth control, some of RMC’s Facebook commenters have stated their support for the Hobby Lobby ruling is mainly based on opposition to the federal government using taxpayer dollars to pay for birth control. 480 more words

Rick Perry's Chicago Tribune Op-Ed: Why Illinois fails and Texas thrives

Yesterday was a productive day for Texas Governor, Rick Perry. Not only did he meet with the President to discuss the recent border crisis, he also had this op-ed published in the Chicago Tribune espousing the virtues of fiscal conservatism. 785 more words

Politics

"Benghazi, The Cost Of An Obsession": A Farcical Waste Of Time And Money

The furious, year-and-a-half-old effort to turn the deadly Benghazi attack into a Watergate-level scandal has so far failed. Naturally that hasn’t stopped Republicans from howling at hearings and turning over seat cushions in search of evidence. 252 more words

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