Friday, December 11, 2009

Neil Reynolds @ TheGlobeandMail: Operation Audit: Fed up with a rogue central bank

For Congressman Ron Paul, the lonely libertarian from Texas who first championed an audit of the Fed, the committee vote was, in itself, a revolutionary declaration. First elected as a Republican to the House of Representatives in 1976, Mr. Paul has since drafted innumerable bills to audit the Fed - all of which his colleagues greeted either with indifference or disdain. This time round, it was different. In the 435-seat House, Mr. Paul signed on 320 co-sponsors, a remarkably bipartisan alliance with enough pledged votes to approve the proposed Federal Reserve Transparency Act.
Not often is Dr. Paul mentioned in the Canadian media. You can read the full article here.

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