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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 - 11:25am

Congressional Hearing On The Fed

Today, Congress is holding a hearing titled "The Federal Reserve’s Impact on Main Street, Retirees, and Savings"

This is a must-watch event. So refreshing to see these important points raised to Congress:

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Fri, Oct 11, 2013 - 2:12pm

Why Our Politicians Are Now So Ineffective

Here is a great article by John Rubino over at DollarCollapse.com, explaining why governing has become such hard sledding of late for our politicians. Since they have enjoyed an ever-expanding pie so far in their carreers, they don't have any professional experience of prioritizing spending, which the sluggish economy is now demanding of them. They are, simply  put, the wrong people for the job:

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Mon, Apr 22, 2013 - 4:22pm

US Congress Defangs Enforcing Limits on Its Own Insider Trading

You may have heard about the STOCK Act. It was a much-ignored bill that sought to make insider trading by US Congress members illegal. (Yes, up until recently, it was perfectly legal for your elected representative to do this)