Category Archives: Financial Services

WSJ: The Federal Reserve’s Accountability Deficit

Every member of the Fed’s Board of Governors is an Obama appointee. That wasn’t supposed to happen. By PHIL GRAMM And THOMAS R. SAVING Oct. 14, 2015 6:27 p.m. ET The Federal Reserve enjoys extraordinary independence from the elected branches of government, based on the well-founded fear that politicians cannot be trusted with...
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Gramm and Solon: Suddenly, an Opening for Tax Reform

Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden now recognizes that a pro-growth tax reform can raise revenues. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon A glimmer of hope for the economy and deficit reduction flashed from the Senate this past weekend when the new Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Ron Wyden, announced “a breakthrough”...
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