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Ron PaulFinancial Services Hearing Highlights Feb 29 2012
Congressman Paul gives and opening statement and questions Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

Why Was the Fed Created?Why Was the Fed Created?
Prof. George Selgin provides a short but comprehensive explanation of the institutional drawbacks of the United States banking system during the 19th century and how this fueled desire for financial reform. Unfortunately, as Prof. Selgin goes on to describe, the solution of allowing a free market in banking was rejected and instead another layer of government regulation was placed on the banking sector in the form of the Federal Reserve System.

How the Federal Reserve WorksHow the Federal Reserve Works
This is a basic video of how the federal reserve works; it’s a bit dated (1999) and the eagle animation is kind of hokey, but it gets the general info across.

Federal Reserve Banking System ExplainedFederal Reserve Banking System Explained
What do you really know about how the United States government runs its monetary policy? After watching this video you will know just that. They never call it “debasing” or “devaluing” the currency, says Ron Paul.

Dollar & Euro Collapse Is GuaranteedWhy a Dollar & Euro Collapse Is Guaranteed
The collapse of the Dollar and the Euro is a mathematical certainty. In this video I’m going to prove it using very simple terms.

John Maynard Keynes and F. A. HayekFear the Boom and Bust
In Fear the Boom and Bust, John Maynard Keynes and F. A. Hayek, two of the great economists of the 20th century, come back to life to attend an economics conference on the economic crisis. Before the conference begins, and at the insistence of Lord Keynes, they go out for a night on the town and sing about why there’s a “boom and bust” cycle in modern economies and good reason to fear it.

Money, Banking, and the Federal ReserveMoney, Banking, and the Federal Reserve
A great primer from the Mises Institute on our monetary system.

The Federal ReserveZeitgeist – The Movie: Federal Reserve – Part 1
“Zeitgeist – The Movie” is two hours long. The video you are currently watching is the portion film; “The Federal Reserve”.

The Federal ReserveZeitgeist – The Movie: Federal Reserve – Part 2
“Zeitgeist – The Movie” is two hours long. The video you are currently watching is the portion of the film; “The Federal Reserve”.

The Federal ReserveZeitgeist – The Movie: Federal Reserve – Part 3
“Zeitgeist – The Movie” is two hours long. The video you are currently watching is the portion of the film; “The Federal Reserve”.

The Federal ReserveThe Federal Reserve is a Privately Owned Corporation
Jerry Nelson, corporate communications, the Federal Reserve, expounds upon ownership of the Fed.

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