Needed: A Candidate Who Can Argue Political Economy
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Written by William Kristol for The Weekly Standard.
In an important piece in today's Wall Street Journal, Lew Lehrman explains the connection between monetary and fiscal policy—fiscal policy will almost inevitably tend toward deficits and debt if the monetary authorities are (virtually) unconstrained in financing that debt. Until it all comes crashing down—as it is now about to. And he suggests a solution:" View article
Lehrman tapped for Gold Standard Advisory Board
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Written by M.J. Lee & Zeeshan Aleem for Politico.
Lewis Lehrman has been named to the advisory board of the American Principles Project's Gold Standard 2012 initiative.
Now the head of investment firm L.E. Lehrman & Co., Lehrman had been president of Rite Aid and was a member of the U.S. Gold Commission in the Reagan administration.
"Lew Lehrman is one of the most accomplished and respected leaders of international monetary reform in modern American history," said Sean Fieler, chairman of the American Principles Project. "He is also one of the most articulate voices on the need to end the dollar's role as the reserve currency and restore the international gold standard." View article
Paul Ryan: ‘The Band Is Getting Back Together.’
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Written by Ralph Benko for Forbes.
"Reagan-era economic growth, and gold standard proponents such as financier and Gold Commissioner Lewis Lehrman and author and former Kemp presidential co-chair Jeffrey Bell (with both of whom this writer is professionally associated) have been notable in their advocacy for a 21st century gold standard, as has such a respected figure as Steve Forbes. The gold standard, many suggest, is critical to restoring economic growth as well as constraining Congress’ addiction to borrowing and spending. Specie — precious-metals-based currency — is the monetary policy put forth in the U.S. Constitution. The significance of this is not at all lost on the Tea Party." View article
Gold Standard Advocacy Site hits the web today
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Written by Paul Collier for The Freedomist.
"The Freedomist will be paying close attention to this site as it continues to provide the kind of information that could help our leaders see the benefits of returning to a constitutional dollar, the gold standard." View article