Liberty RoundTable Podcast, 1/9/2017

Hour 1

Guest: Lowell Nelson - CamPaignForLiberty.org * Last Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Rep. Thomas Massie introduced HR 24, the "Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017" or commonly known as "Audit the Fed." There are 58 cosponsors of this bill (57 Republicans, 1 Democrat). * Senator Rand Paul, along with 9 co-sponsors, introduced S. 16, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017. Utah Senator Mike Lee is a co-sponsor of this bill. Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, not yet * The US House approved the REINS ("Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act") Act 237 to 187. * Utah Legislative Briefing * Last Friday's Highland Meeting * Ron Paul Column: Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue? - RonPaulInstitute.org * When Obama was first elected he swore that he would end the US presence in Iraq (the “bad” war) and increase US presence in Afghanistan (the “good” war). He ended up increasing troops to both wars, while the situation in each country continued to deteriorate. *

Hour 2

Left, Liberal Lie: Latinos will suffer brunt of Trump’s deportation plans * Illegals will suffer brunt of Trump’s deportation plans * Department stores become endangered - USA Today * Amazon worth more than Sears, Macy's and Target combined - CNN Money * Did you buy nearly all your presents for the holidays at Amazon? * Amazon's market value is just north of $370 billion. These other retailers are collectively worth a little less than $95 billion. And a big chunk of that is from Target, which has a market value of $40 billion. * Billionaire Buffett says he caps spending at McDonald’s on stock market’s down days - MarketWatch.com * Norway warned plan to switch off FM radio will 'cut off millions' Critics say the Scandinavian country is on a different wavelength to the millions of Norwegians who do not own a digital radio. *