Ron Paul"I'm not calling for the violent overthrow of the federal reserve system," Rep. Ron Paul (pictured) has told Yahoo!.
Well, that's a relief. Instead, Paul, the Texas Republican who now chairs the congressional panel overseeing the Federal Reserve, said he simply wants "a real discussion on monetary policy."
But it's perhaps not surprising that Paul used an interview Wednesday with Dan Gross and Aaron Task of Yahoo! Finance's Tech Ticker (watch video below) to offer reassurance about his peaceful intentions. An outspoken libertarian opponent of efforts to regulate the money supply--the Fed's raison d'être--Paul is the author of the 2009 book End the Fed. And last month he took over as chair of the House Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy--a post which will give his unorthodox views more prominence than ever.Read More »from Ron Paul: Asset-buy program ‘hasn’t done anything for Main Street’