I will say this: if every member of congress had the integrity of Dr. Paul, a logical argument could be made regarding the state of monetary policy. Meaning; it will never happen. The majority of politicians are about as criminal as can be.The Board of Governors' financial statements are audited annually by an independent audit firm retained by the Board's Office of Inspector General. The audit firm also provides a report on compliance and on internal control over financial reporting in accordance with government auditing standards. The Office of Inspector General also conducts audits, reviews, and investigations relating to the Board's programs and operations as well as of Board functions delegated to the Reserve Banks.