The Truth Is In Here…

Budget By David Stockman.  |  February 14, 2019

Roses are red Violets are blue Retail sales sucked BTFD – “Ramp Capital,” a Twitter parody account, on Valentine’s Day 2019 When he was appointed, I referred to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell as “Janet YellenRead More

Let’s Hear It For and From George and Abraham

Budget By David Stockman.  |  February 18, 2019

For most Americans the Constitution had become a hazy document, cited like the Bible on ceremonial occasions but forgotten in the daily transactions of life. – Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.Read More

The Crisis Is on Main Street

Budget By David Stockman.  |  February 15, 2019

Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.Read More

Let Them Eat Loans

Budget By David Stockman.  |  February 6, 2019

The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.Read More

Let Them Eat Loans

Budget By David Stockman.  |  February 13, 2019

Nor public flame, nor private, dares to shine; Nor human spark is left, nor glimpse divine! Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos! is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word: Thy hand, great Anarch! lets theRead More

The Last Joke of Bubble Finance

Budget By David Stockman.  |  February 13, 2019

I be dog if hit don't look like sometimes that when a fellow sets out to play a joke, hit ain't another fellow he's playing that joke on; hit's a kind of big power layingRead More

My Grandfather, MLK, and Me

Budget By David Stockman.  |  January 21, 2019

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.Read More

With Leaders Like Those…

Budget By David Stockman.  |  January 14, 2019

Rulers who destroy men’s freedom commonly begin by trying to retain its forms…. They cherish the illusion that they can combine the prerogatives of absolute power with the moral authority that comes from popular assent.Read More

Resolved: It’s All Greenspan’s Fault

Budget By David Stockman.  |  July 17, 2018

And by that destiny to perform an act Whereof what’s past is prologue, what to come In yours and my discharge. – William Shakespeare, The Tempest (Act 2, Scene I) I know Larry Kudlow.Read More