The “Great Disruptor” Moment

Finance By David Stockman.  |  April 17, 2019

He said “None of you understand. I’m not locked up in here with you. You’re locked up in here with me.” – Alan Moore, Watchmen (1986-87) We’re midway through month No. Read More

How to Beat a Dead Unicorn

Finance By David Stockman.  |  April 12, 2019

The fool who knows his folly Becomes wise by that fact. Read More

How the Maestro Birthed Uber and Lyft

Finance By David Stockman.  |  April 11, 2019

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. Read More

This Deal and That Peak

Finance By David Stockman.  |  April 4, 2019

What makes us omniscient? Have we a record of omniscience? – Robert McNamara, in “The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. Read More

This Is the Tweeter-in-Chief’s World

Finance By David Stockman.  |  March 29, 2019

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go into the library and read a good book. Read More

When Two Trends Collide

Finance By David Stockman.  |  March 27, 2019

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. Read More

Let’s Consume More Than We Produce!

Budget By David Stockman.  |  March 18, 2019

“Oh, ‘tanstaafl.’ Means ‘There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.’ And isn’t,” I added, pointing to a FREE LUNCH sign across room, “or these drinks would cost half as much. Read More

A Million Peter Pans

Finance By David Stockman.  |  March 13, 2019

All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust. – J.M. Barrie, “Peter Pan” (1904) When the Duopoly comes for the Donald, they better be fast and hard about it. Read More

These Are the Worst of Times

Finance By David Stockman.  |  March 11, 2019

Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay, gets another person who can’t pay, to guarantee that he can pay. Read More

The Idiot’s Guide to Monetary Central Planning

Finance By David Stockman.  |  March 6, 2019

Someone who lies and someone who tells the truth are playing on opposite sides, so to speak, in the same game. Read More