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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

Buzz Kill

Finance By David Stockman.  |  January 28, 2019

The great American dream that reached out to the stars has been lost to the stripes.Read More

The Truth About the Southern Border

Immigration By David Stockman.  |  January 25, 2019

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.Read More

Three Stooges of Bubble Finance

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  January 16, 2019

The classic definition of slapstick runs along the line of, “Funny is someone else ramming his face repeatedly into a brick wall.Read More

Enemies, Neighbors, and the Donald

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  December 27, 2018

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people. – G.K.Read More

A City on a Hill…

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  December 27, 2018

You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. – Jesus, Matthew 5:14 Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings, and Happy New Year.Read More

Christmas with Reagan

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  December 25, 2018

God bless us, every one. – Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol (1843) Merry Christmas.Read More

Christmas Eve with FDR (and Churchill)

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  December 24, 2018

Christmas is a time in which, of all times in the year, the memory of every remediable sorrow, wrong, and trouble in the world around us, should be active with us, not less than ourRead More

Let’s Cast Some Ballots (and a Few Aspersions)

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  November 6, 2018

Today is the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November – Election Day. In 2018, in these United States of America, that also means it’s time for the “Vengeance Vote.Read More

It Can End Well… If You Want It

Main Street By David Stockman.  |  October 26, 2018

And it happens… justlikethat. “Halftime” talk turns from “new 52-week highs” to “new 52-week lows” during ad breaks. Beltway barnacles wonder whether we’re heading into a Trade War-induced global recession.Read More