What’s the Matter with Iran?

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 17, 2020

Political writers argue in regard to the love of liberty with the same philosophy that philosophers do in regard to the state of nature; by the things they see they judge of things very different Read More

There’s “Dumb,” There’s “Neocon,” and There’s the Donald

Trump By David Stockman.  |  January 8, 2020

“…that old Beach Boys song, ‘Bomb Iran,’… ‘Bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb…’ anyway, ah…” – Senator John McCain, responding to an audience question about military action against Iran during an April 17, 2007, campaign appearance in Read More

Social Media’s President

Trump By David Stockman.  |  December 2, 2019

I’ll press your flesh, you dimwitted sumbitch! You don’t tell your pappy how to court the electorate. We ain’t one-at-a-timin’ here. Read More

Is the Donald Down for the Count?

Trump By David Stockman.  |  November 20, 2019

To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of Read More

Gathering Darkness

Trump By David Stockman.  |  September 30, 2019

The Tweeter-in-Chief is agitated… well, more so than usual. Impeachment does that to presidents. This one, though, has an unmatched capacity for chaos – both the creating and the surviving of it. Read More

Welcome to Impeachment Theater

Trump By David Stockman.  |  September 25, 2019

The Duopoly thinks it’s gotten all it can get from the Donald. It doesn’t trust Elizabeth Warren. They simply can’t risk her. So, Imperial Washington’s eyes have fallen on Joe Biden. Read More

Two Days in September

Trump By David Stockman.  |  September 11, 2019

September 11 is a day of reflection. It’s 18 years since the 20th century ended and the 21st century began. Read More

The Hour Of The Donald

Trump By David Stockman.  |  August 15, 2019

Will future historians look at the eighth month of 2019 the way current ones do August 1914? Well, that is one of the “big questions” we discussed during an in-house editorial meeting earlier today. Read More

Why This Market Will Fall

Trump By David Stockman.  |  August 6, 2019

We have dunces sitting atop the global financial and economic system. So, it’s worth considering the probability something will go very wrong. Read More

Are These the Donald’s Means to MAGA?

Trump By David Stockman.  |  August 5, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down nearly 600 points as of this writing, a little more than an hour into the trading session. Read More