Positively Trump Street

Trump By David Stockman.  |  February 14, 2020

I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy. Read More

Dumbed-Up Davos Man

Trump By David Stockman.  |  February 7, 2020

The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it. Power is what all messiahs really seek: not the chance to serve. Read More

Who Is “Davos Man”?

Economy By David Stockman.  |  February 3, 2020

Like the elite of ancient Egypt, most people in most cultures dedicate their lives to building pyramids. Only the names, shapes and sizes of these pyramids change from one culture to the other. Read More

Pandemic and Impeachment and Liquidity and Disaster

Trump By David Stockman.  |  January 31, 2020

“And, still, the entire Acela Corridor’s ruling elite – from Imperial Washington to Wall Street – seems euthanized to the developing calamity over which they preside. Read More

A Minister of Propaganda

Economy By David Stockman.  |  January 24, 2020

A Truth thats told with bad intent Beats all the Lies you can invent – William Blake, “Auguries of Innocence” (1803/1863) Editor’s Note: I hope by now you’ve had an opportunity to catch Michael Coolbaugh’s Read More

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