Washington DC

Washington DC

We’ve Got to Get Ahold of Ourselves

Stock Market By David Stockman.  |  January 16, 2020

Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. 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

The Spirit of Ronald Reagan

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 26, 2019

Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings, and Happy New Year. Read More

Crossing the Delaware

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 23, 2019

Merry Christmas. Over the next few days, as my holiday “gift,” I’d like to share some reminders of what American leadership can be, via messages tailored for the season by presidents past. Read More

Can We Renew Our Sense of Wonder – Again?

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 25, 2019

Merry Christmas. Over the next few days, as my holiday “gift,” I’d like to share some reminders of what American leadership can be, via messages tailored for the season by presidents past. Read More

The Bygone Age of Courageous Elites

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 24, 2019

Merry Christmas. Over the next few days, as my holiday “gift,” I’d like to share some reminders of what American leadership can be, via messages tailored for the season by presidents past. Read More

How Did We Get Here?

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 18, 2019

Assyria soon discovered a painful truth: empires are like Ponzi schemes: financial frauds in which previous investors are paid returns out of new investors’ deposits. Read More

The Hilarity of Empire

Uncategorized By David Stockman.  |  December 16, 2019

The odds were a hundred to one against me The world thought the heights were too high to climb But people from Missouri never incensed me Oh, I wasn’t a bit concerned For from hist’ry Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  November 28, 2019

But prosperity is not an end in itself. Read More

Gobble, Gobble: MAGA is Trouble

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  November 27, 2019

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. Read More