Washington DC

Washington DC

The Enemies of the Donald Are Not Your Friends

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  April 19, 2019

The object of power is power. – George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) Russiagate is just a means to an end: Taking out the Great Disruptor is necessary to preserve the Duopoly. Read More

If You Thought Monetary Policy Was Crazy…

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  April 8, 2019

The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale. Read More

“Quagmire” Is a Funny Word

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  March 1, 2019

Nor did Madeleine Albright visit the absurdly misnamed ‘Demilitarized Zone,’ one of the most heavily militarized strips of land on earth. Read More

Oh, Yes, It Can Get Worse Than This

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  February 28, 2019

Hell is truth seen too late. Read More

Notes on a Shutdown

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  January 4, 2019

Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning… We mean to hold our own. Read More

The Fed: Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don’t… Damned Straight

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 19, 2018

Thus did a handful of rapacious citizens come to control all that was worth controlling in America. Thus was the savage and stupid and entirely inappropriate and unnecessary and humorless American class system created. Read More

They’re All Naked

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 17, 2018

I am also concerned not to come off as shrill or preachy when what I really am is more like confused. Read More

Swans of All Colors (One in Particular, Though)

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 6, 2018

…but also we distinguished the false from true, we had suddenly learned to see. And we saw that there was nothing of their world left. Read More

Empire Is Complicated

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  December 5, 2018

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale. – Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn (1968) It’s all quiet on the Wall Street front. Read More

It’s All About Interest

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  November 7, 2018

Same as it ever was Same as it ever was Same as it ever was Same as it ever was Same as it ever was Same as it ever was Same as it ever was Read More