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The Donald Will Take It Easy, Thank You Very Much

Trump By David Stockman.  |  June 7, 2019locked

When the Donald tweets about the “greatest economy ever,” he doesn’t understand that the implosion of what is indeed the greatest-ever stock market bubble will send it into the dunk-tank. Read More

National Lampoon’s Oval Office

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  May 29, 2019

Otter: Bluto’s right… psychotic, but absolutely right… I think that this situation absolutely requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody’s part… Bluto: We’re just the guys to do it. Read More

Why We Remember

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  May 27, 2019

Does that flag still wave o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave? That is what we must all ask. Read More

A Coup in Imperial Washington

Washington DC By David Stockman.  |  May 3, 2019

And it grew both day and night. Till it bore an apple bright. – William Blake, “A Poison Tree” (1794) ... Well, there’s a new bad cop in town, and his name’s Bill Barr. Read More

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