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David Stockman was elected as a Michigan Congressman in 1976 and joined the Reagan White House in 1981.  Serving as budget director, he was one of the key architects of the Reagan Revolution plan to reduce taxes, cut spending and shrink the role of government.  He joined Salomon Brothers in 1985 and later became one of the early partners of The Blackstone Group.  During nearly two decades at Blackstone and at a firm he founded, Heartland Industrial Partners, Stockman was a private equity investor.  Born in Fort Hood, Texas, Stockman graduated from Michigan State University and attended Harvard Divinity School and then went to Washington as a Congressional aide in 1970.

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Why the Deep State Is at War With Trump

Big Government

Blog12/06/2017
To wit, the Deep State has turned its own crimes during and after the 2016 election into nothing less than a coup d'etat against American democracy.

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The Deep State and the Donald

War and Foreign Policy

04/09/2017Audio/Video
David Stockman on what the generals, think tank experts, and ex-National Security Council types won't tell you.

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Helicopter Money: The Biggest Fed Power Grab Yet

The Fed

Blog07/14/2016

Helicopter money is not some kind of new wrinkle in monetary policy. It is an old-as-the-hills way to monetize the public debt.

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Here We Go Again: An August 2007 Redux

Global EconomyMoney and BanksInterventionism

Blog07/08/2016

Nearly everywhere on the planet the giant financial bubbles created by the central banks during the last two decades are fracturing.

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The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2016

During Friday's bloodbath a CNBC anchor lady assured her audience that Brexit wasn't a big sweat. That's because it is a political crisis, not a financial one.

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