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David Stockman

David Stockman was director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, serving from 1981 until August 1985. He was the youngest cabinet member in the 20th century.

David Stockman on his Book and the Bailouts

Mises DailySeptember 6, 2013
The Fed decides, through a Politburo of planners sitting in Washington, how much liquidity is necessary and what the interest rate should be.

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David Stockman on his Book and the Bailouts

JournalsJuly 24, 2013
Greenspan took the Federal Reserve, which for years had been run by far more cautious and conservative men, and turned it into a machine for fine-tuning every aspect of the economy.

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Milton Friedman: Freshwater Keynesian

Mises DailyJune 27, 2013
At the end of the day, Friedman jettisoned the gold standard for a remarkably statist reason.

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Unshackling the Fed

Mises DailyJune 19, 2013
The very idea that the FOMC would function as faithful monetary eunuchs was sheer fantasy.

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Social Security: The New Deal’s Fiscal Ponzi

Mises DailyJune 10, 2013
Social insurance co-opts all potential sources of political opposition, making it inherently a fiscal doomsday machine.

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