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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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David Stockman on the Tom Woods Show: the Real Condition of the Trump Economy

05/08/2018Power & Market
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Stockman on Fox Business: No, the Pentagon Doesn't Need Its Budget Raised to $700B

04/25/2018Power & Market
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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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