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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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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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Wall Street's Doomsday Machine

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog05/31/2016

This tepid recovery is now very long in the tooth and industrial production and PMI's are slipping into recession mode virtually everywhere.

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The Great Deformation

Big GovernmentFree MarketsU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
In The Great Deformation, Stockman describes how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under threat in America and provides a nonpartisan, surprising catalog of the corrupters and defenders.
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Blowback: The Washington War Party's Folly Comes Home to Roost

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

11/19/2015Mises Wire
After years of regime changes and destabilization in the Middle East, the war party in Washington has succeeded in making the world a more dangerous place. But DC is so caught up in its myths and lies that it can’t see the obvious.

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