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David Stockman

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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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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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Economic Stagnation and the Global Bubble

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

07/01/2015The Austrian
Despite massive policy stimulus in the United States, the US economy is now growing far more slowly than in past periods of monetary inaction from the central bank. Meanwhile, fragile economic bubbles are being inflated from China to Europe.
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The Futility of Our Global Monetary Experiment

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

06/13/2015Mises Daily Articles
The world's central banks have been pouring new money into the financial system, which has produced a dangerous amount of distortion to prices in the market. And what do we have to show for it? Economic growth is anemic, at best.
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