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Patrick Trombly

Patrick Trombly is a Senior Vice President with a commercial bank in New York City. He has worked in commercial banking and credit for regional and money-center banks for sixteen years. Prior to his banking career, he was a consultant for a Big Four firm. Patrick is also the author of The Beavers, a work of allegorical fiction expected to be released electronically this summer. The opinions expressed are his own and do not reflect the positions of the firms for which Patrick works or has worked.

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Central Banks Have Robbed Us Of the Benefits of Free Trade

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory


In a free market, increasing trade leads to increases in real wages. Unfortunately, central banks have intervened to inflate many of those gains away.

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Infrastructure Spending Does not "Grow the Economy"

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Both Trump and Clinton agree the US government needs to spend billions more on infrastructure. More spending is not the boon they think it is.

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Elizabeth Warren Turns a Blind Eye to the Central Bank

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory


Elizabeth Warren thinks she can prevent future foreclosure crises by regulating private banks. She should take a hard look at central banks instead.

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Elizabeth Warren’s War on the Poor

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism


Elizabeth Warren wants to help low-income and powerless people. However, she supports interventions that will hurt the people she wants to help.

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