Posted tagged ‘David Stockman’

Must Reads For The Week 6/6/15

June 6, 2015
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 The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

Why Butter And Eggs Won’t Kill Us After All: Flawed Science Triggers U-Turn On Cholesterol Fears, by Chris Brooke, at So your telling me that global warming science isn’t settled! I can’t wait to have bacon with two eggs over easy and real butter on my toast this Sunday morning. Hat Tip

Rent A Car Drive For Uber, at HyreCar is a start up that brings individuals who want to rent their personal car and people who want to drive for Uber or Lyft. Technology is helping us use our scarce resources more productively.

zTailors – High-Quality Affordable Tailoring At Your Door, at Tailors making house calls.

North Korea Is Kind Of Awesome At Earth Hour, by Sean Davis, at If only crazy environmentalists could be as committed to not using electricity as the North Koreans are.

The Danes Are Revolting: Tax Administration Set On Fire, at No comment needed.

Free Speech Facebook And The NSA: The Good The Bad And The Ugly, at Do you think the NSA quit collecting data for the three days prior to the Patriot Act being reauthorized? Not a chance. Data collection, in violation of the fourth amendment, is here to stay. What would government do with the massive data collection center in Utah?

Protecting Perks, Power, And Profits Has Perverted The Entire System, at Electronically printing counterfeit money brings the future into the present before its time. Here is an excerpt form the article, “Cronyism depends on the credit bubble. the future is where new wealth is created. When you try to stop and twist the future into the shape you want, you prevent the future from ever happening. So you switch from creating wealth now to taking wealth from the future so you can consume it now.

From Whence Cometh Our Wealth- Peoples Labor Or The Fed’s Printing Press? by David Stockman, at If you were stranded on a deserted island you would have to use labor to produce food, whether is was knocking coconuts out of a tree, or catching fish. If I could give you a million dollars would it do you any good? The money would only have value in starting a fire or for use as toilet paper. It would have no exchange value.






Must Reads For The Week 12/21/13

December 21, 2013
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The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

Important South Africa And Ending Apartheid: The Free Market Road Not Taken, by Richard Ebeling, at

Will The DHS Now Put Keynesians On It’s Watch List, at Colorado high school shooter is a rabid Keynesian. Will the DHS start profiling keynesians like they profile people on the right?

Undercover Stings Used To Fight Domestic Terrorism, by Roxana Hegeman, at These kinds of operations are dangerously close to entrapment, and this particular one definitely looks like entrapment. Read the article and decide for yourself.

David Stockman: Obamacare Is A Doomsday Machine, at As the roll out continues, more and more businesses will get rid of employer insurance and will pay the fine/tax because it will be cheaper.

The Fed, The Taper & What Happens “When The Kidnapper Wears Prada”, at The banks and wall street are addicted to the heroin that is QE counterfeit money. They will do everything in their power to get their next fix.

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A Crony, by Mark J. Perry, at Great video of kids talking about crony capitalism.

Amazingly This Woman Taught Economics At The University Level, at You won’t be able to get through 3 minutes of this video. The title of the post is wrong, it isn’t amazing, it’s perfectly believable. These are the pied pipers leading the ignorant.

The Federal Reserve’s Century Of Failure, by Bruce Walker, at The Federal Reserve system and Obamacare Both represent wholly misplaced attempts to replace the incremental influence of market forces with central planning by a national government.

The Obamacare Generation, Young People Have Been Had, by Victor Davis Hanson, at When will they wake up and see that they are being played?

Is This The Closest A Wingsuit Pilot Has Ever Flown To The Ground, youtube video. This is amazing.

Must Reads For The Week 12/14/13

December 14, 2013
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The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

The 10 Worst Economic Predictions Ever, at Here’s the only prediction that is always true. Government interventions in the market do not produce as optimal an outcome for the most people than there would be if the market had been left unhampered.

David Stockman, “Valuation Has Lost Any Anchor To The Real World”, Short video of Stockman talking about what is stated about above, which is the Feds intervention into the market by electronically printing counterfeit money.

It’s Time To End America’s Century Of Central Bank Mismanagement, by Richard Ebeling, at I couldn’t agree more. For some heavy lifting read the full article here.

South Carolina Could Lead The Nation By Nullifying Obamacare, by Joshua Cook, at Getting rid of Obamacare can only happen from the bottom up, because the top down politicians are for it because it gives them more power over us.

Santelli & Stockman Blast “Festering Fiscal” Budget Deal “Betrayal”, at Short video telling the truth about the deficit deal. Politics comes first, addressing real problems isn’t a high priority.

A Public Safety Disaster: Obamacare Could Thousands Of Volunteer Fire Departments To Close, by David Martosko of the Daily Mail, at Unintended consequences of trying to centrally plan something while there is still a free market in place.

David and Steph Teeterboard Training. How many injuries do you have to go through in order to get good at this?

Chicago vs. Houston In Four Charts, at Is there a correlation or causation related to these charts.

Major League Baseball Looks To Outlaw Collisions At Home Plate,by Ronald Bloom, at Did MLB learn from watching the NFL deal with the concussion issue that they have to get out in front of this potential issue. Or do we just live in a low T society?

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Must Reads For The Week 11/30/13

November 30, 2013
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If You Like Your Plan You Can Keep It: ( The Rap w/ Remy), by Remy and Meredith Bragg, at A short rap video to start your day.

Watched Cops Are Polite Cops, by Ronald Bailey, at Lets go to the replay official! Having small cameras attached to an officers glasses, hats, or uniforms is a good idea as these three stories,( read 1 here, 2 here and 3 here) show.

Hospital Holds Teen For 9 Months, Won’t Let Parents Take Her Home, by Kristin Tate, at If you think parents rights are being violated now, just wait until Obamacare is fully implemented.

Price Controls Don’t Work, And Team Obama Doesn’t Like Market Solutions That Save Lives, by Mark J. Perry, at Here’s a quote from the article, “The Obama administration cannot accept a market approach to rationing a scarce resource like bone marrow, and insists on a government price control of $0.00 for a scarce, lifesaving resource.” Just wait until Obamacare is fully implemented.

Full List Of Obamacare Tax Hikes, by Nick Sorrentino, at Politicians can always claim they haven’t raised taxes if, 1)the tax hikes can be hidden in thousands of pages of legislation, and 2) the mainstream media won’t do their job of being a check on political power.

Pope Francis: Free Market Hater, at Understanding how free markets really work takes much deeper analysis than the shallow thinking enjoyed by utopian central planners, Marxists, and even well meaning Christians.

The Three Metro Areas In The US That Have Larger Economies Than Sweden, at Central banks are printing a portion of these GDP numbers. Since all central banks are counterfeiting at the same time, than the GDP differences between countries represent some sense of reality.

Do you believe this guy, David Stockman Fears “Panic” When The “Lunatic” Fed “Loses Control”, at, or do you believe this guy.Greenspan- “Dow 16,000 Is Not A Bubble”, at

Our View: Ethanol Was Mistake Then, It Still Is One Now, at Ethanol mandates are,  a) An environmental boondoggle, b) A subsidy for farmers, c) Politicians buying votes, d) All of the above.

Must Reads For The Week 6/01/13.

June 1, 2013
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The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

The Bullying Pulpit, by Thomas Sowell, at Government bureaucrats and politicians try to bully and intimidate citizens who challenge the central planning orthodoxy.

Durbin Not Sure If Bloggers Deserve Constitutional Protection, by Warner Todd Huston, at Even if  Dick Durbin doesn’t think a blogger is a journalist, I would hope he thinks that a blogger still has a constitutional right to free speech.

Real Health Reform: Doctor Stops Accepting Insurance, Able To Cut Prices By Fifty Percent, at Allowing  the buyer and seller to exchange without a third-party involved in the decision-making, creates the optimum result for everybody, except the third-party planner.

High School Teacher Faces Discipline For Informing Students About Their Rights, by Jacob Sullum, at Should the lawyer who advised Lois Lerner to plead the fifth  face disciplinary action?

What The Syrian Civil War Is Really All About,by Peter Nealen, at The guys at sofrep always give you the unvarnished truth. Excerpt from the article, The war isn’t between Assad and a bunch of democracy-loving rebels. It’s between…those who espouse a strict militant form of Shi’a Islam…and those who desire a strict militant form of Sunni Islam….

Senate Banking Committee Staff Monitoring Bitcoin, at Government and bureaucracies will always try to stop anyone or any idea that threatens their power. The IRS bullying tactics reveals the standard operating  procedure by the anointed. I guess bullying is only cool when they do it.

David Stockman: “The Error Of Central Banking Has Become Universal” , at Stockman interviewed by Rick Santelli, here is a quote, “…today the market is entirely rigged…it’s not honest…” Stockman doesn’t pull any punches.

Must Reads For The Week 4/20/13

April 20, 2013
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The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

David Stockman; Social Security Trust Fund is “Filled With Confetti”, at In this video Stockman talks about unsustainable bubbles created by the Fed.

“The EU is the new communism”, watch this short video of  Britain’s Nigel Farage addressing the European Parliament. He doesn’t hold back.

The False Choice in Europe Between Austerity and Growth, by Patrick Barron at Put your thinking cap on for this article. Mr Barron explains how Europe got into the mess, and what they need to do to get out of it.

Immigration Sophistry, by Thomas Sowell at Dr. Sowell’s take on immigration.

America’s Growth Corridors (walking away from CO2 regulation), by Robert Peltier at masterresource. Businesses are moving to our southern coast and the great plains. (They’re taking the path of least regulatory resistance).