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David Stockman

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David Stockman is a former U.S. politician and businessman, serving as a Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan 1977–1981 and as the director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan 1981–1985. He is the author of The Triumph of Politics: Why Reagan's Revolution Failed and the soon-to-be released The Great Deformation: How Crony Capitalism Corrupts Free Markets and Democracy.




Recent Interviews

David Stockman: Welcome to Irrational Exuberance 2.0 (4/3/13) In his new book, "The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America," David Stockman, former Republican U.S. Congressman, former director of the Office of Management and Budget and founding partner of Heartland Industrial Partners, levies blame for the dire straits of the global financial system on central bankers, economists and politicians of both parties. In this interview with The Gold Report, he also offers some draconian solutions, including the need for a "constitutional fiscal chastity belt" in the form of a balanced budget amendment.

The Emperor is Naked: David Stockman (5/4/12) A "paralyzed" Federal Reserve Bank, in its "final days," held hostage by Wall Street "robots" trading in markets that are "artificially medicated" are just a few of the bleak observations shared by David Stockman, former Republican U.S. Congressman and director of the Office of Management and Budget. He is also a founding partner of Heartland Industrial Partners and the author of The Triumph of Politics: Why Reagan's Revolution Failed and the soon-to-be released The Great Deformation: How Crony Capitalism Corrupts Free Markets and Democracy. The Gold Report caught up with Stockman for this exclusive interview at the recent Recovery Reality Check conference.



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