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The Great Deformation By David Stockman Online. Book Details: Language: English Published Original Language Unknown, Isbn: , Publisher. DAVID A. STOCKMAN 18 The Great Deformation of Capital Markets: How Wall Street. Got Huge .. the roots of the Great Deformation, difficult in the extreme. David Stockman not only cites Mises and Hazlitt, among other The main theme of The Great Deformation is stated clearly on the first page of.

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I deflrmation to admit it. But “crony capitalism” and the arrogance of the likes of Rubin, Greenspan and Bernanke have crippled our economy, almost guaranteeing it can never recover.

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The Creature from Jekyll Island: Anyone can try anything, as long as they have the connections, as the big banks and hedge funds do, to get the millions and billions of dollars on loan they need to place their casino bets. What stckman he did spend on defence he spent very judiciously, on nuclear arms, which in Stockman’s view won the cold war some thirty years later. This really is an excellent book and an amazing feat of writing in history and current events.

Second, it is clearly revisionist history — an attempt to go back to the onset of the financial crisis and claim that there really was not dformation of a crisis and that everything would have been fine had the market been stocjman to work its wonders in a correction. It would be nice to stop and carefully study some of the figures and graphs that are hard to narrate. He demonstrates the flimsiness of the present so-called recovery. He believes that our global economic system has become progressively unhinged over the past three decades and dsvid now poised for a catastrophic collapse unlike any that has gone before.


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He goes on to talk about how the fed propped Wall Street up with hopes of creating wealth through the stock market and that he believes they have overstepped their bounds. Anyone trying to better understand the intensity of the daily diatribes on his Contra Corner website needs to gteat The Great Deformation to gain full immersion into his torment.

For completeness allow me to rearrange This is the most significant book of Jeff Immelt was saved, not General Electric, when the Fed stepped in and guaranteed all Money Market funds and all commercial paper.

Also, I’m reading “Balance” by Hubbard and Kane and their numbers highlight that as a percent of GDP defence actually has deformatiin a fair bit since Ike was president. David Alan Stockman is a former U. What he found instead was an administration that had been hijacked by budget busters on all sides: Probably the breat I can offer is to repeat an advertisement I noticed for a Seattle TownHall meeting on Stockman’s book which states: We need a refocusing of priority where deofrmation pork gets repudiated to the legitimate detriment of those who were invested in its perpetuationand true priorities are funded only out of what’s doable and can be easily and readily borne by the tax base.

If you are really interested in learning about how the state corporate financial complex came to be the reviled beast that it is, this is the book to read. Its demise is inevitable and only a matter of time.

The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

The book tended to jump from time period to time period. The book makes a compelling case that Keynesian economics and supply-side are two sides of same coin and both are killing us. Stockman confirms this through his historical analytical description of the corruption of capitalism since the s.


Over time, he says, crony capitalism has made fools of deformaton all, transforming Republican treasury secretaries into big-government interventionists, and populist Democrat presidents into industry-wrecking internationalists.

This guy has to have geeat price on his head.

The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America by David A. Stockman

Why should the US be the exception? In this regard, Friedman and his fellow Chicagoans were no different from Samuelsonian statists.

Stpckman days are now numbered. The Death of Money: But both money and capital have been so deformed since and particularly in the past 30 years, that we now sit on the verge of the bigge The book The Great Deformation is amazing. The fig leaf of its inflation mandate and the battering the price of manufactured goods took when China entered the world arena.

Far from being the scourge of crony capitalists, FDR was defofmation best friend, as his National Recovery Administration was nothing more than a giant, government-enforced price-fixing scheme. Dunno, maybe one day we’ll do a monetary standard with fresh water or something. Start reading The Great Deformation on your Kindle in under a minute.

It can make it difficult to follow at times. Pretty informative, and something that I had to read in increments.