Archive For: May 2011

Want To Regulate Government-Wall Street Greed?

Recently by David Stockman: Crony Capitalism Strikes Again       This talk was delivered at the New York Historical Society on May 8, 2011. It took 200 years to build and perfect the classic gold standard system; then it was destroyed in about seven weeks when the Guns of August 1914 thundered across Europe; and now I am allotted seven minutes to resurrect it. Fortunately, Churchill's defense of democracy also applies to the daunting task at hand: To wit, the classic gold standard is the worst possible monetary system — except for all of the alternative inflation-generating, savings-destroying, debt-breeding, … Continue reading

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