YOUR VIEWS ‘Easy money’ and a looming recession Regarding “74% of economists see recession near” (Page 8A, Aug. 20): The piece is generally right on the money. However, President Donald Trump’s counterproductive trade policies and unconscionable budget deficits during a boom — … Continue reading →
Fed Chairman Powell and his predecessors do not want you to read this book. Ditto for easy money/low interest Trump. Please order one for yourself and another for your best friend, or a colleague, or a neighbor, etc. Ask them to do the same. If the book has a high Amazon ranking, the sky’s the limit as far as having a national discussion about the need for the Federal Reserve, given all the negative effects of its manipulation of interest rates.
You would never know that the GOP won the last presidential election based on what emanates from the vocal chords of the Trumpian inner circle and the keyboard of its top banana. This stuff is just plain politicized economics, statist pretense and Keynesian hogwash. The Donald’s keyboard is bad enough. Still, after a lifetime as a leveraged real estate speculator who apparently skipped Econ 101, why would he know any better? But chief trade advisor, Peter Navarro, who supposedly has credentials, showed this weekend exactly what flavor of statist economics now reigns in the White House: “I can tell you … Continue reading →
The decline of the Old Right opposition to the welfare/warfare state created by Roosevelt and Truman began in the 1950s with the infiltration of its ranks by two ideological elements created and fostered by the intelligence community: the synthetic “Conservative Movement” and the Neoconservatives. Human Events was a premier publication of the anti-interventionist Old Right opposition to FDR’s New Deal and Harry Truman’s Fair Deal, and their collectivist programs both domestically and abroad. It was founded in 1944 by Old Right stalwarts Felix Morley, who was from 1933 to 1940 the editor of The Washington Post; Frank Hanighen, who was … Continue reading →