Tag Archives: Robert Bartley

The Ideological Drive Animating Policy Convictions Of F.O.M.C.

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is responsible for setting macroeconomic policy trends in consultation with its chairman.  Why is this significant?  Keynesian thought has overt socialist underpinnings that work at odds with market based trends.  The classic case is … Continue reading

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George Melloan: The American Imperium For An Uncertain President

George Melloan has written “The Great Money Binge:  Spending Our Way To Socialism,”  out from Simon & Schuster 2009.  As former Editorial page writer and editor for the Wall Street Journal makes him a protege to the most powerful man … Continue reading

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The Wizard’s Of A Lost Federal Reserve & The Perils Of Macroeconomic Specialization

For Barney Kilgore & Robert Bartley!  Deeply missed and beloved. The recent acclaim that the Federal Reserve is out of ammunition meets public sentiment of a failed Presidency to generate a milieu that is downright UNAMERICAN!  The clarion call to … Continue reading

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