In a recent review of a book by David Stockman, Laurence Siegel, the uber-respected director of research at the Research Foundation of CFA [Certified Financial Analysts] Institute in Charlottesville, Va, had this to say about the Keynesian policies that currently guide world governments:
“It is hard to overstate the extent to which the following Keynesian views are simply assumed by people to be correct:
The financial planers of the rich were very busy leading up to the ball drop on New Years Eve. Everyone from George Lucas to families with long ailing patriarchs had to make some tough decisions. (In the latter case whether to take great grandpa off of life support.)
This country has become more and more and more regulated with each passing year. Nearly every part of our lives, and essentially, every single bit of our business lives, is touched (molested?) by government.