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Last year Paul Volcker wrote: “Nihilistic forces ... seek to discredit the pillars of our democracy: voting rights and fair elections, the rule of law, the free press, the separation of powers, the belief in science, and the concept of truth itself.” Have candidates address that

@Aarondklein  @JeffCoxCNBCcomO  @judyshelh  @SenShelby  @SenToomeyb  @federalreserveu  @Vlahos_at_TACl  @GeorgeSelginl  @sam_a_bellfeathers . The has a b @federalreserveigoted  and decidedly left wing view of economics going back to Paul Volcker when I worked at . Conser @NewYorkFedvatives  are not welcome. It is worse now than ever. If you liked that tweet, you'll love next weeks' comment in @amconmag 

What a great line: "It turns out that rational, efficient markets in the 1970s did not anticipate the black swan of Paul Volcker"

Tributes published on the @VolckerAlliance  site to their Founding Chairman, Paul A. Volcker… Mr. Volcker was known for his lifelong dedication and commitment to the public good. Voices around the world celebrate his life and legacy.

@rjocean  . said that four months before PaulVolcker’s death that he meet with Volcker, who wanted Johnson to arrange a meeting with his leading critic Greider to hash things out. Volcker died 2 weeks before Bill. Here is Bill on Volcker in 1987

"Meeting on budget revision, early 1980. President Carter, Schultze, Kahn, Miller, and Paul Volcker. Which gave me pause … Fed at a budget meeting? Was that normal? Any longer? Cant remember Bernanke/Obama meetings like this. From Biven;s Carter’s Economy.

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Paul Volcker on the "Existential test" facing America I'll mostly write about economics this year, but there will be post on U.S. politics.

@jeffspross  @Chris_arnade  " @ModeledBehaviorT  @TimDuyh  @ernietedeschie  @ryanlcooper  @JHWeissmannstandard  of living of the average American has to decline. " - Paul Volcker If the Fed could ordain saints, Volcker would be one. Fed boosters are adherents to a certain set of destabilizing political goals.


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Because of Paul Volcker, our financial system is stronger and safer for the American people. I’ll remember Paul for his consummate wisdom, untethered honesty, and a level of dignity that matched his towering stature. I’m proud to have called him not just an adviser, but a friend.

Paul Volcker was a leader of extraordinary courage and integrity, whose deep sense of patriotism inspired a lifetime of public service. With his passing, America has lost a brilliant mind and a committed champion of hard-working families.

1. Paul Volcker is an important character in Goliath, because Volcker's job was to break the New Deal domestically so U.S. bankers could maintain their power abroad. And that's what he did.

JUST IN: Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman who broke the back of U.S. inflation in the 1980s and three decades later led President Barack Obama’s bid to rein in the investment risk-taking of commercial banks, has died. He was 92

Paul Volcker, who helped shape American economic policy for more than 6 decades, most notably by leading the Federal Reserve’s brute-force campaign to subdue inflation in the late 1970s and early ’80s, died on Sunday. He was 92.

Paul Volcker warned that "nihilistic forces" are seeking to discredit the pillars of American democracy: fair elections, the rule of law, the free press and the separation of powers. 3 months before his death. Yet @GOP  is enabling it.

Paul Volcker, R.I.P. I didn't agree with all his policies or policy ideas, and will write about that when I got the chance. But he was undeniably a very great man 1/

Former Paul Volcker'>Fed Chairman Paul Volcker died today at age 92. He was the last decent Fed. Chairman. While he rests in peace, the inflation that he helped kill will be coming back to life. While we mourn Volcker, we should also mourn Fed independence and sound money that died with him.

"We're developing into a plutocracy," Paul Volcker, the former Fed chairman, told

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The U.S. is in “a hell of a mess in every direction” and becoming “a plutocracy,” the former Fed chairman Paul Volcker told our columnist