We of Whose Recovery? and all of our friends at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Policy Conference and Drinking Party are not the only people up in Jackson Hole this week. There is the American Principles Project down-valley somewhere--a conference that seems to me to be totally composed of grifters and goldbugs, with the accent on the first. They are there, charging their attendees a healthy sum, because, they say, current Federal Reserve policies are dangerously inflationary, and so they need to "bring sanity back to U.S. monetary policy".
The top five speakers for the goldbug-grifter project: George Gilder, Steve Moore, Benn Steil, Peter Schiff, and Jim DeMint. There's no need to talk about Jim DeMint, is there? Let's talk instead some more about the conference organizer, Stephen Lonegan:
6 Crazy—and Cruel—Things Said by Cory Booker's New GOP Opponent: "Steve Lonegan... [from] 1996 to 2008...(2013):