Joleen and I celebrated our 16-year wedding anniversary this weekend, which means that it has been sixteen years since the defining day of our generation, the terrorist attacks against America we simply call, "9/11."  Being in the air en route to one's honeymoon during the...

You may notice that our website has been entirely re-vamped.  The vast majority of legacy content (going back ten years in some cases) is still archived here, but we have set the site to focus on the three areas that seem to dominate the most...

  My review of Jesse Eisenger's The Chickenshit Club can be found here It was published in National Review print magazine (subscription), so this link will bring you to the article, where you will have some options. A teaser: Do companies break the law, or do people? Because a...

Here is a link to my interview on Bloomberg TV with Julia Chatterley to discuss my letter to President Trump regarding why I strongly believe Michael Milken should be pardoned. The actual verbatim content of my letter is found below. The letter speaks for itself, so I...

News that Steve Bannon is the latest casualty in the palace intrigue inside the Trump White House dominated the news cycle last Friday and throughout the weekend. The news came off of what many believe (this author included) was the worst week yet for the...

There were many different camps of people who supported Candidate Trump, and there are many different camps of people now that he is President. There are those who seem totally incapable of formulating a friendly (and obvious) criticism even when warranted, and there are those...

It may seem surprising that a review of a "sports book" would appear on my site, where book reviews are essentially reserved for the domain of politics and economics.  But that surprise would stem from a gigantic misunderstanding, for Shoedog is no "sports book."  Rather,...

I addressed the British American Business Council last night at the Westin South Coast Hotel in Orange County, CA.  My address and panel participation were to tackle what can be expected about life in the "Brexit/Trump era."  The following represents the manuscript of my opening...

Sebastian Mallaby's More Money than God was one of the truly great books written in the aftermath of the financial crisis, and one I praised on this very website six years ago (https://www.davidbahnsen.com/?s=More+money+than+god).  He is a gifted writer, a cogent thinker, and in The Man...