Owner, Managing Partner at Timothy D. Naegele and Associates

Timothy D. Naegele was counsel to the United States Senate’s Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and chief of staff to Presidential Medal of Freedom and Congressional Gold Medal recipient and former U.S. Senator Edward W. Brooke (R-Mass).  His firm, Timothy D. Naegele ... more


Standby Letters Of Credit And Other Bank Guaranties: Revisited
Fed figures for "Financial standby letters of credit and foreign office guarantees" in the fourth quarter of 2018 stood at more than a half-trillion dollars, which presents an enormous potential risk to the U.S. and global economies.
The Obama Great Depression
This is not 2008 all over again. It may be much worse, even eclipsing the Great Depression of the last century. A “perfect storm” has been gathering; and when it hits with its full force and fury, 2008 may seem like a “blip” by comparison.
EC Global Economic Conditions Worsen: Green Shoots Will Disappear
Years or decades from now, this period in world history will be characterized as the “Great Depression II,” or by other similar nomenclature.
EC Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Dies At 85
After 8 years in a coma, the former Israeli general and politician passed away. Timothy Naegele offers his personal reflections on the man called "the Bulldozer."
Is The Fed Is Creating The Mother Of All Bubbles?
David Stockman and Jim Rogers think so.
Is Google Becoming Microsoft Or Worse?
'If it ain't broke don't fix it.' Google did more than ignore this sound advice, its decision to force gmail users to adopt the recent changes is in indication that,like Microsoft, they don't care about what its customers think or want. A dangerous path for Google to follow.


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Why Do So Many Americans Support Socialism?
24 days ago

The VA seems to be improving, quite dramatically. I have a friend who is a retired doctor, and has essentially no hearing in one ear. He is 92, and a multimillionaire, with homes in two states. He is a veteran; and the VA paid for a new hearing device costing thousands of dollars, which he just received. He says there were excellent, and much better than local doctors whom he consulted.

Why Do So Many Americans Support Socialism?
24 days ago

I agree completely.

A New Catholic Manifesto?
7 months ago

See also naegeleblog.wordpress.com/.../a-new-catholic-manifesto/ ("A New Catholic Manifesto?")

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Why Do So Many Americans Support Socialism?
Socialism is not some utopian dream that is manifested for the benefit of Mankind.  That is an ignorant myth, which history has debunked. Would all of us wish that we had never gone through hard times, or suffered in any respect?  Of course so, but that is not reality, or Life.
Is Democracy A Dying Species?
The United States has the purest form of democracy in the world. Does this mean that it is perfect, and without flaws? Certainly not. But we are blessed by our Founders' inherent wisdom, which has stood the tests of time.
Impeachment May Become The Singular Obsession In Washington, And Dominate News Coverage
The fabric of our great nation may be ripped wide open, pitting friends and loved ones against each other.
Wells Fargo: An American Banking Nightmare
In a very real sense, Wells is the largest de facto bank failure in U.S. history—where the financial institution itself still exists. Will its new CEO, Charles W. Scharf, be able to turn things around and right the “sinking ship,” or will he become a victim of the culture at Wells?
The Middle East Is Not America's Fight
The American people do not want war in the Middle East or anywhere else. An overwhelming number of Americans elected Donald Trump to keep us out of foreign wars, not to embark on new ones.
China Is America’s Enemy, And The Enemy Of Free People Everywhere
China's thirst for totalitarian global domination must end, or be ended.
US Supreme Court Leaves Door Open To Prosecute Trump Campaign Officials
Our Supreme Court has just issued its decision in Gamble v. United States, and “left the door open for state prosecutors to prosecute Trump campaign officials regardless of whether federal officials have already done so.”
The Brooke Amendment And Section 8 Housing: Revisited
The United States has an unenviable record of providing affordable housing for its poor, much less for the poorest of the poor—America’s homeless.

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