Tag Archives: Keynesianism

Relevant History – Progressive Progress Stalls After a Century

We know this is a late post seeing as how we’ve been in presidential campaign season for five years or so now, but this is the most appropriate time. Ninety nine years ago today, Theodore Roosevelt gave a speech, a … Continue reading

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Relevant History – Tariffs Have Worked Before, Could They Work Again?

Its time to take another look at tariffs. There, I said it, and I feel better for it. Tariffs were historically an enormous part of American fiscal policy. In 1792, tariffs on imported goods accounted for 95% of the Federal … Continue reading

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Governor Perry is Wrong – Relevant History on Keynesianism

At Wednesday night’s Republican Presidential debate, Governor Rick Perry of Texas declared Keynesianism dead. The Obama administration had proven that those types of policies don’t work with his $800 billion stimulus bill in 2009. The only solution to the economy’s … Continue reading

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