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No More Free Markets Or Free Beer: The Progressive Era in Nebraska, 1900-1924

Burton W. Folsom - Business & Economics - 1999 - 182 pages
In this book, Burton W. Folsom Jr. studies the decline of laissez-faire by looking at the increased government regulation and new restrictions on individual liberty in one ...
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New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America

Burton W. Folsom - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 320 pages
A sharply critical new look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency reveals government policies that hindered economic recovery from the Great Depression -- and are still hurting ...
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FDR Goes to War: How Expanded Executive Power, Spiraling National Debt, and ...

Burton W. Folsom, Anita Folsom - History - 2011 - 384 pages
From the acclaimed author of New Deal or Raw Deal?, called “eye-opening” by the National Review, comes a fascinating exposť of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s destructive wartime ...
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The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America

Burton W. Folsom - History - 1991 - 170 pages
In his book The Myth of the Robber Barons, Folsom distinguishes between political entrepreneurs who ran inefficient businesses supported by government favors, and market ...
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Death on Hold: A Prisoner's Desperate Prayer and the Unlikely Family Who ...

Burton W. Folsom, Anita Folsom - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 272 pages
In January 1983 Burt Folsom read a story in Time about Mitch Rutledge, a man on death row with an IQ of 84 who said he was sorry for what he did. "Forget him," the last line of ...
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Uncle Sam Can't Count: A History of Failed Government Investments, from ...

Burton W. Folsom Jr., Jr., Anita Folsom - Political Science - 2014 - 256 pages
Drawing on examples from the nation's past and present—the fur trade to railroads, cars and chemicals, aviation to Solyndra—Uncle Sam Can't Count a sweeping work of ...
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