The American Revolution vs. The French Revolution

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To determine what’s best for our society’s future one need only look into our nation’s and our world’s past to learn what our ancestors did. From them we can learn how to go forward because we can see where they failed and where they succeeded.

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana

In this new video from Bill Whittle he takes a look at the American and the French Revolutions and the results of both 18th Century conflicts.

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Economics for the Long Run- Wall Street Journal

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President Ronald Reagan

In this short article by Stanford Economics professor and senior fellow John Taylor it’s correctly pointed out that continuous short-term government intervention in the economy produces more bad than good, no matter the intentions, and no matter what party is in the White House. These policies have been most effectively and dramatically illustrated by Ronald Reagan, and continued with Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

Not mentioned in the article is that these hands-off principles originally were put forth a long time ago by 18th Century Economist Adam Smith in his seminal book An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, better known as “The Wealth of Nations”.

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