The Disaster Called the New Deal

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    The Disaster Called the New Deal - David Gordon - Mises Institute

    Goes into some detail about the problems of Roosevelt's New Deal.
     
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    Yes, how horrible that FDR's policies made us the world's leading superpower.
     
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    Are you serious?

    Bretton Woods was a disaster, and his policies led to us deteriorating into a dependant society. We used to produce and make the most out of our lives with what we had. Now we're a bunch of whiny, demanding losers for the most part.

    Did you go to the site and read the article? Have you ever actually indulged yourself in some Austrian thinking?
     
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    Yes, how horrible that his policies prolonged the Great Depression.
     
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    Speak for yourself.

    We weren't a superpower before FDR got into office and that's good enough for me.
     
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    What you mean to say is that we weren't bankrupting ourselves and over-stretching our military for the benefit of other nations before FDR became President.
     
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    When you say superpower, what do you mean?

    We forced the rest of the world to accept the Dollar. That doesn't make us "super", that makes us a bully Rav.
     
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    There's a lot of revisionism going on about the New Deal.
     
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