Ed Driscoll

The President Who Shrank Government

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Your homework assignment comes courtesy of Prager University: just click on the above video.


“Is it possible to make government smaller? Few think so today. Few thought so almost a century ago, following WWI. But one man proved them wrong, our 30th President, Calvin Coolidge (1923 -1929). Acclaimed historian Amity Shlaes explains how Coolidge did more by doing less and why his governing style might just be the approach we need now,” Prager University notes. And note this screen shot:

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For my recent interview with Amity Shlaes on Coolidge, click here to listen or read the transcript.

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