Comparing the Current Recession/Depression with the Great Depression via Benjamin Roth’s Diary

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How does our current recession (or more likely, soft depression) compare with the Great Depression?  For an excellent account of the United States’ last go-round with economic collapse, I’d highly recommend The Great Depression: A Diary by Benjamin Roth. Roth is a Youngstown, Ohio based attorney who details a compelling play-by-play of the Depression, spanning […]

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“Do something!” is a common refrain clueless voters and politician like to rally around when it comes to “fixing” our Humpty Dumpty economy. To which I usually protest: “No – don’t do anything!”  Because government can only harm the economy by getting involved – as we’ve seen once again over the last three years. It’s […]

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