Trade Wars Final Nail in Coffin

In retrospect, blaming the Great Depression on tariffs was a soft-libertarian solution. What do we mean by soft libertarian? We mean that proponents could make government the culprit without delving deeply into the real causes of the Great Depression. In a sense, trotting out the trade war explanation for the 1930's Depression is analogous to emphasizing tax cuts during the Reagan years as a means to create a healthy economy. As has been pointed out previously in these modest pages

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About SCrosnoe

I serve as a watchmen on the wall. In that effort, I have been a grassroots activist for over thirty years (first in Texas and now in Oklahoma). I am a conservative, limited government freedom lover. I am a co-founder of R3publicans or R3s –- we are Republicans working to Restore the Republic. I live in Bartlesville Oklahoma.
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