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“Who Lost California?” The ‘When,’ the ‘Who,’ and the ‘Why’ of California’s Decline from Midwest-on-the-Pacific to Brazil-on-the-Pacific


(Note: The title of this post is a reference to the late-1940s’ and early 1950s’ “Who Lost China?”) This essay is a foray into how California’s “Third World-ization” — as the Wall Street Journal and the National Review and many … Continue reading

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Nixon vs. the Federal Reserve


Did Nixon’s economic policies irk and scare the big-money interests and the Federal Reserve? Is this part of the reason why he was chased out of office? I had never heard this particular argument before, until I began reading an … Continue reading

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