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Geldstone's proposition is as simple as it is frightening: Neither heterodox nor mainstream schools of economic thought have been built on sound assumptions and will therefore lead to America's inevitable economic ruin. With the layman in mind, this extremely daring analysis of shockingly neglected American economic history and shrouded mainstream economic theory suggests the process of decline has been underway since the 1960s when the Republican Party for the first time abandoned its core economic platform of ...
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Overview

Geldstone's proposition is as simple as it is frightening: Neither heterodox nor mainstream schools of economic thought have been built on sound assumptions and will therefore lead to America's inevitable economic ruin. With the layman in mind, this extremely daring analysis of shockingly neglected American economic history and shrouded mainstream economic theory suggests the process of decline has been underway since the 1960s when the Republican Party for the first time abandoned its core economic platform of protecting American manufacturers from low-cost importers. Such an unfortunate turn of events was the result of a weakness in the 100-year tradition of tariff-based Republican protectionism (aka American School/American System of economics). Driven essentially by gut-instincts, the Republican tradition of seat-of-the-pants industrial policy lacked a theoretical foundation and was therefore destined to be extinguished by sophisticated free-trade theories originating out of academia.
The logical response to this state of affairs leads Geldstone to construct the missing theoretical pieces of the economic jigsaw puzzle which the American School lacked as the necessary first step to restoring American prosperity. As an added bonus for the Christian thinker, Geldstone applies his nonconformist tendencies to several other fields of unsettled science
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  • ISBN-13: 9781619961555
  • Publisher: Xulon Press
  • Publication date: 1/20/2012
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

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