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Hoover Dam: Worst Investment in History

Jeffrey Whipple Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 10:08 AM
17 continued the reasons for which it was built, and has paid for its self. Just because the dam was build during the depression does not make it a new deal project. Has any President taking credit for something that happen that he nothing to do with, and professors that want to make that president look good continuing myth. Shame on all the people continue the myth just because the timing was the same as the presidents. And shame on you for not learning a little bit of history.

Economics professor Bernard Malamud not once but twice invited the crowd in Las Vegas to visit nearby Hoover Dam to see for themselves an example of the productive assets that were created by Franklin Delano Roosevelt's (FDR) New Deal. Professor Malamud was recruited to plead the Keynesian side of the argument in an "FDR's Depression Policies: Good Deal or Raw Deal?" debate with the Foundation for Economic Education's (FEE) Lawrence Reed during FreedomFest.

I finished my masters degree from UNLV under the tutelage of Murray Rothbard but I started my coursework with a class or two from professor Malamud, who, while...

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