Condensed Version of The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Regnery Publishing, Inc. 270 p.
Compiled and Edited by
Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume
Chapter 8: How Big Business Made Americans Better Off
History books vilify businessmen for the way they exploit workers, take advantage of the public, and wield so much power. On the other hand, they paint government officials as benevolent, self-sacrificing crusaders for justice. Every student believes this, and it is hard to blame them for it is what they have been taught, day after day, for years. It matters not how many times it is repeated and how many sensible people fall for it, this little morality play is totally unrelated to reality.
However, we must be careful not to romanticize businessmen because; numerous times businesses have entered into cozy relationships with government to take advantage of the public. But this…
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