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Country Squire in the White House

BooksOctober 19, 2006
This 1940 book is John T. Flynn's analysis of the American presidency and the place of FDR in it...

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Forgotten Lessons: Selected Essays of John T. Flynn

BooksMarch 5, 2010
This collection of essays and articles provides a small sampling of Flynn's work, as well as a look at some of the great themes that animated the Old Right...

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Who is John T. Flynn?

Mises DailyFebruary 29, 2008
Flynn's essential insight — that the threat to America is not to be found in any foreign capitol, but in Washington, D.C. — takes on new immediacy today...

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John Prince Smith and the German Free-Trade Movement

BooksJuly 20, 2005
M an, Economy, and Liberty : Essays in Honor of Murray N. Rothbard . Edited by Walter Block and Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Copyright © 1988 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. Auburn , Ala. Pp. 341–51...

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The Roosevelt Myth

BooksJanuary 28, 2008
As John T. Flynn notes in this landmark 1948 volume, FDR actually prolonged the Great Depression and deliberately dragged the country into a war that seriously compromised American liberties.

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He was an early New Dealer who quickly saw what happens when power is concentrated in the executive state.

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Country Squire in the White House

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He was an early New Dealer who quickly saw what happens when power is concentrated in the executive state.

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Country Squire in the White House

BlogOctober 19, 2006

Country Squire in the White House, by John T. Flynn, full text in PDF

The office of the president is the most powerful on earth. No sooner is a man made president than he is at once caught up in a glamorous cloud of popular...

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As We Go Marching

BooksOctober 19, 2006
John T. Flynn's classic work from 1944 on how wartime planning brought fascism to America...

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The Betrayal of the American Right

BooksSeptember 13, 2007
Rothbard identifies a movement he calls the “Old Right.” This was a libertarian movement that included Albert Jay Nock, H. L. Mencken, and John T. Flynn...

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The Decline of the American Republic

BooksMay 27, 2009
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty.

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Cleaning House

Mises DailySeptember 6, 1998
Downturns have an upside. The Fed should not intervene to stop them.

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God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times

BooksMarch 9, 2007
John T. Flynn's classic and extraordinary full biography of John D. Rockefeller...

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Who is John T. Flynn?

Institute PublicationsMarch 26, 2008
Mises Institute Who is John T. Flynn?

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Notes on Epistemology

BooksMay 25, 2007
The unique place of reason in natural-law philosophy has been affirmed by the modern Thomistic philosopher, the late Father John Toohey.

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The Roots of Capitalism

BooksMarch 16, 2010
Capitalism is a system that can stand on its own attainments, writes John Chamberlain, and he offers here a fast-paced, provocative look at the intellectual forces and practical accomplishments that have created American capitalism.

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The Case for Gold

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Had the U.S. followed the recommendations of this report when it came out in 1982, there would have been no housing bubble, no gigantic government debt, no depression, no economic upheaval, no high unemployment, and no international turmoil.

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The State, The Enemy

BooksJune 5, 2009
When things go wrong with the human body, or the body politic, the chances of successful treatment depend upon correct diagnosis of the trouble. John Burns, the first Labour Minister of the Crown, used to talk to me of "putting plasters on boils" or "splinters on wooden legs" as...

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The Tariff Idea

BooksOctober 20, 2009
Ask any cross section of people in this country if they believe in an individual's right to own property, and an overwhelming majority will say: "Why, of course!" This belief is so commonly accepted as a part of our way of life that it is seldom questioned.' Yet in actual practice...

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John T. Flynn

John T. Flynn

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John Thomas Flynn (1882–1964) was an outspoken critic of the Roosevelt administration's domestic and foreign policy decisions, opposing both the New Deal and the Second World War. As Mises Institute...

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