The Gilded Age's enormous gains in incomes and standards of living showed what individuals were capable of creating when the government was shackled.
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The EntrepreneurU.S. History
It's thanks to markets and entrepreneurs that turkeys, toys, and Christmas trees can be mass produced and delivered to a great many ordinary people at a reasonable price.
It's now a pretty safe bet that if recession does come during Trump's presidency, he'll be calling for ever-higher levels of stimulus and QE infinity.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
The Trump administration has done little to undercut the federal government's huge bureaucracy.
The political and economic powder keg that is Italy is a greater threat to the EU than Brexit ever was.
A recent paper from the Atlantic Council faults modern technologies for eroding faith in public institutions. To them, this is a bad thing.