Prohibition & the Crash
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Maryland Senator Millard Tydings used statistical data to refute every argument advanced by proponents of prohibition. He also documented hundreds of cases of legalized murder (or extrajudicial killing) of ordinary citizens and bootleggers by the wileders of police powers. His 1930 book examines economic effects and how the 18 new powers granted Congress by the looter amendments to the Constitution plus the character of the American people doomed economic dictatorships from the outset. Before and After Prohibition, by Senator Millard S. Tydings of Maryland
Herman Feldman was Professor of Industrial Relations at the Amos Tuck School of Administration and Finance, Dartmouth College--1927. The way he tells the story, all of the postwar economic growth was due to the beneficial effects of national prohibition. After the Crash his output ceased. PROHIBITION: Its Economic and Industrial Aspects, by Herman Feldman
The New Crusade is a 1932 book compiled by Jackson-Babbitt, Inc and Leslie Gordon, setting forth the lessons learned by temperance activists who--in the wake of the Valentines Day massacre, Crash and depression, realized that coercive prohibition through sumptuary legislation was not the answer.
Treatise on Right and Wrong is Henry Louis Mencken's precursor to biocentric ethical theory. Treatise on Right and Wrong, by H.L. Mencken.
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