Infrastructure Bills Do Not Lead To Recovery, Only Increased Federal Control, by Brandon Smith | STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

https://straightlinelogic.com/2021/04/10/infrastructure-bills-do-not-lead-to-recovery-only-increased-federal-control-by-brandon-smith/

In addition to debunking infrastructure spending in general, Brandon Smith performs a valuable public service and sets the record straight on Roosevelt’s New Deal. From Smith at alt-market.us:

This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Birch Gold Group

The concept of infrastructure stimulus has been hyped for decades as a kind of cure-all for economic decline. The propaganda runs parallel to the narrative of the “savior” of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In fact, one cannot examine the presidency of FDR without being bombarded with one sided worship of infrastructure spending and the “New Deal.”

The New Deal is often credited in left-leaning literature as being the singular cure for the depression, and FDR by extension has been handed messiah status among leftists. The New Deal is supposedly proof that massive socialized federal and central bank interventions through public works programs is an economic ambrosia. So, it’s not surprising that nearly every president since the Great Depression has argued for an unprecedented infrastructure bill when faced with economic collapse. A large portion of the public on both sides of the aisle has been trained to think these programs will save us…

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