The latest course from Prager University about one of our “most productive” presidents, former governor of Massachusetts, Calvin Coolidge. He reduced the deficit and limited the expansion of government.
Americans today place enormous pressure on presidents to “do something”…anything, to get the economy going. There was one president, though, Calvin Coolidge, who did “nothing” — other than shrink government. What happened? America’s economy boomed. Is there a lesson to be learned? Award-winning author, historian, and biographer Amity Shlaes thinks so.