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For a book that I just happened to pick up, Jim Powell's book was a very excellent read.
The page count comes in at 267 pages and has a strong end note section with a good bibliography to lead readers to more comprehensive resources elsewhere.
In a similar vein, Powell documents the policies of TR in his new book, Bully Boy, and concludes that they largely did more harm than good.
As of this writing, California is going through one of its serve droughts and has resulted in extremely low levels of water at the Folsom and Shasta dams. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Efrem Sepulveda
I thought this book was a great expose on debunking many of the myths surrounding Teddy. Although most people have fond memories of FDR, Teddy still has a grand image and it's... Read morePublished on June 28, 2012 by Robert Kirk
If you've always wondered what happened between the great laissez-faire post-war expansion of the late 19th century and the nanny-state socialism of the 20th, Bully Boy is for you. Read morePublished on January 22, 2011 by Jim Peschke
For a book that I just happened to pick up, Jim Powell's book was a very excellent read. Theodore Roosevelt is often looked at as one of the most vibrant, enthralling presidents. Read morePublished on November 29, 2010 by A. C. Anderson
As a historian and economist the times Roosevelt lived in were dramatically tilted toward the industrialists with an immense amount of power and do what you want attitude. Read morePublished on September 15, 2009 by EAJ
A great review of TR, his idea's, and their consequences. Systematically shows how TR was in fact not one of the greatest presidents of the US, but in fact a disaster. Read morePublished on July 5, 2009 by Deb Sturdivant