Think of this as Volume 11, Number 31 of A-Clue.com, the online newsletter I've written since 1997. Enjoy.
- The 1960s were the turbulent decade. The heart of the Nixon Thesis was the divide on what you thought of those times.
- The 1920s were great times, followed by the sharp fall of the Hoover years. The period of turmoil leading to 1932 was relatively brief -- less than the distance in time from Katrina to here.
- The 1890s were only bad for some people. Labor and agriculture suffered, but we also saw the development of a stable middle class and real national markets.