Daily Archives: June 25, 2019

Homo Economicas In His Natural Habitat

It is one of the more lamentable but also more obvious aspects of human existence that the interests of people trump the political goals and intentions of various rules and regulations.  Over and over again, we see governments attempt to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shotguns And Stagecoaches

Shotguns And Stagecoaches:  The Brave Men Who Rode For Wells Fargo In The Wild West, by John Boessenecker One of the remarkable aspects to reading a book like this one is the way that it serves as a counterpoint to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wagonmasters

The Wagonmasters:  High Plains Freighting From The Earliest Days Of The Santa Fe Trail To 1880, by Henry Pickering Walker This sort of book recognizes that logistics is not a particularly sexy subject and aims its attention at those who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stagecoach

Stagecoach:  Wells Fargo And The American West, by Philip L. Fradkin I wonder if the author got any discount off of his mortgage with Norwest and Wells Fargo for writing this book.  I found it interesting that before this work … Continue reading

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