Tommy W. Rogers

Tommy W. Rogers lives in Jackson, Mississippi.

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  • February 1989

    A Literary Proctology

    "My goal from the beginning," states Caldwell, "was to be a writer of fiction that revealed . . . the inner spirit of men and women as they responded to the joys of life and reacted to the sorrows of existence."

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  • August 1988

    Revisionist Economics

    James J. Hill and the transcontinental railroads. Commodore Vanderbilt and the steamship industry, the Scrantons and the development of the iron-rail industry, Charles Schwab and the steel industry, and John D. Rockefeller and the oil industry are the focus of this intriguing economic history which is simultaneously scholarly and immensely interesting.

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  • December 1987

    Planned Obsolescence

    Dr. Lavoie, assistant professor of economics at George Mason University, argues that planning—whether Marxism, economic democracy, or other designation—must inevitably disrupt social and economic coordination.

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  • October 1987

    Some Place in Time

    "Rural areas are shrinking, accents are becoming less distinct, and Southerners are being tamed," writes Pete Daniels of the changes which have transformed the agrarian nation of Davis and Lee into the modern South.

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  • August 1987

    Government Of, By, and Against the Public

    Although it is widely believed that persons who oppose big government are sympathetic to large businesses and have no compassion for the little guy, no such logical connection exists.

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  • November 1986

    Bad, Bad Boy

    "Big Jim" Folsom (1908- ), governor of Alabama (1946-1950, 1954-1958), was said to have entered office on a collision course with the state's two major economic estates, big business and big agriculture.

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  • Hillbillies and Rednecks
    July 1986

    Hillbillies and Rednecks

    Two professors at Mississippi State University, a sociologist and a communicationist, have decoupaged their observations, experiences, and intrapsychic projections into a "phenomenological analysis" of The Southern Redneck.

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  • May 1986

    Refuting the Planners

    Richard McKenzie, a member of the economics department of Clemson University, here assesses the probable impact of new government regulation of the economy under what politicians like to call "National Industrial Policy" (NIP).

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  • April 1986

    In Turbulent Seas

    Robert Ruark has nothing on Otto Scott for ability to provide simultaneous political commentary and African travelogue.

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