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Michael E. Newton graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors from Arizona State University with degrees in finance and computer information systems. He was a portfolio manager for ten years and writes about economics, finance, and the market. Michael Newton has always had a passion for history, politics, and economics, which led him write The Path To Tyranny: A History of Free Society's Descent Into Tyranny. His newest book, Angry Mobs and Founding Fathers: The Fight for Control of the American Revolution, was just published in July 2011.

In 1779, before the advent of the welfare state or even a federal government in the US, when taxes were virtually non-existent, François de Barbé-Marbois wrote: “Begging is unknown in America. There are, in almost all towns, hostels which take in old people or those who are unable to work. As for the unemployed, there are other institutions where care is taken that they lack neither work nor...

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The Path to Tyranny by Michael E. Newton
"Excellent book. Newton lays it out so plainly. The path from freedom to tyranny and the sad consequences. Unfortunately the US is pretty far along the path and it won't take much to push us the last little bit. How do we reverse course? Is it poss..." Read more of this review »
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Angry Mobs and Founding Fathers by Michael E. Newton
"Most modern authors extol the roles of liberty and democracy in the American Revolution. Michael Newton tells how these concepts actually posed problems for the Founding Fathers when they set out to win a war and design a government. The mobs whic..." Read more of this review »
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"Very well researched. As academic as is the material, the author's writing style is bright and compelling. Almost frightening analysis, but dead on accurate."
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