Burton Folsom

What factors caused the 2012 election results?

What were the big surprises of the 2012 election? Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the surprises that contributed to Obama's reelection, including unemployed people voting to reelect the president.

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Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether history will treat Obama’s presidency well.
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate America’s independence and discuss the power of redemption that is so powerfully unique in this country.
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate Independence Day and discuss whether we’re too prone to dwell on the negatives of our history.
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how a consumption tax might be good policy, but would be a huge mistake without repealing the 16th amendment.
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the U.S. has had a flat tax before, and why this options would work as a tax reform option.