Thursday, January 7, 2021

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wilder has been referred to as one of America's first libertarians.[46] She was originally a life-long Democrat, but became dismayed with Roosevelt's New Deal and what she and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, saw as Americans' increasing dependence on the federal government. Wilder grew disenchanted with her party and resented government agents who came to farms like hers and grilled farmers about the number of acres they were planting.[47] Her daughter was similarly strongly libertarian

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