Commentary: When government fails it tends to expand even faster
Published 07/29/2011, West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON — August is upon us, beaches beckon, and Michele Bachmann has set the self-improvement bar high. She recently told The Wall Street Journal, “When I go on vacation and I lay on the beach, I bring von Mises.” The congresswoman may be the first person ever to dribble sun lotion on the section of Ludwig von Mises’ “Human Action” wherein the Austrian economist (1881-1973) discussed “the formal and aprioristic character of praxeology.”Word count: 744
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