Monday, February 10, 2014

An economic school has led to gridlock in Washington: E.J. Dionne Blames The Austrian School of Economics

The Washington Post blames the ideas of Hayek and Mises for questioning more government spending:
It is now difficult for Congress to pass even the kind of spending that all sides once saw as necessary public investment in transportation, research and education. It’s that “road to serfdom” again: Anything government does beyond enforcing contracts and stopping violence is denounced as the first step of a fox trot toward dictatorship.

So let’s give Ron Paul credit for unmasking the true source of gridlock in Washington
Imagine that.