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A government enterprise can never be “commercialized” no matter how many external features of private enterprise are superimposed on it.

Von Mises was one of the few right wing conservatives who would admit that private business could not operate government functions well. It was the very nature of government service and operation which makes its operation inimical to profit making business practices and methods.

Ludwig von Mises, 1881-1973, Austrian Economist & Political Philosopher, A Critique of Interventionism, 1929

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Ludwig von Mises
Ludwig von Mises
  • Born: September 29, 1881
  • Died: October 10, 1973
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Profession: Economist

Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises was an Austrian-American theoretical Austrian School economist. Mises wrote and lectured extensively on behalf of classical liberalism. He is best known for his work on praxeology, a study of human choice and action.

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