Originally Posted by listopencil
That is interesting. It's something that makes sense to me intuitively but I've never seen the data.
Yeah, I have yet to see any book on economics make this point, at least this way—not even by the Mises, Fee, Independent Institute, Lew Rockwell. Eventhough one of the places the book is sold from the Mises site. Reading the list and the kinds of laws, which is at the back is an interesting read.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950