Omnipotent Government
by Ludwig von Mises

This is the most uneven book I've read by von Mises. He mixes brilliant insights with inexcusable prescriptions. He blames Germany exclusively for WW I and WW II and predicts that Germany will start another war if they are not completely disarmed. His arguments on the nature of interventionism and socialism leading to autarchy and autarchy leading to wars of conquest are persuasive.

Year Read: 1973

Back to Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
Back to Nonfiction Book Notes
Back to Fiction Book Notes
Back to Book Notes by Author

This page was last updated on September 26, 2011.
This site is maintained by Roy Halliday. If you have any comments or suggestions, please send them to