With a masters degree from the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, Robert Lindsay Nathan, Jr. has travelled the world for large national contractors. He writes, "I still maintain the hobbies of drawing and painting, and I write music from time to time, but have refrained from making these a full time job as it wouldn't be near as fun." See his web page. Send him mail.
Ludwig von Mises: "In relation to the immense sacrifices that the state demands of the individual through the blood tax, it seems rather incidental whether it compensates the soldier more or less abundantly for the loss of time that he suffers from his military-service obligation." - Nation, State, and Economy