Bracken Lee (1899–1996) was governor of Utah (1949–1957) and a leading opponent of the income tax. Murray Rothbard praised him in The Betrayal of the American Right, calling him "the closest thing to a libertarian in political life."
Ludwig von Mises: "The armament industry created militarism and imperialism, however, just as little as, say, the distilleries created alcoholism or publishing houses trashy literature. The supply of weapons did not call forth the demand, but rather the other way around." - Nation, State, and Economy