A true American hero

posted by
July 4, 2011
Cafe Hayek
by Don Boudreaux  
Posted in Commentary

"Ever hear of George Ballas? I hadn’t, until 30 minutes ago. I googled him and came up with a whopping 51,000 hits. Sad, actually, as Mr. Ballas, whose death at age 85 is reported in today’s Washington Post, was one of the countless people throughout history whose creativity and entrepreneurship help to make our lives better. In 1971 he invented the weed-wacker." (07/04/11)


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