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The Austrian Factor
By Abdul Turay
Published Postimees 4 April 2012

Patriotic Estonians wants two things out of foreigners. They want their country to be noticed, and they want it to be liked.

And there exists a small group who are growing in influence in America on talk radio, satellite television and the internet, who do both.

They are knowledgeable and successful, one of them is a candidate for president of the United States of America. They are known as the Austrian school economists or Austrians for short.

There is just one problem. The world's leading intellectuals from all spectrum thinks the Austrians are crazy people, Nutters.

It is a bit disheartening to say the least. What this means is when ever you read something positive in a foreign publications about Estonia, you have to take it with a pinch of salt. What you are reading, as many people think, might just be the ravings of mad person.
So let's examine the Austrian school, find out why they like Estonia so much,…