Robert Higgs Archive
Robert Higgs • Friday November 2, 2018 at 4:12 PM PST
Two cases of government obstructions at the border.
Robert Higgs • Monday October 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM PST
When others do it, it’s terrorism; when Americans do it, it’s national defense. When others do it, it’s a war crime; when Americans do it, it’s collateral damage. When others do it, it’s torture; when Americans do it, it’s enhanced interrogation. When others do it, it’s unprovoked attack; when Americans do it, it’s shock...
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Robert Higgs • Thursday October 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM PST
Americans have a unique advantage (or disadvantage, depending on how one looks at it) in experiencing their nation’s defense and foreign affairs, namely, that for the great majority such affairs take place “over there” somewhere, often in a place they can’t locate on a map and about which they know approximately nothing. They don’t...
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Robert Higgs • Wednesday October 3, 2018 at 1:30 PM PST
The power of ideological convictions in shaping political, social, and economic life.
Robert Higgs • Tuesday September 18, 2018 at 11:11 AM PST
Everyone who knows me knows that I loathe government as it now exists everywhere. But yesterday, as I set out to walk Fly Boy down the road through the jungle as usual, I was struck by what a beautiful day it was, and I determined to count my blessings.
Robert Higgs • Monday August 27, 2018 at 1:45 PM PST
A complicated order is established to maintain the status quo.
Robert Higgs • Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
A quick thought on the modern socialist’s approach.
Robert Higgs • Thursday August 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
The blight of politics casts a shadow over daily life.
Robert Higgs • Thursday July 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
The only way to win a trade war is not to fight one.