"Robert Higgs is a prophet who deserves honor and more importantly, urgent attention." —Daniel Ellsberg, author, The Pentagon Papers
"Strikes a telling blow for liberty and merits a thunderous welcome by Americans." —Michael Scheuer, author, Imperial Hubris
"Higgs is at his best combining his knowledge of history and economics with a passion for liberty." —Ron Paul, U.S. Congressman
About the Author
Robert Higgs is senior fellow at the Independent Institute. He is the author of Competition and Coercion, Crisis and Leviathan, and The Transformation of the American Economy 1865–1914. He lives outside New Orleans.