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Robert Higgs on the Consequences of Leviathan-sized Government
Posted: Thu. September 15, 2011

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Senior Fellow Robert Higgs is interviewed here by Scott Horton on Radio, warning those who long for total governmental and economic collapse to be careful what they wish for. Higgs also explains why federal spending cannot continue at the current record levels without a failure of the bond market. He further compares the military and economic over-extension of the Soviet Union prior to its collapse to the United States as a warning against rampant spending by the government.

Recorded: Thu. July 1, 2010
Experts: Robert Higgs
Type: Radio
Issues: Banking and Finance, Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Fiscal Policy/Debt, Terrorism and National Crises

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