T. Padraig Higgins

T. Padraig Higgins writes from New York City, NY.

Latest by T. Padraig Higgins in Chronicles

  • February 1994

    Don't Call Me Anglo

    As America's melting pot rapidly cools, citizens are rushing to align themselves with their proper tribe and then petition the government for special treatment to redress historical grievances.

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  • January 1994

    Property Owners Under Assault

    It should be a property owner's dream. Thirteen acres in the heart of America's largest city, bordered by two of its most prominent streets, Broadway and 42nd Street. Famous shopping and tourist attractions are all within walking distance.

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  • Holding On Tight

    New Jersey children better hold tight to their allowances because those legislative nannies in the Garden State are at it again. As of last July, kids under 13 who ride their bicycles without wearing a helmet are breaking the law.

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  • January 1993

    Missing the Mark

    The Supreme Court missed the mark last year in unanimously shooting down a St. Paul, Minnesota, statute imposing criminal liability on those engaged in "hate speech."

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  • September 1992

    Stir-Fried Scholarship

    There is a fairly long gestation period for alumni wrath, which does not fully come into being until the end of the year. That's when every organization in the world calls or sends letters asking for a tax-deductible donation.

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