Archive | April 29, 2013


My WSJ piece: “Food for Peace” Hurts Foreign Farmers

Wall Street Journal April 30, 2013 [alternative WSJ link – not blocked by paywall] How ‘Food for Peace’ Hurts Foreign Farmers For a half-century the program has done more to feed special interests than help the hungry. By JAMES BOVARD The United States government is the world’s largest food donor but its aid consistently wreaks havoc abroad. […]

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Italian Freedom Champion Bruno Leoni’s Centenary

This month is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Bruno Leoni, one of the most penetrating political thinkers of the post-World War Two era.  His 1961 book, Freedom and the Law, helped me get a handle on the perils of majority rule.  (E-text versions of that book are available free from the Liberty Fund […]

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Wash. Times: Bigger Postal Frauds Than Armstrong

from today’s Washington Times BOVARD: ‘We deliver’ NOT! Why the Post Office can’t deliver the mail by James Bovard The Justice Department on Tuesday joined a lawsuit accusing Lance Armstrong of defrauding the U.S. government. The U.S. Postal Service spent $40 million sponsoring Mr. Armstrong’s bicycling team from 1996 through 2004, including the years when […]

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