Archive | December 1, 2018


President George H.W. Bush: DEA Agents are America’s “Greatest Freedom Fighters”

The late President George H.W. Bush promised “kinder, gentler” policies then revved up the drug war and vastly increased crackdowns across the nation.  Overfilled prisons are part of his forgotten legacy. Bush also hailed DEA agents as “the greatest freedom fighters any nation could have, people who provide freedom from violence and freedom from drugs […]

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Bush Protection: The President and Free Trade (1992)

Some critics believe that Trump’s horrendous views on trade are a novelty. Here is a 1992 article I wrote for New Republic on the trade follies that permeated the administration of the late George H.W. Bush. The New Republic, January 20, 1992 HEADLINE: Bush protection: the president and free trade. by James Bovard Inviting Lee […]

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