March 12 – here’s another variation on the Canva design – xxxx OR OR OR – quote is from Freedom in Chains (1999) The top quote was produced with software at Canva – an excellent design site.
Foundation for Economic Education, March 09, 2017 Why Americans Pay Triple the World Price for Sugar by James Bovard Washington is once again massively screwing up the American sugar market. Because American farmers cannot compete with foreign sugar growers, the federal government has maintained an array of sugar import quotas and/or tariffs for most of […]
The Future of Freedom, November 2016 MY BLOWUP AT THE ENVIRO CHECKPOINT by James Bovard As I sat in a seemingly endless line of cars at the Maryland vehicle-emissions check-point, the engine in my 1999 Ford suddenly growled, shuddered, and conked out cold. Maybe it was karma for my decades of scoffing at harebrained government […]
Here’s a revised version via Canva (an excellent design site) – America needs fewer enemies, not more bombs. Cut the saber rattling & the Pentagon budget. pic.twitter.com/LR9s7u8aFd — James Bovard (@JimBovard) February 28, 2017
“Wrecking Ball Benevolence” describes a lot of things that federal agencies do. I used that phrase in a 2004 Barron’s article (happily, editor Tom Donlan did not consider the phrase overwrought) and in the Bush Betrayal to capture how federal housing policy was disrupting markets and paving the way to a collapse in housing values. […]
The International Students for Liberty is holding their tenth annual conference in Washington this weekend. I ambled down and caught up with some old friends like Sheldon Richman and Scott Horton. Jared Labell was there – those three are the core (along with Will Grigg) of the newly formed Libertarian Institute. I caught Angela Keaton’s […]
Talk show legend Brian Wilson interviewed me yesterday for his Libertas Media Project. This is also posted at LibertyNation, which is now featuring Brian’s podcasts. Here’s his summary: “Author James Bovard (Freedom in Chains, Lost Rights, Attention Deficit Democracy) joins us for an overview of the good, bad and ugly early days of the Trump […]