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Free FFF Books on Gun Control Today

The Future of Freedom Foundation is offering two free Kindle books on gun control.  The Tyranny of Gun Control includes a few essays I wrote on the topic in the 1990s, as well as essays by Sheldon Richman, Jacob Hornberger, and Richard Ebeling.   FFF is also offering a free copy of Scott McPherson’s zesty new book, […]

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Liberty vs. Equality (1977)

Some of the college protestors around the nation are condemning American society because of the inequal academic and economic achievements between different races and ethnic groups. There are lots of things government does to tilt the playing field but many of the protestors will be unsatisfied until  government forcibly imposes equal results across the board.   That type […]

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USA TODAY: Boy Scouts Should Hang Tough

USA TODAY, May 12, 2015 Boy Scouts should stay tough, not pander to gender gap by James Bovard Scout leadership is turning Boy Scouts into kale — nutritious, but blech The Boy Scouts are once again reforming themselves into oblivion. With falling enrollment nationwide, the Scouts are desperate for good publicity. Their latest politically correct […]

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Counterpunch: Will Vagina Voters Devour Democracy?

 COUNTERPUNCH, MAY 12, 2015 Has Hillary Finally Found Her Brand? Will “Vagina Voters” Devour Democracy? by JAMES BOVARD Wear gloves on Election Day! “Fat-O-Sphere” author Kate Harding announced plans to “vote with my vagina” for Hillary Clinton. Harding said  her voting was guided in part by her difficult menstrual cycles. I wonder who she would vote […]

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Wash. Times: Saving ObamaCare with Supreme Hypocrisy?

Washington Times, March 12, 2015 Saving Obamacare with supreme hypocrisy By James Bovard  – March 12, 2015 Justices fret over coercing states while endlessly menacing individuals At last week’s Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act, several justices questioned whether a verdict against Obamacare would be “unconstitutionally coercive” to state governments that did […]

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My Wash. Times Op-ed: Obama’s Racial Profiling in Schools

Washington Times, May 29, 2014 Obama’s Racial Profiling in the Classroom by James Bovard President Obama and his appointees are hailing this month’s 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark school-desegregation decision, Brown vs. Board of Education. Mr. Obama proclaimed that “we must continue striving toward equal opportunities for all our children” and “reaffirm our […]

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EEOC: Destroying Freedom For Equal Opportunity

From the Future of Freedom Foundation‘s magazine – DESTROYING FREEDOM IN THE NAME OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY by James Bovard The Obama administration is finding new ways to use civil-rights laws to attack freedom and common sense. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last year issued a byzantine “enforcement guidance” to browbeat businesses into ceasing to […]

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