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USA TODAY: More Iron Fists to Save Democracy?

USA TODAY, November 8, 2017 Trump election anniversary and progressives’ delusional race to save democracy by James Bovard Some liberals think increasing government power will repair our broken civic life. But it would destroy the tattered remnants of federal legitimacy. Responding to the anniversary of Donald Trump’s election, The Washington Post Magazine presented “38 ideas for […]

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Rape Accusations as Divinely-Revealed Truths

The Rolling Stone story on the alleged University of Va. gang rape is invaluable for revealing the current standard of respectable thinking.  The Washington Post posted an article by a female lawyer on Sunday with a headline proclaiming that “we should automatically believe rape claims.” I assume that the writer would not also say that accusations of malpractice […]

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My USA Today Op-Ed on Obama’s Racial Profiling in the Classroom

 USA TODAY, May 9, 2014 Education goals are getting resegregated by James Bovard States set lower standards for blacks. Only 7% of black high school seniors are proficient in math, compared with 33% of white students, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress scores released Wednesday. The reading gap is larger. The math achievement […]

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Busing Tyranny by Boston’s Best & Brightest

From today’s Washington Times – BOVARD: A bitter lesson from ‘the best and the brightest’ Boston children were sacrificed on the altar of equality by James Bovard The Boston School Committee announced last week that it will finally end almost 40 years of forced busing — long after the policy effectively wrecked local schools. Forced […]

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