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Peace Corps Vets Riled at My Expose

PeaceCorpsWorldWide  reposted a 2011 Future of Freedom Foundation article I wrote,  “The Forgotten Failures of the Peace Corps.”  Several former Peace Corps recruits denounced the piece: Andy Martin characterized the piece as “a one-sided hatchet job.” Leo Cecchini complained that my article was “a totally fatuous report devoid of any import. And this guy is a […]

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FFF: Obama’s Fraudulent War on Corruption

Future of Freedom Foundation The Fraudulent Obama War on Corruption by James Bovard December 15, 2016 The Obama administration wants Americans to believe that it is fiercely anti-corruption. “I have been shocked by the degree to which I find corruption pandemic in the world today,” declared Secretary of State John Kerry at an Anti-Corruption Summit […]

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Wash. Times: Hillary’s Anti-Transparency Bargain

Washington Times, October 27, 2016 Hillary’s Anti-Transparency Bargain by James Bovard President Obama recently condemned the Republican Party, claiming that its “central principle” is to suppress voting. But, while his administration piously pledges to protect voting rights, it has almost guaranteed that Americans will be blindfolded on Election Day. While the Justice Department will deploy […]

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Wash. Times: Clinton’s Forgotten Foreign Aid Fiascos

 washingtontimes.com Hillary Clinton’s forgotten foreign aid fiascos by James Bovard Hillary Clinton is the most qualified presidential candidate in history, according to President Obama. Much of her managerial experience stems from her four years as secretary of State. The biggest program she oversaw there was foreign aid, which spent roughly $50 billion a year between […]

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Wall Street Journal: Our Shameful Peanut Subsidy Hammers Haiti

Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2016 A Subsidy as Shameful as They Come By James Bovard The U.S. has paid for a million pounds of peanuts it can’t use. Solution: Dump them on Haiti—causing a disaster for its farmers. The Obama administration’s plan to dump a million pounds of surplus peanuts into Haiti at no […]

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MP3 Thumping Obama’s Corruption Charade with Scott Horton

Talk show firebrand Scott Horton and I had a rowdy time thumping the hypocritical Obama-Kerry Charade against corruption – but only in foreign countries.  This podcast picks up where my USA Today oped left off. . While Secretary of State John Kerry whoops up the U.S. government devotion to anti-corruption, U.S. foreign aid continues bankrolling some of […]

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USA TODAY: Obama’s Anti-Corruption Fraud Around the World

USA TODAY Obama’s global anti-corruption cops should call Internal Affairs by James Bovard  Our Democratic president continues to fund global corruption just like the Republican before him. It looks like Hillary Clinton will too. The Obama administration wants Americans to believe that it is fiercely anti-corruption. “I’ve been shocked by the degree to which I […]

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