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FFF: Boy Scouts and the Love of Freedom

Future of Freedom Foundation, Boy Scouts and the Love of Freedom by James Bovard October 18, 2016 Some of my anarcho-libertarian tendencies arose thanks to the years I spent as a Boy Scout. Joining the Scouts was an easy decision, since my father was a Scoutmaster. Even without the family obligation, I might have signed […]

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FFF: Bipartisan Battering of Freedom in Congress

Future of Freedom Foundation Bipartisan Battering of Freedom by James Bovard For more than 40 years, Republicans have been promising to cut federal spending. In the same period, federal outlays have inched up by a few trillion dollars. But the Grand Old Party continues singing the same song — though voters may finally be losing […]

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Freedom Fighter & Hellraising Author Claire Wolfe’s New Blog

My ol’ buddy Claire Wolfe has a zesty new blog here. Claire has done some of the best writing on freedom since her bestselling 1996 book, 101 Things to Do ‘Til the Revolution. Claire is hardline and very savvy on firearms and freedom – and plenty of other issues. She updates her blog much more […]

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FFF: Presidential Fear-Mongering versus Freedom

from the Future of Freedom Foundation – PRESIDENTIAL FEAR-MONGERING vs. FREEDOM by James Bovard After the San Bernardino massacre late last year, Barrack Obama made a rare speech from the Oval Office. His most memorable line was his declaration that “freedom is more powerful than fear.” That epigram might have made John F. Kennedy’s speechwriters […]

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MP3 Thumping TSA with Michael Graham on Atlanta’s 106.7

Michael Graham, the “Goyim Gangsta” host on Atlanta’s 106.7 FM, and I had fun whupping up on TSA this morning. I think he enjoyed my line about how a TSA screener in Portland “tried to turn my family jewels into a pancake” during an “enhanced patdown.” TSA’s catastrophic delays at airports are causing thousands of passengers […]

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How Dependency Destroys Democracy – Mises Institute

From the new issue of the Mises Institute  The Austrian newsletter Jan. 2016- How Government Buys Your Support by James Bovard In Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. military officers routinely handed bundles of cash to local residents to buy influence and undermine resistance to the American occupation. Such payments came in especially handy after US troops […]

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