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TSA Busted: Ron Paul’s Reform Legislation

Here is Ron Paul’s statement on HR 6416 Introducing the American Traveler Dignity Act Mr. Speaker, today I introduce legislation to protect Americans from physical and emotional abuse by federal Transportation Security Administration employees conducting screenings at the nation

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Statism, the Greatest Threat

From the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (August 2010 issue, posted online today…) Statism, the Greatest Threat by James Bovard Pervasive confusion over the nature of government and freedom has opened the gates to perhaps the greatest, most widespread increase in political power in history. If we are to regain and safeguard our liberty, […]

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De-Sacralizing Democracy to Save Liberty

from the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (July issue) – posted online today – De-Sacralizing Democracy to Save Liberty by James Bovard In the 1770s, the British colonists living in America won their freedom from British rule thanks to the

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Podcast: Brian Wilson Interview on Worldwide Downfall of Democracy

Talk Show mastermind Brian Wilson and I had fun today discussing the worldwide downfall of democracy. This trend has gone so far that it might even affect Toledo. Brian took the high road – preferring to discuss Berlusconi’s Italian corruption rather than Singapore culinary prohibitions. You can download or listen to the @ 15 minute […]

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The Worldwide Downfall of Democracy

From the July issue of the American Conservative – my review of a fine new book – Global Undemocratic Revolution Freedom for Sale: Why the World Is Trading Democracy for Security, John Kampfner, Basic Books, 294 pages By James Bovard Freedom for Sale is the best synopsis of the recent collapse of restraints on government […]

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Welfarization and the Capsizing of Democracy

Liberty Central just posted online my analysis of how government handouts subvert self-government… WELFARIZATION AND THE CAPSIZING OF DEMOCRACY by Jim Bovard The Founding Fathers intended that America be composed of self-reliant individuals who would not hesitate to pull the reins in on their rulers. However, in the past 75 years, the soaring number of […]

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