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Wall Street Journal Publishes Retorts to My USDA Subsidy Bash

The Wall Street Journal today published several testy letters responding to my December 11 article, “Living Off the Fat of Washington.”  Here they are: Land-Rich Farmers Still Struggle to Survive Dec. 21, 2016 4:40 p.m. ET James Bovard is correct in several of his observations relating to the Agricultural Department’s outdated farm-subsidy programs, but off the […]

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Rand Paul Demise: Botched Campaign or Apathy on Freedom?

Rand Paul announced that he is suspending his presidential campaign this morning.  How much of the demise of the Rand Paul’s effort was due to poor campaign tactics vs. voters not giving a damn about freedom? In Iowa, Rand’s campaign targeted student voters.  But as David Weigel of the Washington Post noted, that tactic fizzled […]

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MP3 Podcast of Today’s IRS Interview with Jan Mickelson Iowa Radio

The podcast is up from this morning’s interview on the IRS’s long & sordid history with WHO’s Jan Mickelson, Iowa’s top radio host. The 12-minute interview starts with some audiotapes that Jan found that show great parallels between Nixon’s evasions during Watergate and the Obama administration’s shuffling on the IRS scandal. I pointed out that […]

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