Archive | December, 2013


Fair Trade Fraud Epigrams & IHS Graphic

This sentence looks better in this IHS graphic than it did when I wrote it on a greenish flickering computer screen some 20 years ago. Here is the link to the web page for Fair Trade Fraud, which first came out in 1991. And here are some other epigrams from that book: “Fair trade” is […]

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The Continuing Coverup of Police Killings Nationwide

Counterpunch, December 12, 2013 Protecting Killer Cops Where’s the Body Count from Shootings by the Police? by JAMES BOVARD President Barack Obama, calling for new gun control legislation earlier this year, appealed to “all the Americans who are counting on us to keep them safe from harm.” He also declared, “If there is even one […]

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“James Bovard, Your a BAD editor”

Here’s my favorite comment so far on the Washington  Times’ “Obama’s Obesity Epidemic” op-ed. Dan wrote: “James Bovard is an idiot, blame the president for diabetes. If you don’t like a politicians, do some real research. In short wheat, processed foods, the United States Department of Agriculture are the leading cause in growing diabetes. Not the […]

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Where is the Body Count from Police Shootings?

Posted online today by the Future of Freedom Foundation – from the August 2013 issue of the Future of Freedom – Where’s the Body Count from Shootings by the Police? by James Bovard Barack Obama has made curtailing Americans’ right to own firearms one of his highest priorities. Earlier this year, he appealed to “all […]

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My 1983 “Feeding Everybody” / Food Stamp Failure article

Yesterday’s Washington Times’ “Obama’s Obesity Epidemic” article is spurring some controversy.  Rush Limbaugh quoted the piece and the liberal website Media Matters attacked his statements.  Media Matters also asserted that “Bovard mislead his readers about obesity studies to craft a false narrative that food stamp use is linked to childhood obesity.” But there is far more evidence of that link that was […]

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Wash. Times: Obama’s Obesity Epidemic

Washington Times, December 3, 2013 BOVARD: Obama’s obesity epidemic by James Bovard Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015. The food-aid explosion is worsening the nation’s obesity […]

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