Gary Rathbun, the host of An Economy of One, and I had fun on his Radio America program last Thursday discussing my Mises Institute article on how dependency destroys democracy. Obama’s food stamp recruiting campaigns took a shellacking. Thanks to producer Katie Hileman for setting up the interview and putting together the YouTube video.
Archive | February, 2016
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 […]
From the Future of Freedom Foundation – The Failure of the Americans with Disabilities Act by James Bovard The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted 25 years ago. It promised a brave new era of equality and freedom. Instead, it has spawned endless lawsuits and absurd federal decrees while harming some of the people it […]
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 […]