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Stop Trying to Rebrand Slavery

Libertarian Institute, September 27, 2022 Stop Trying to Rebrand Slavery by Jim Bovard | Sep 27, 2022 When did slavery become so chic? From The New York Times to the Aspen Institute to a bevy of failed generals and weaselly ex-diplomats, the caterwauling for mandatory national service is rising. After decades in which political betrayals […]

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Obama’s Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

Mises Institute, September 27, 2022 Obama’s Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle by James Bovard At a White House summit tomorrow, President Joe Biden will repeat his proclamation of a goal to end hunger in America by 2030. In 1969, President Richard Nixon promised to end hunger at a similar White House summit. The vast expansion of […]

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Biden, Boondoggles, & Mid-Term Election Hokum with Brian Wilson Podcast

Talk Show Legend Brian Wilson and I had fun on his podcast thrashing Biden, boondoggles, and plenty of other political targets.  We discussed the lingering controversies over the 2020 presidential election and the prospects for the upcoming mid-term elections. Lots of laughs, mostly at politicians’ expense. Brian has been a friend for almost 30 years […]

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New York Post: Biden’s Hunger Hubbub Ignores Federal Obesity Fiasco

New York Post, September 23, 2022 Biden’s hunger hubbub ignores the federal obesity fiasco By  James Bovard   President Joe Biden hosts a White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health next Thursday. He promises to “take bold steps to end hunger,” and his summit will likely unleash a torrent of demands for new federal […]

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John Bartz, R.I.P.

My old friend John Bartz passed away today after a long illness and multiple heart attacks.  I knew John for almost 30 years.  He was one of the sharpest folks I met in D.C. – and he was sharp enough to get the heck out of this area by the late 1990s.  John was from […]

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