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1984: My Call to End Public TV Subsidies

National Public Radio is catching hell for suspending Uri Berliner, a veteran NPR editor who recently condemned NPR’s political bias.  Forty years ago this month, I wrote an oped for the Washington Times calling for ending all federal subsidies for public television.  I stated: “Public TV could easily become self-reliant with little or no damage […]

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Will Trump Slash Federal Spending?

 Future of Freedom Foundation Will Trump Reduce Federal Spending? by James Bovard November 21, 2017 Donald Trump’s first proposed budget took a step towards draining the swamp in Washington. His proposal was the first one since the Reagan era in which a president has sought a wholesale demolition of boondoggles. On the other hand, Trump’s […]

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