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Wild Idealists on Baltimore Streets

Lots of protestors marching in Baltimore today. It is good to see charges filed against the police involved in Freddie Gray’s death. But some of these protestors are wildly idealist. The t-shirt apparently says, “Most Kings get their Heads Cut Off.” It has been 40 years since a governor of Maryland was sent to prison, […]

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JPB photo FOR Press TV article on Federal Reserve secret power Capture

Trouncing Federal Reserve Secrecy and All-Round Rascality

I did a brief monologue for Press TV yesterday morning (early enough that it was before I spoke English fluently) on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposal for the Federal Reserve to bail out the Greek government: The Federal Reserve “has been so out of control for a long time, but especially during the last 12 years. It’s […]

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My Wall St Jrn op-ed: IRS Political Targeting Since FDR

Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2013 A Brief History of IRS Political Targeting One survey found that 75% of IRS respondents felt entitled to deceive or lie to Congress. By JAMES BOVARD Many Republicans are enraged over revelations in recent days that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative nonprofit groups with a campaign of audits […]

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Dying to Corrupt Afghanistan

from the Future of Freedom Foundation’s Freedom Daily (posted online today) Dying to Corrupt Afghanistan by James Bovard American soldiers are dying so that Afghan politicians can continue looting U.S. tax dollars. Foreign aid has long been notorious for creating kleptocracies — governments of thieves. The $50+ billion foreign aid that the United States has […]

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