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Foreign Aid Breeds Hatred in Egypt

  On the bright side, at least Egyptians know the name of the U.S. Ambassador (Anne Patterson). Maybe if we doubled our foreign aid, they would take down at least one of those signs. I have been railing against foreign aid since… hell…. since way back when my beard was red. Here’s a 2011 piece […]

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Wall Street Journal Publishes Food for Peace Retort

Responding to my piece last week – in tomorrow’s Letters to the Editor in the Wall Street Journal – Food for Peace is an international aid program that has been successful domestically and abroad since its inception in 1954 (“How ‘Food for Peace’ Hurts Foreign Farmers” by James Bovard, op-ed, April 30). It has fed the […]

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On Fox News Tonight, Probably – on Foreign Aid

Just received an email from Fox News regarding an interview that I taped with them last Wednesday. The topic was foreign aid – a subject near and dear to my heart. “We just wanted to let you know that the two part series will begin airing tonight on Special Report with Bret Baier, which is […]

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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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