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Our Know-Nothing Foreign Policy

From January 2011, my American Conservative review of Derek Leebaert’s Magic and Mayhem. Worst and Brightest Review of Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy From Korea to Afghanistan, Derek Leebaert, Simon & Schuster, 336 pages By James Bovard In the decades since John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, foreign-policy experts have become Washington’s leading […]

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Speaking on the Patriot Act on a CPAC Panel Next Month…

I will be paying my respects to the Patriot Act at a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 10 to 11 a.m. The panel is sponsored by the Campaign For Liberty. C4L will be having lots of stout events at this year’s CPAC. The tone of CPAC […]

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Why the Tea Party Should Despise George W. Bush

The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online today this article from the September issue of Freedom Daily – (also on Counterpunch) Why the Tea Party Should Despise George W. Bush by James Bovard The Tea Party movement is challenging politicians and political establishments in many parts of this country. Many Tea Party supporters define themselves […]

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How Washington Protects Your Privacy & Liberty

from the January issue of The Freeman – James Bovard How Washington Protects Your Privacy and Liberty January/February 2011 • Volume: 61 • Issue: 1 Preserving trust in government is the highest good—at least for politicians. To create that trust, government continually spawns façades to make people believe their rights are safe. Few things better […]

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TSA: Three Cheers for National Opt-Out Day!

National Opt-Out Day is a great response to the TSA’s damned outrages. From the Opt-Out Day website: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 is NATIONAL OPT-OUT DAY! It’s the day ordinary citizens stand up for their rights, stand up for liberty, and protest the federal government’s desire to virtually strip us naked or submit to an “enhanced […]

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TSA Busted: Ron Paul’s Reform Legislation

Here is Ron Paul’s statement on HR 6416 Introducing the American Traveler Dignity Act Mr. Speaker, today I introduce legislation to protect Americans from physical and emotional abuse by federal Transportation Security Administration employees conducting screenings at the nation

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