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Will Trump’s Immigration Order Ban Congressmen from U.S.?

Trump’s immigration order closes the border to “those who do not support the Constitution.” So most congressmen will be prohibited from re-entering the U.S.? OK, so I’m a hopeless optimist. Also on Twitter – Trump's immigration order bans "those who do not support the Constitution." So most congressmen will be prohibited from re-entering the US? […]

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Post-Inaugural Rage & Loathing – My Hot Times in 2005

There have been some screaming matches on Washington-bound flights between people coming for Trump’s inauguration versus the Women’s March  the following day. A dozen years ago, I saw – well, maybe sparked – similar fracases on a flight from Washington to Dallas, Texas, two days after Bush’s second inaugural speech whooped up forcibly spreading freedom […]

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Ralph Raico, R.I.P. – Scholar & Champion of Freedom

Ralph Raico, the great libertarian scholar, passed away recently at the age of 80. Thanks to the Foundation for Economic Education, he met the legendary Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises while he was still in high school in New York. He attended Mises’ seminars and later studied under Nobel Laureate Friedrich Hayek at the University of […]

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LISTEN LIVE: Targeting TSA on San Fran Radio 12/27

I will be on the Bob Zadek show on Sunday, 12/27, at Noon Eastern on Talk 910 AM in San Francisco.  You can listen live by clicking here.  I will post an MP3 of the interview after the show. Bob is a libertarian firebrand with a lively sense of humor; his show’s motto is “ideas […]

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Wash. Post’s Wittiest Column Ends; Captured my Supreme Court Eviction

Washington Post’s Al Kamen announced yesterday that he is ending his “In the Loop” column.  Kamen has set the gold standard for irony and sarcasm for political and bureaucratic finagling since 1992.   Kamen is a rarity in D.C. – a journalist more likely to scoff than to curtsy to the Powers That Be. Here is his amusing […]

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My Tweets on the GOP Presidential Candidates Debate

Lordie I never expected that “debate” to last more than 3 hours. I almost ran out of beer.   I didn’t start tweeting until the second hour but here’s my two cents – Gov. Kasich last night quoted saying, "If you've saved one life, you’ve changed the world." What about lives snuffed by US drones & […]

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FFF: Know-Nothing Democracy on Capitol Hill

Future of Freedom, March 2015 (posted  5/22/15) Know-Nothing Democracy on Capitol Hill by James Bovard “You can lead a man to Congress but you can’t make him think,” quipped Milton Berle in 1950. Last December’s congressional approval of the 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion omnibus bill (known as “Cromnibus,” because it was also a Continuing Resolution) also […]

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