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New York Post: Lame-duck robbery: Democrats rush to spend with just 15 legislative Looting Days left

New York Post, December 20, 2022 Lame-duck robbery: Democrats rush to spend with just 15 legislative Looting Days left By  James Bovard There are only 15 legislative Looting Days left until a new Congress takes office. Voters last month sent Washington a “cease-and-desist” order by giving Republicans control of the House of Representatives. But congressional […]

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The Mirage of Washington Intelligence

Libertarian Institute, October 24, 2022 The Mirage of Washington Intelligence by Jim Bovard | “You can send a man to Congress but you can’t make him think,” quipped comedian Milton Berle in the 1950s. To update Berle for our times: You can spend $60 billion a year on intelligence agencies but you can’t make politicians […]

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Thrashing Know-Nothing Politicians with Shaun Thompson on Chicago Radio

Shaun Thompson and I had a rollicking chat today on Chicago’s The Answer AM 560, thrashing politicians across the board.  No prisoners were taken. Shaun mentioned that politicians don’t bother reading the thick legislative bills they enact.  I quoted Milton Berle’s great line – “You can send a man to Congress but you can’t make […]

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USA Today: Govt. by Cromnibus – blind, deaf, & dumb

USA TODAY, December 12, 2014 Government by Cromnibus – blind, deaf and dumb: Column by James Bovard The Know-Nothing Party Rules Us All “You can lead a man to Congress but you can’t make him think,” quipped Milton Berle in 1950. Last night’s House of Representatives’ approval of the 1,603 page, $1 trillion Cromnibus bill […]

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