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Obama’s Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

Mises Institute, September 27, 2022 Obama’s Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle by James Bovard At a White House summit tomorrow, President Joe Biden will repeat his proclamation of a goal to end hunger in America by 2030. In 1969, President Richard Nixon promised to end hunger at a similar White House summit. The vast expansion of […]

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New York Post: Biden’s Hunger Hubbub Ignores Federal Obesity Fiasco

New York Post, September 23, 2022 Biden’s hunger hubbub ignores the federal obesity fiasco By  James Bovard   President Joe Biden hosts a White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health next Thursday. He promises to “take bold steps to end hunger,” and his summit will likely unleash a torrent of demands for new federal […]

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New York Post: FBI Trump Raid Exposes Washington’s Secrecy Shams

New York Post, August 9, 2022 FBI Trump raid exposes Washington’s secrecy shams By James Bovard FBI agents raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home Monday reportedly looking for boxes of classified material that Trump allegedly removed from the White House when his presidency ended in January 2021. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the raid showed […]

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My Two-Bit Political Awakening

My Two-Bit Political Awakening by James Bovard Samuel Johnson may have been wrong when he declared, “There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money.” But for young kids, collecting coins is a less pernicious pastime than becoming a pyromaniac or Tik-Tok star. My own experience collecting, […]

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Stop Protecting Presidents from History

American Institute for Economic Research, November 15, 2021 Stop Protecting Presidents from History by James Bovard Former president Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to block release of speech drafts, call logs, and handwritten notes regarding the January 6 Capitol Clash. Trump is seeking to prohibit the National Archives from delivering those records to a […]

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