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Corrupt Federal Statistics Cover Endless Cons

Corrupt Federal Statistics Cover Endless Cons by James Bovard Federal agencies don’t count what politicians don’t want to know. President Joe Biden and other Democrats perennially invoke “science and data” to sanctify all their COVID-19 mandates and policies. But the same shenanigans and willful omissions that have characterized COVID data have perennially permeated other federal […]

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Covid and Corrupt Federal Statistics

American Institute for Economic Research, December 28, 2021 Covid and Corrupt Federal Statistics James Bovard Federal agencies don’t count what politicians don’t want to know. President Biden and other Democrats continuously invoke “science and data” to sanctify all their Covid-19 mandates and policies, but the same shenanigans and willful omissions have characterized Covid data. During […]

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Guatemala Human Rights Ravaged by U.S. Drug War

Mises Institute, June 8, 2021 Guatemala: The Human Rights Nightmare That Is the US Drug War by James Bovard Vice President Kamala Harris visited Guatemala earlier this week to bestow millions of dollars in new foreign aid on that government. The Biden administration is pretending that giving more US tax dollars to Central American governments […]

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The Sham of Government Secrecy

The Sham of Government Secrecy by James Bovard The Supreme Court in June ruled that the federal government can keep secret the food-stamp sales totals of grocery stores. By a 6 to 3 vote, the Court declared that such business records are exempt from disclosure under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This case, […]

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Peace Corps Vets Riled at My Expose

PeaceCorpsWorldWide  reposted a 2011 Future of Freedom Foundation article I wrote,  “The Forgotten Failures of the Peace Corps.”  Several former Peace Corps recruits denounced the piece: Andy Martin characterized the piece as “a one-sided hatchet job.” Leo Cecchini complained that my article was “a totally fatuous report devoid of any import. And this guy is a […]

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MP3 of my interview on the Peace Corps with the Overseas Radio Network

Fergus Hodgson, the host of the “Stateless Man” show on the Overseas Radio Network, recently interviewed me regarding an article I’d written on the Peace Corps. We had fun kicking the subject around, though I don’t expect it will generate any speaking invitations from the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer association. You can download or listen […]

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