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Carping on the Trump-Clinton First Debate

Post-debate verdict: Cynicism won last night. Neither candidate looked trustworthy with more power than commanding a toy fleet in a bathtub. Trump reminded me at times of a Washington Redskins safety missing easy open field tackles of a slow-moving opposing quarterback. Hillary’s powerlust peaked through at times in a way that chilled anyone who not […]

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Carping on the Prez Campaign, Drone Killings, Metro terrorism, etc.

Due process 2016-style Newly-released documents show that Obama must both wink & nod before drones kill US citizens https://t.co/O7DSYK8QCo — James Bovard (@JimBovard) August 7, 2016 WPost oped sez release of 28 pages on 9/11 won' t"stop conspiracy theories" – 'cuz they show govt. lies? @28Pages https://t.co/pho0b9b00f — James Bovard (@JimBovard) August 4, 2016 FBI […]

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MP3: Thumping Nitwit Protectionist Politicians on KMOX

KMOX host Mark Reardon and I had fun today discussing my USA Today article on Trump, Oreos, and our insane protectionist sugar regime. I appreciated the opportunity to flog Congress on the air in St. Louis.  Mark has some of the best bumper music I’ve heard in a long time with nitwit sound bites from both […]

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USA TODAY: Oreo and Trump’s Trade Policy Folly

USA TODAY, March 23, 2016 Oreo closure proof of losing Trump trade policy by James Bovard Trump’s ‘fair trade’ would deliver more ‘winners’ like sugar industry while American workers suffer. Presidential front-runner Donald Trump vows that he will “never eat another Oreo again” to protest the transfer of 600 cookie-making jobs from Chicago to Mexico. […]

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GOP Slugfest – Saudis, Cigars, Treason, & Tweets

Damned unfortunate that Fox Business News blocked Rand Paul from the debate tonight in South Carolina. Here are Twitter messages as the candidates wrangled [ok, so the photo is a few months old – Carly didn’t make it to the main stage tonight but every other photo I considered  was painfully dull]   #GOPDebate Kasich: […]

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