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James Bovard

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James Bovard is the author of ten books, including 2012’s Public Policy Hooligan, and 2006’s Attention Deficit Democracy. He has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Playboy, Washington Post, and many other publications.

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New Kosovo Indictment Is a Reminder of Bill Clinton’s Serbian War Atrocities

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog07/18/2020

President Bill Clinton’s favorite "freedom fighter" in Kosovo just got indicted for mass murder, torture, kidnapping, and other crimes against humanity.

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Collecting Old Coins Taught Me to Never Trust the Government

Monetary PolicyU.S. History

07/11/2020Mises Media
Old coins vaccinated me against trusting politicians long before I grew my first scruffy beard. I began collecting coins when I was eight years old in 1965, the year President Lyndon Johnson began removing all the silver from American coins.
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You Don't Have to "Cultivate Poverty" to Pursue Truth, Contrary to Thoreau

CapitalismMedia and CultureU.S. History

Blog07/11/2020

Henry David Thoreau left behind many great admonitions. Alas, philosophical gems are not legal tender when rent is due.

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Collecting Old Coins Taught Me to Never Trust the Government

Monetary PolicyU.S. History

Blog07/02/2020

Old coins vaccinated me against trusting politicians long before I grew my first scruffy beard. I began collecting coins when I was eight years old in 1965, the year President Lyndon Johnson began removing all the silver from American coins.

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Repealing Useless and Abusive Laws Might Do More Good Than "Defunding" the Police

Legal SystemStrategyThe Police State

06/28/2020Mises Media
"Defunding" the police isn't likely to actually lessen the control the state has over our lives. But repealing countless laws that give police far too much power would certainly help.
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