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James Ostrowski

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James Ostrowski practices law in Buffalo, New York.

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A Real Education


10/01/2001The Free Market
The Free Market 19, no. 10 (October 2001) The single greatest obstacle to creating a free society is government's control over education. Government dictates that children attend a school, and taxpayers pay enormous sums to subsidize "free" government schools. The frightening result is that the...
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History of the FBI

The Police StateU.S. History

08/15/2001Mises Daily Articles
A case study of an agency that never stops expanding in its budget and power, despite failures all around.
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Anatomy of the Cannabis Case

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

06/28/2001Mises Daily Articles
James Ostrowski examines the Supreme Court ruling against medical marijuana: an accurate interpretation of a nauseating law.
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The Pataki Problem

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/17/2001Mises Daily Articles
New York Governor George Pataki has abandoned his original platform for the same reason that Republicans usually sell out: he has chosen staying in power over cutting government.
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Does Democracy Promote Peace?

War and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/26/2001Mises Daily Articles
We are continually told that democracies guard against war. But that view abstracts from the U.S. imperial experience. James Ostrowski compares the rhetoric to the reality.
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