Archive | September, 2017

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Thanks and R.I.P., Hugh Hefner

 Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine, passed away yesterday at the age of 91.  One of his best lines serves also as his epitaph: “Life is too short to be living somebody else’s dreams.”  Hefner was one of the great hellraisers of modern America and had a huge impact for much of the second half of the 20th century.  Playboy was a champion of freedom of speech and freedom of […]

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FFF: World War One Still Haunts America

Future of Freedom Foundation How World War One Still Haunts America by James Bovard This year is the 100th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson’s pulling America into World War I. Many people celebrate this centenary of America’s emergence as a world power. But at a time when the Trump administration is bombing or rattling sabers at […]

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Photos from Juggalos Protest for Insane Clown Posse Vs. FBI

Here are other photos I took at Saturday’s Juggalos/Insane Clown Posse protest in Washington, which I wrote about here for the American Conservative. I had to work for this next photo. I told this lady that I liked her sign and asked her if I could photograph it. “Sure,” she sez. Then she holds the […]

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CLOWN REVOLT: Whoop! Whoop! Comes to Washington

American Conservative    September 19, 2017 Juggalo Blues: Their Beef with FBI No Laughing Matter Attempt of Left to appropriate clowns’ cause in DC fell short. By James Bovard • September 19, 2017 Credit: Jim Bovard Despite being billed as a showdown of competing political protests and rallies, the only political action on the streets of […]

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Janet Reno, American Saint

Facebook is no longer blocking my post after I changed headline to "Janet Reno, American Saint" & added new photo https://t.co/uT0f7mPF9n — James Bovard (@JimBovard) September 13, 2017 ** This is the same article as the prior blog post – except for the headline & featured photo. Facebook blocked me from crossposting a full link […]

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FFF: Janet Reno – Tyrant or Saint?

Janet Reno: Saint or Tyrant? by James Bovard September 13, 2017 When former Attorney General Janet Reno died last November, the media heaped praise on her as if she had been justice incarnate. Reno had long enjoyed sainthood inside the Beltway; the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia even created a Janet Reno […]

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