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Seymour Hersh and the Decline of Knockdown Journalism

The American Conservative Seymour Hersh and the Disappearing Iconoclast He won a Pulitzer for My Lai and cracked Abu Ghraib wide open. But this reporter is still a lonely breed. By James Bovard • August 17, 2018 Journalist Seymour Hersh in 2009. Credit: Institute for Policy Studies/Flickr Seymour Hersh, Reporter: A Memoir, Sy Hersh. Knopf, June […]

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MP3 of St. Louis KFTK Radio Interview on Facebook Censorship

Dr. Randy Tobler and I had fun hammering Facebook’s hypocrisy on his KFTK radio show in St. Louis.  Randy is very well-informed on Facebook’s machinations and suggested creating a Freebook alternative to Facebook. I told him I might be game if he could provide the billions of dollars necessary for the launch.  Haven’t heard back […]

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MP3 of my Pacifica Radio interview on Facebook Conniving

Kevin Pina of Pacifica Radio Network interviewed me last Thursday on my USA Today oped on Facebook censorship policies.  Facebook has become far more aggressive recently in heaving people off its platform.  But the impact of Facebook’s banishments are dwarfed by the stampede to the exit by other Facebook users.     We had lots of fun […]

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USA TODAY: Pathetic Unite the Right and angry Antifa sputter

USA TODAY, August 12, 2018 Pathetic Unite the Right and angry Antifa sputter. There’s still time to heed Rodney King. James Bovard, Opinion columnist Published 9:58 p.m. ET Aug. 12, 2018 Hopefully Orwell’s ‘Two Minutes Hate’ is not yet institutionalized in our lives. There is still time to get along and ‘stop making it horrible.’ […]

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Gun Owners Should Fear the Deep State

America’s First Freedom, NRA Should Gun Owners Fear The Deep State? by James Bovard – Friday, August 10, 2018 President Donald Trump and his opponents have loudly wrangled in recent months about whether a “deep state” is out to get the president. The term “deep state” commonly refers to the officials who secretly wield power […]

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Forbes Columnist George Leef Reviews Freedom Frauds

George Leef, a Forbes columnist and the research director at North Carolina’s Martin Center for Academic Renewal, reviewed Freedom Frauds in the new issue of The Future of Freedom.  George wrote: *”James Bovard has been a thorn in the side of Statists for decades….  Like Mencken, Bovard cuts right through the mind-numbing slogans, deceptions, and […]

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