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George H.W. Bush’s Forgotten Debacles and Demagoguery

George H.W. Bush’s Forgotten Debacles and Demagoguery by James Bovard After former President George H.W. Bush died late last year, he was widely hailed as a great leader and patriot. At the National Cathedral funeral service, biographer Jon Meachan declared that Bush was a “twentieth-century Founding Father.” The minister of Bush’s church in Houston compared […]

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Airmen from the 375th Security Forces Squadron participate in active shooting training Jan. 29, 2014.  The Airmen went through the hallways searching for the person who was acting out the role of an active shooter.  In 2009, Fort Hood, Texas, experienced an active shoooter incident and more recently so did the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., so the 375th SFS trains on how to respond to them.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maria Bowman)

Hysteria Over School Safety Won’t Keep Us Safe

Mises Institute, April 19, 2019 Hysteria Over School Safety Won’t Keep Us Safe by James Bovard Numerous Indiana elementary school teachers were shot in January as part of a “safe schools” training program. According to the Indiana State Teachers Association, sheriff deputies ordered teachers “into a room four at a time, told them to crouch […]

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Carping on the Mueller Report

More to follow…. When reading #MuellerReport, remember that FBI chief @Comey torpedoed an offer from Julian Assange to provide key details on the DNC emails leak https://t.co/xos4MvIAfs — James Bovard (@JimBovard) April 18, 2019 Record-setting Canonization? The 195,000-word #MuellerReport became holy writ within hours. Remember that prosecutors did not prove their case before an impartial […]

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Washington’s Biggest Fairy Tale: Truth Will Out

Washington’s Biggest Fairy Tale: “Truth Will Out” by James Bovard April 16, 2019 The arrest of Julian Assange has produced rapturous cheering from the American political elite. Hillary Clinton declared that Assange “must answer for what he has done.” Unfortunately, Assange’s arrest will do nothing to prevent the vast majority of conniving politicians and bureaucrats […]

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Assange Arrest a Deadly Threat to Free Press

I will write more on this shortly….   Unmentioned in Assange arrest coverage – the US govt. after 9/11 dropped an Iron Curtain around itself. @wikileaks exposed US govt. crimes no one else would touch. https://t.co/MMahFJqyc6 — James Bovard (@JimBovard) April 11, 2019 Julian Assange is charged with "conspiracy to commit computer intrusion." What about […]

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Truth is an Outlaw in Washington

Edit note: This article was written in November before Special Counsel Mueller completed his investigation of alleged Russian collusion. We haven’t seen the full text of the Mueller report yet but I am wagering that it will not require rescinding this article. Future of Freedom Foundation Truth Is an Outlaw in Washington by James Bovard […]

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