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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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USA Today: TSA’s Latest Looney Surveillance Program

USA Today, July 31, 2018 Have you gained or lost weight? Congrats, TSA is now tracking you for suspicious activity. by James Bovard, Opinion columnist Excessive yawning, strong body odor — these are two ways you could become a target in TSA’s new secret program, which treats ordinary people like terrorists. If you fall asleep or […]

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40 Years of Pummeling the Postal Service

[the full text of many of the articles mentioned here are posted here] Mises Institute, July 27, 2018 40 Years of Pummeling the Postal Service by James Bovard Today is the 40th anniversary of the publication of my first attack on the Postal Service. “Time to Stamp Out the Postal Monopoly” was the lead article […]

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My Postal Service Articles, 1978-present

Boston Globe, July 27, 1978 Time to Stamp out Postal Monopoly by James Bovard The cost of mailing a first-class letter has risen 400 percent in the last 20 years. Many people believe mail service has deteriorated during this time. Many reforms have been made, but they have been ineffective, due to the Postal Service’s […]

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