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Carping on Final Trump-Clinton Debate

Updated on Friday morn – https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/789524996192370688 https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/789489658082254853 https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/789296637311156224 Updated on Thursday morn: Why is @realDonaldTrump a heretic against democracy for refusing to pre-commit to not exercise his right to challenge election result? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) October 20, 2016 Gore & DEMS were correct to challenge 2000 FLA results – that election was a farce. […]

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Carping on Trump-Clinton Second Debate

Trump said a number of things tonight that mortified me – and I vehemently disagree with him on a lot of issues. But I also vigorously oppose the media’s campaign to coronate Hillary and to portray her as Joan of Arc. Below – my running commentary on tonight’s debate – – Were those outraged by […]

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Carping on the Trump-Clinton First Debate

Post-debate verdict: Cynicism won last night. Neither candidate looked trustworthy with more power than commanding a toy fleet in a bathtub. Trump reminded me at times of a Washington Redskins safety missing easy open field tackles of a slow-moving opposing quarterback. Hillary’s powerlust peaked through at times in a way that chilled anyone who not […]

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USA TODAY: End Federal Agents’ License to Kill

USA TODAY End Federal Agents License to Kill by James Bovard Do federal agents need a license to kill in order to protect us?  Unfortunately, federal judges are giving law enforcement agents blanket immunity when they shoot Americans while the agents are on the job. It would be difficult to imagine a greater violation of […]

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Playboy: The Prison Industrial Complex

Vox has a great chart today on the soaring rate of prison incarceration in recent decades.  This is one of the most striking renditions I have seen of this particular seachange in the relationship of government to the American people.  Hillary Clinton bemoans high incarceration rates but the Clinton administration plowed almost $8 billion into […]

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My Playboy Greatest Hits

So Playboy is becoming proudly birthday-suit free.  Lots of jokes this week about how guys will now be able to honestly say “I only read it for the articles.” From 1994 through 2002, I wrote a bunch of pieces for Playboy on No-Knock Raids, Ruby Ridge, Waco, Janet Reno, IRS, Surveillance, Pork Barrel Prisons, the […]

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