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Ruby Ridge and Federal Agents’ License to Kill

Twenty-six years ago today, an FBI sniper killed Vicki Weaver as she stood in her cabin door holding her baby.  That sniper was never held liable for gunning down that mother on a north Idaho mountaintop.  As a result, Americans continue to be imperiled by federal agents’ license to kill. Below are some articles I […]

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The Hill: In Washington, the Truth has Refugee Status

The Hill In Washington, the truth has refugee status By James Bovard, opinion contributor — 08/21/18 04:30 PM EDT 0 “Truth isn’t truth,” declared Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, on Meet the Press on Sunday. Giuliani’s comment — the weirdest absolution yet proffered for Trump — is the “Trump era’s epitaph,” according to a Washington Post columnist. But truth really […]

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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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MP3 FBI’s Latest Outrages on Scott Horton Show

My old friend Scott Horton and I had fun jibing the FBI for its recent pratfalls, outrages, and cover-ups on his show.   These are hard times for J. Edgar Hoover’s boys and it will likely get worse. We talked about the Inspector General report on the FBI misconduct & other mysteries in the Clinton email […]

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MP3 of My Knoxville Radio Interview on FBI Investigation & Cover-up

I had a lively chat this morning with Knoxville’s 92.3 FM’s Nick Crawford and Mr. Henry on the ongoing investigations of FBI abuses in the Clinton email scandal (spurred by this USA Today oped). Some Republicans have slammed Inspector General Michael Horowitz, claiming that his report failed to deliver. I disagree with some of his […]

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USA Today: Inspector General Report Shows Secrecy Threatens Democracy

USA TODAY, June 15, 2018 Inspector general’s report on FBI and Clinton’s emails shows secrecy threatens democracy James Bovard, Opinion columnist The 500-page inspector general’s report released Thursday reveals how unjustified secrecy and poor decisions helped ravage the credibility of both Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the FBI. Yesterday’s Inspector General report on the FBI’s […]

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