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FFF: The FBI’s Forgotten Criminal Record

Future of Freedom Foundation The FBI’s Forgotten Criminal Record by James Bovard October 19, 2017 President Trump’s firing of FBI chief James Comey on May 9 spurred much of the media and many Democrats to rally around America’s most powerful domestic federal agency. But the FBI has a long record of both deceit and incompetence. […]

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Photos from Juggalos Protest for Insane Clown Posse Vs. FBI

Here are other photos I took at Saturday’s Juggalos/Insane Clown Posse protest in Washington, which I wrote about here for the American Conservative. I had to work for this next photo. I told this lady that I liked her sign and asked her if I could photograph it. “Sure,” she sez. Then she holds the […]

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CLOWN REVOLT: Whoop! Whoop! Comes to Washington

American Conservative    September 19, 2017 Juggalo Blues: Their Beef with FBI No Laughing Matter Attempt of Left to appropriate clowns’ cause in DC fell short. By James Bovard • September 19, 2017 Credit: Jim Bovard Despite being billed as a showdown of competing political protests and rallies, the only political action on the streets of […]

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FFF: Janet Reno – Tyrant or Saint?

Janet Reno: Saint or Tyrant? by James Bovard September 13, 2017 When former Attorney General Janet Reno died last November, the media heaped praise on her as if she had been justice incarnate. Reno had long enjoyed sainthood inside the Beltway; the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia even created a Janet Reno […]

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USA Today: Ruby Ridge Lessons for Fighting Right-Wing Extremism

USA TODAY Ruby Ridge lessons for fighting right-wing extremism by James Bovard, Opinion columnist Published 10:04 a.m. ET Aug. 28, 2017 When the government tries to squash anti-American ideas it doesn’t like, the results are often destructive of American ideals. In the wake of the protest in Charlottesville by white supremacists, many people are demanding […]

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Comey vs. Trump: The Credibility Illusion

Comey boasts that the FBI "is, and always will be, independent" & then details how he kowtowed to AG Lynch on downplaying Clinton email case — James Bovard (@JimBovard) June 9, 2017 Media portrays Comey vs. Trump battle as question of credibility. Why assume either one is trustworthy? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) June 9, 2017 […]

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USA Today: Time to Dethrone the FBI

USA Today, May 11, 2017 Comey firing justly knocks FBI off its pedestal by James Bovard It’s a historically untrustworthy secret organization that needs to live under rule of law. President Trump’s firing of FBI chief James Comey provides a welcome chance to dethrone the FBI from its pinnacle in American politics and life. Last […]

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