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USA Today: The Corrupt Cop the Media Painted as a Savior

USA Today, August 30, 2019 You may have seen him on a prayer candle, but James Comey is no saint by James Bovard New revelations have made clear the conclusion many of us had already come to: James Comey was a reckless and untrustworthy FBI director. Since President Trump fired FBI director James Comey in […]

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Gun Grabbing Would Result in a Federal Rout

American Conservative, August 30, 2019 Democrats’ Gun Buy-Back Plan Would Backfire Horrifically Those who support policies that would lead to mass carnage should be called out, not applauded for their moral courage. By James Bovard Compelling Americans to surrender their so-called assault weapons has become “the newest purity test” for Democratic presidential candidates, according to […]

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Ruby Ridge Killings 27 Years Ago

Playboy July 1995 Artist Amy Crehore Twenty-seven years ago today, a U.S. Marshal shot and killed 14-year-old Sammy Weaver in the back.  The boy was leaving the scene of a firefight that erupted after camouflaged marshals shot and killed his beloved family dog.  The following day, an FBI sniper killed Vicki Weaver as she stood […]

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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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My Interview on William Barr & Ruby Ridge – Scott Horton Show

My old friend Scott Horton and I had a rattling good chat on Trump Attorney General nominee William Barr’s boundless affection for FBI snipers who perchance kill innocent Americans (spurred by my article last week for American Conservative). Barr championed immunity for Lon Horiuchi, the FBI agent who gunned down Vicki Weaver in her cabin […]

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Latest Debacles Prove Need for Sweeping FBI Investigation

Former FBI chief James Comey told a congressional committee last Friday:  “Anybody that thinks we were on team Clinton trying to cut her a break is smoking something.” But the Justice Department Inspector General report proved that Comey and his FBI colleagues kowtowed shamelessly to the Clinton machine. The FBI’s perversion of justice in the […]

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Beltway BS on “Speaking Truth to Power”

Future of Freedom Foundation Beltway Baloney on “Speaking Truth to Power” by James Bovard Lying and piety go together in Washington like ham and eggs. After 9/11, a profusion of government falsehoods on Iraq and other topics ravaged official credibility. The political class responded with an endless profusion of promises to “speak truth to power.” […]

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