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The Hill: Comey’s Forgotten Lies as FBI Chief

 The Hill, April 20, 2018 Comey’s book tour is all about ‘truth’ — but his FBI tenure, not so much by James Bovard In his ABC interview last Sunday, former FBI chief James Comey boasted endlessly of his devotion to truth, which he said “has to be central to our lives.” Touting his role in bringing […]

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The Hill: Bitter Lessons 25 Years After FBI Final Assault at Waco

  The Hill, April 16, 2018 Bitter lessons 25 years after Waco, Texas, siege By James Bovard, opinion contributor Twenty-five years ago today, FBI tanks smashed into the ramshackle home of the Branch Davidians outside Waco, Texas. After the FBI collapsed much of the building atop the residents, a fire erupted and 76 corpses were […]

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Waco Atrocity & Coverup Riff from Mises Institute Conference

My old friend Bill Anderson kindly asked me about the Waco coverup during the question-and-answer portion of my spiel at last week’s Mises Institute conference. Here’s my response: The feds got away with covering up the worst parts of that atrocity – or at least with delaying the damning evidence so long that the political damage […]

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25 Years Ago: Feds Attack at Waco in Name of Gun Control

25 years ago today, federal agents launched a military style attack on peaceful Texas residents who were suspected of having modified firearms.  At a time when much of the media is in a frenzy in favor of gun control, the ATF raid on the Branch Davidians is a reminder of how armed bureaucrats will convert […]

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More Tar-and-Feathers from Hill Readers

More than a thousand comments came in on my Hill oped on how the U.S. government conned more voters in 2016 than the Russians did. Once again, my efforts were not fully suasive with all readers.  Maybe next time?   Among the accolades:  freakin’ jerk, hapless klutz, rightwingnut-Republican-posing-as-libertarian,  “this Brovard dude is so not right,” troll,  libertarian hack,  […]

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