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MP3 REAL I.D. Rampage – Scott Horton Show Interview

My old friend Scott Horton interviewed me on my article on how the REAL I.D. Act is sowing chaos around the nation.  Here’s the summary from Scott’s website: Jim Bovard talks about the federal pressure for states to comply with their “REAL ID” laws, which place higher standards on proving one’s identity and may require […]

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Washington is Ramming REAL I.D. Down Our Throats

American Conservative How Washington Is Ramming REAL ID Down Our Throats For years both conservative and liberal states resisted it. But now it’s here and the punishments for non-compliance begin. by James Bovard January 24, 2020|12:01 am Jim Bovard Being a patriotic citizen and a former Boy Scout, I recently answered the summons to my […]

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Comey, the FBI, and FISA: The Debacle is Now Undeniable

The secret FISA court today publicly condemned the FBI lies that resulted in nuclear-powered surveillance warrants targeting the Trump campaign. “The frequency with which representations made by F.B.I. personnel turned out to be unsupported or contradicted by information in their possession, and with which they withheld information detrimental to their case, calls into question whether […]

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USA TODAY: Another FBI FISA Fiasco Proves Need for Radical Reform

usatoday.com, December 10, 2019 Inspector General report on FBI’s FISA abuse tells us one thing: We need radical reform. by James Bovard In a bombshell report yesterday, the Justice Department Inspector General found that the Federal Bureau of Investigation made “fundamental errors” and persistently deceived a secret court to authorize surveilling a 2016 Trump presidential […]

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TSA’s Secret Watchlist for Travelers Who Don’t Kowtow

Future of Freedom Foundation The TSA’s Secret Watchlist for Travelers Who Don’t Kowtow by James Bovard “I need a witness!” exclaimed the worried Transportation Security Administration screener at Reagan Washington National Airport a few months ago. Because I had forgotten to remove my belt before going through a TSA scanner, he explained that I must […]

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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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