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Carping on the Prez Campaign, Drone Killings, Metro terrorism, etc.

Due process 2016-style Newly-released documents show that Obama must both wink & nod before drones kill US citizens https://t.co/O7DSYK8QCo — James Bovard (@JimBovard) August 7, 2016 WPost oped sez release of 28 pages on 9/11 won' t"stop conspiracy theories" – 'cuz they show govt. lies? @28Pages https://t.co/pho0b9b00f — James Bovard (@JimBovard) August 4, 2016 FBI […]

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My CSPAN Washington Journal Interview on the War on Terror

Here’s the link for the  video of today’s CSPAN Washington Journal interview on our farcical War on Terror. Host Greta Brawner was great & the callers added spice. I appreciated the chance to talk about how the War on Terror illustrates Attention Deficit Democracy – our government run amok & trampling rights & liberties & the […]

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On CSPAN Washington Journal Wednesday 9:15 AM – Call Ins Welcome

I’m scheduled to be on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal on Wednesday, May 25, starting around 9:15 a.m. to roughly 10 a.m. (EDT).  I will be discussing the Reason article on our farcical $4 trillion War on Terror. The callers drive this program.  In the past, C-SPAN has sometimes offered different phone numbers for Republicans and Democrats to […]

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Reason: Our $4 Trillion Security Theater Farce

from the June issue of Reason magazine – The High Price of Security Theater The $4 trillion war on terror: Where did the money go? James Bovard Since 2001, the U.S. government has spent mind-boggling sums to purportedly keep the homeland safe. There was the $30 billion raise for the FBI that didn’t see 9/11 […]

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USA TODAY: Leave More Empty Seats for Obama Victims

USA TODAY, January 12, 2016 First Lady’s box should be empty at State of the Union speech by James Bovard Saving seats for the dead would require a lot more room for victims of Obama’s policies. The White House announced that there will be a seat left vacant in the gallery during Obama’s State of […]

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Obama’s Anti-Gun Rights Terrorism Spiel

  pre-speech tweet: So will Obama explain tonight how banning semi-automatic firearms will reduce global warming? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) December 7, 2015 post-speech: I am bummed that Obama did not tie 30-round ammo clips to the melting of Greenland's glaciers. — James Bovard (@JimBovard) December 7, 2015 WPost headline: "Obama seeks to ease terror […]

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Wash. Times: TSA Bombs the Holidays

Washington Times, December 3, 2015 TSA screens holiday travelers once again, with feeling by James Bovard Flyers must surrender their privacy with their boarding passes If you use hand sanitizer when traveling, the Transportation Security Administration can badger you as if you were a terrorist suspect. TSA is one of the biggest hassles many Americans […]

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