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USA TODAY: No Deep State Deliverance for Democracy

USA TODAY, November 13, 2019 As the deep state attacks Trump to rave media reviews, don’t forget its dark side The deep state has a long history of betraying the trust of the American people. They aren’t our friends just because we share an enemy in common. by James Bovard “Thank God for the deep […]

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Democratic Deliverance Debate? Impeachment, Syria, Biden…

Ohio is the scene of tonight’s Democratic presidential candidate debate.  A hundred years in Toledo, Jack Dempsey won the heavyweight crown with a surprise knockout of giant Jess Willard.   Will the top candidates similarly get busted up tonight? Watching this debate is akin to a three hour mental root canal      https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/1184288897276284929 + Sen […]

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A Bushel of Laughs on the Ernie Hancock Radio Show

My old friend Ernie Hancock and I had a rowdy time this morn on his Freedoms Phoenix Radio Show. Ernie kindly asked for a summary of Public Policy Hooligan and I specified that most of the book does not involve people trying to stab me. Ernie asked about the scandal in my old hometown, Front […]

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The Sham of Government Secrecy

The Sham of Government Secrecy by James Bovard The Supreme Court in June ruled that the federal government can keep secret the food-stamp sales totals of grocery stores. By a 6 to 3 vote, the Court declared that such business records are exempt from disclosure under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This case, […]

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Proud Boys vs. Antifa Demonstrations, Washington, July 6, 2019

Antifa folks were all decked out today, ready to handle any problem they experienced on the Washington subway – or maybe on their Uber trip to their protest. Turnout seemed sparse for both the Proud Boys etc. “Demand Free Speech” rally and the Antifa etc. counterprotest. I did not stay for the full event but […]

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Trump’s “No Coercion” Sham

TRUMP’S “NO COERCION” SHAM by James Bovard In his State of the Union address on February 5, Donald Trump received rapturous applause from Republicans for his declaration, “America was founded on liberty and independence — not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.” But this uplifting sentiment cannot […]

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