Twenty-six years ago today, an FBI sniper killed Vicki Weaver as she stood in her cabin door holding her baby. That sniper was never held liable for gunning down that mother on a north Idaho mountaintop. As a result, Americans continue to be imperiled by federal agents’ license to kill. Below are some articles I […]
Archive | August, 2018
The Hill In Washington, the truth has refugee status By James Bovard, opinion contributor — 08/21/18 04:30 PM EDT 0 “Truth isn’t truth,” declared Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, on Meet the Press on Sunday. Giuliani’s comment — the weirdest absolution yet proffered for Trump — is the “Trump era’s epitaph,” according to a Washington Post columnist. But truth really […]
The American Conservative Seymour Hersh and the Disappearing Iconoclast He won a Pulitzer for My Lai and cracked Abu Ghraib wide open. But this reporter is still a lonely breed. By James Bovard • August 17, 2018 Journalist Seymour Hersh in 2009. Credit: Institute for Policy Studies/Flickr Seymour Hersh, Reporter: A Memoir, Sy Hersh. Knopf, June […]
Dr. Randy Tobler and I had fun hammering Facebook’s hypocrisy on his KFTK radio show in St. Louis. Randy is very well-informed on Facebook’s machinations and suggested creating a Freebook alternative to Facebook. I told him I might be game if he could provide the billions of dollars necessary for the launch. Haven’t heard back […]
Here are some photos I took at Sunday’s protest against the Unite the Right #2 nitwits in Lafayette Park. Here’s the link to the USA Today oped I did on the rally.
Kevin Pina of Pacifica Radio Network interviewed me last Thursday on my USA Today oped on Facebook censorship policies. Facebook has become far more aggressive recently in heaving people off its platform. But the impact of Facebook’s banishments are dwarfed by the stampede to the exit by other Facebook users. We had lots of fun […]
USA TODAY, August 12, 2018 Pathetic Unite the Right and angry Antifa sputter. There’s still time to heed Rodney King. James Bovard, Opinion columnist Published 9:58 p.m. ET Aug. 12, 2018 Hopefully Orwell’s ‘Two Minutes Hate’ is not yet institutionalized in our lives. There is still time to get along and ‘stop making it horrible.’ […]