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Lessons from a Massacre Committed 450 Years Ago

Lessons from a Massacre Committed 450 Years Ago  by James Bovard   August 25, 2022 On this day in 1572, French Catholics slaughtered thirty thousand Protestants (known as Huguenots) in the streets of Paris. The French king and the pope helped organize the the biggest religious massacre in Europe in the 1500s. Roughly half the Bovards […]

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U.S. Marshals Received Valor Awards for Their Ruby Ridge Ambush

U.S. Marshals Service marked the 30th anniversary of Ruby Ridge by touting the marshal who was killed there (after he fired 7 shots).  Here is my 1996 Wall Street Journal piece on the outrageous Valor Awards presented to the surviving marshals. The Wall Street Journal Wednesday, March 13, 1996 They Call This ‘Valor’ By James […]

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