Visiting the Ghosts of Waco by Jim Bovard | Nov 13, 2023 After decades of writing about the greatest atrocity of 1993, I finally visited Waco last week. I was traveling with a friend who was hepped up on seeing Waco’s most popular tourist site—Magnolia, a massive shopping complex spawned by an HGTV program on […]
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On this week’s podcast with Brian Wilson, I reveal my counter-offer to ABC on shaving my beard. We reveal the secret behind “voluntary” income taxes and smack around idiotic cabinet secretaries and the Biden administration’s opposition to a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine. The 30th anniversary of the FBI final assault at Waco rounds out […]
Scott Horton’s Greatest Waco Hits by Jim Bovard | Apr 19, 2023 Thirty years ago, Waco radicalized a teenage grocery clerk in Austin, Texas. Scott Horton was horrified both by the televised carnage of the FBI assault and by the mindless support for the feds he heard voiced by suburban housewives. Unlike the national media, […]
30 Years Later, Waco is Still Damning by Jim Bovard | Apr 18, 2023 Thirty years ago, FBI tanks smashed into the ramshackle home of the Branch Davidians outside Waco, Texas. After the FBI collapsed much of the building atop the residents, a fire erupted and 76 corpses were dug out of the rubble. Unfortunately, […]
From the ScottHortonShow.com website: Jim Bovard is back on the show to discuss the Federal Government’s siege at Waco thirty years ago. Scott and Bovard reflect on how they both first learned about the story. Bovard then goes through his experience reporting on the government’s evolving PR campaign to avoid blame for committing mass murder […]
New York Post, February 28, 2023 Disastrous Waco raid 30 years ago still fuels extremism by James Bovard In his “V for Vendetta” raging September speech in Philadelphia, President Joe Biden denounced “an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic.” His Department of Homeland Security and FBI are ramping up crackdowns on “domestic […]
28 years ago today, the FBI launched a tank and toxic gas assault on the Branch Davidians that ended with 80 dead civilians. I spoke Saturday night to the Maryland Libertarian Party convention. Here is my riff from that speech on how Biden slapped a halo on the ATF and FBI after the Waco debacle […]