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Collapse of the Covid Catechism

President Biden promised Americans a “summer of freedom” but the feds revoked it this week.  First the CDC championed new mask mandates and then Biden announced that he would compel all federal employees to get Covid vaccines or be tested and hounded until they submitted.  In his public announcement on Thursday, Biden said it is […]

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Capitol Clash January 6 Terrorism Tweets

Emotionally gripping testimony is no substitute for the hard facts that the feds continue to withhold. Folks who violently attacked police or others on January 6 deserve to be vigorously prosecuted. But the “collective terrorism guilt” card for all protestors that day (mostly including people who never entered the Capitol) won’t play outside DC or […]

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Biden’s Rescue Act Targets Americans’ Freedoms

Biden’s Rescue Act Targets Americans’ Freedoms by James Bovard Since the 1800s, surly Americans have derided politicians for spending tax dollars “like drunken sailors.” Until recently, that was considered a grave character fault. But Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act shows that inebriated spending is now the path to national salvation. It was a common […]

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Bashing Teacher Unions 40 Years Ago – Washington Monthly

Teacher unions are catching more flak than ever before for championing school shutdowns on Covid pretexts and for campaigning for Critical Race Theory dogmas that sow the seeds of endless conflict.  I have written a few pieces on those issues this year, including “The ‘Honest History’ Fraud” and “Teacher Unions Have Always Been Terrible.” But […]

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NSA Spying Mania and the Deep State Podcast

J.G. Michael and I had a zesty conversation on NSA, illegal spying, Tucker Carlson, and the Deep State on Wednesday.  Here is his summary of our exchange and the 39 minute audio file of his Parallax Views show: On this edition of Parallax Views, controversial Fox News personality Tucker Carlson caused an uproar recently when […]

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The Coming “January 6” Train Wreck

Facebook comment on this article: American Conservative, July 22, 2021 The Coming ‘January 6’ Train Wreck With the DOJ’s first sentencing, the legal realities are disappointing the left’s lust for blood.   by  James Bovard The January 6 Capitol clash may be the gift that keeps on giving to cynics everywhere. In the coming months, […]

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The “Honest History” Fraud

The “Honest History” Fraud James Bovard – July 20, 2021 American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten recently proclaimed that her union members have a right to teach “honest history” in government classrooms. But putting politicians, bureaucrats, and union zealots in charge of a curriculum is the worst recipe for candor. Rather than truth, the […]

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