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Did Facebook Ban my Book Title?

I cross-posted yesterday’s blog on the FFF podcast on Last Rights on Facebook. I learned late last night that I had sinned. Facebook decreed that my post violated “community standards” and removed it. YouTube had no trouble with the FFF post. But Facebook has a different “sniff test,” apparently. I have had trouble with Facebook […]

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Talking Last Rights on the FFF Podcast

I joined Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling for a rowdy exchange about Last Rights and political crimes on the Future of Freedom Foundation‘s Libertarian Alternative podcast.  I much appreciated Jacob’s endorsement of my new book: “I highly recommend Last Rights, another fantastic book by Jim Bovard.” Here are some outtakes from the interview: “It might […]

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End Rent-a-Halo Bullshit: Separate Piety and Politics

End Rent-a-Halo Bullshit: Separate Piety and Politics by James Bovard, May 31, 2024 Facebook Twitter Reddit Email The First Amendment of the Constitution specifies, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” In Washington, the “free exercise thereof” perennially includes politicians exploiting religion to sanctify themselves and […]

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Forced Busing: Biggest DEI Debacle in U.S. History

Forced Busing: Biggest DEI Debacle in U.S. History by James Bovard President Joe Biden seeks to boost government school spending to close the achievement gap between white and black students. According to the Biden administration, disparities in student test scores justify further government intervention. But Biden ignores how previous government education decrees ravaged Americans’ freedom […]

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