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Coverup of Duncan Lemp Killing Continues – One Year Anniversary

Mises Institute, March 12, 2021 One Year Later: The Police Still Won’t Come Clean on Duncan Lemp’s Death by James Bovard At 4:42 a.m. on this day a year ago [Friday, March 12], a Montgomery County SWAT team arrived outside of the bedroom where 21-year-old Duncan Lemp slept next to his pregnant girlfriend in his […]

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Cuomo’s Forgotten Racketeering at HUD (2000)

Twenty-one years ago, I scoffed that Andrew Cuomo was “the Clinton administration’s most megalomaniacal cabinet secretary.”  Cuomo said in 1998, “Ultimately, the vindication of progressive politics will come only when people believe the government is competent.” Cuomo is now the embattled governor of New York. His state’s lucky residents haven’t quite had their faith in […]

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War on Terror Presaged COVID Mania

American Institute for Economic Research, September 9, 2020 The War on Terror Presaged Covid Mania by James Bovard   This week is the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. America never recovered politically from those attacks, and government responses to the Covid pandemic are repeating many of […]

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How Joe Biden Embraces Democrats’ Shutdown Insanity

Daily Caller / American Renewal August 29, 2020 How Joe Biden Embraces Democrats’ Shutdown Insanity James Bovard “We’ll have a national mandate to wear a mask — not as a burden but as a patriotic duty to protect one another,” declared Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Biden’s plan to […]

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Will the Political Class be Held Liable for Their Pandemic Wreckage?

  Will the Political Class Be Held Liable For What They’ve Done? James Bovard – May 21, 2020 Politically-dictated lockdowns and prohibitions have recently destroyed tens of millions of American jobs. Politicians have effectively claimed a right to inflict unlimited economic damage in pursuit of zero COVID-19 contagion. The perverse incentives driving the policy have […]

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Dictatorship of Lawyers

Lawyer-huckster Peter Angelos is in the news this week.  A Wall Street Journal editorial notes that Angelos’s asbestos lawsuit racket is rapidly losing its credibility. Early in this century, I did a piece for the Freeman on how lawyers and politicians (such as Andrew Cuomo and Eliot Spitzer) were in cahoots to wreck industry after […]

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