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My First Attack on the War on Terror October 2001

Investor’s Business Daily October 2, 2001 Government Trust Grows Despite Its Inability to Protect by JAMES BOVARD Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Americans’ trust in government is soaring after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The number of people who trust the government to do the right thing has doubled since last year, and […]

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The “Conspiracy Theory” Charade

American Conservative, June 24, 2021 The ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Charade How government and media use the phrase to suppress opposition.by by James Bovard Biden’s “National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism” report last week declared that “enhancing faith in American democracy” requires “finding ways to counter the influence and impact of dangerous conspiracy theories.” In recent decades, conspiracy […]

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The Deep State Defeat of Donald Trump

The Deep State Defeat of Donald Trump by James Bovard June 23, 2021 “The Trump–Deep State clash is a showdown between a presidency that is far too powerful versus federal agencies that have become fiefdoms with immunity for almost any and all abuses,” I wrote in an FFF article a year ago. Since then, Donald […]

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Bogus January 6 Commission Poses a Real Threat to Freedom

Mises Institute, May 25, 2021 The Bogus January 6 Commission Poses a Real Threat to Freedom by James Bovard “Truth will out” is the most popular fairy tale in Washington. Members of Congress are clashing over whether politicians will appoint an “independent” commission to reveal the facts behind the January 6 Capitol ruckus. Proponents are […]

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George W. Bush’s Bogus Bloody Afghan Halo

American Conservative, May 25, 2021 Afghanistan: George W. Bush’s First Disastrous War It was a misguided effort from the start, built on lies and false idealism, and it has left a bloody legacy. |by James Bovard Former President George W. Bush is bewailing President Joe Biden’s plan to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Bush […]

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The Feds Are Coming for Libertarians

UPDATE: Reposted by ZeroHedge, where the piece received 100,000+ views & spurred more than 400 comments. Many websites reposted from Zero Hedge. Libertarian Institute, April 23, 2021 The Feds Are Coming for Libertarians by Jim Bovard | On the day that Joe Biden was inaugurated as president, former CIA chief John Brennan announced on television […]

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Me and John Brennan: A Warning for Libertarians

Libertarians are in the federal crosshairs in the Biden era. In my Saturday speech to the Maryland Libertarian Party, I talked about the feds could be targeting libertarians for surveillance and entrapment in the coming years.  Former CIA chief John Brennan said in January that federal intelligence agencies  “are moving in laser-like fashion to try […]

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