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The Coming IRS Reign of Terror

Daily Caller, May 6, 2021 BOVARD: The Coming IRS Reign Of Terror James Bovard Contributor The power to tax has long conferred the power to destroy political opponents. But in the glorious era of President Joe Biden, all previous cases of government abuse of power are being expunged, at least by the media and Biden […]

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Biden Re-Ignites the Waco Fire

UPDATED:  Here’s my riff on Waco and Biden from my Saturday speech to the Maryland Libertarian Party convention.  Great audience, great banter – a joy to talk to folks who understand the depravity of what the feds did at Waco.  Click here to listen or download American Conservative, April 13, 2021 Biden Re-Ignites the Waco […]

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Will Supremes Unleash Biden Red Flag Gun Raids?

American Conservative, April 9, 2021 Will Supremes Unleash Biden Red Flag Gun Raids? A gun seizure case before the Supreme Court could open the flood gates to warrantless searches. by  James Bovard President Joe Biden launched his first attack on the Second Amendment this week, making clear his intent to radically curtail Americans’ legal rights […]

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Deadly Precedent of the Waco Whitewash

The Deadly Precedent of the Waco Whitewash by James Bovard March 19, 2021 The easiest way to achieve sainthood in Washington is to cover up a federal atrocity. Thus, it is no surprise that former senator John Danforth continues to be treated by the Washington Post as a visionary statesman. The Post showcased Danforth’s attack on […]

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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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Gerald Ford and the Perversion of Presidential Pardons

American Conservative, December 29, 2020 Gerald Ford and the Perversion of Presidential Pardons by James Bovard In pardoning Nixon, the 38th president opened the floodgates to boundless executive power. In his final weeks in office, President Donald Trump is outraging the media and many critics with deluges of dubious pardons. Last Tuesday was “No Corrupt […]

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