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How to Reason Like a Twitter Mob

New York Post, November 26, 2021 Twitter reaction to my Deep State piece shows Dems are docile to Big Government By James Bovard Twitter is the gold standard for cutting-edge political commentary, at least according to Twitter aficionados. Roughly 20 percent of American adults use Twitter, though the large majority of tweets come from only […]

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The Biden Crackdown on Thought Crimes

The Biden Crackdown on Thought Crimes by James Bovard The Biden administration is seeking to radically narrow the boundaries of respectable American political thought. The administration has repeatedly issued statements and reports that could automatically castigate citizens who distrust the federal government. We may eventually learn that the new Biden guidelines spurred a vast increase […]

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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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Biden’s Buffoonish War on Extremism

American Conservative, June 17, 2021 Biden’s Buffonish War on Extremism by James Bovard The Biden administration revealed on Tuesday that guys who can’t get laid may be terrorist threats due to “involuntary celibate–violent extremism.” That revelation is part of a new crackdown that identifies legions of potential “domestic terrorists” that the feds can castigate and […]

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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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