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Biden’s Summit on Democracy – My Tweets

Biden complains about a "democracy recession" but so many of the leaders speaking at his Summit for Democracy have acted like elective dictators. — James Bovard (@JimBovard) December 9, 2021 How many of the "civil society leaders" speaking at Biden's Summit for Democracy are actually on government payrolls, directly or indirectly? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) […]

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New York Post: Biden Ignores Peril of Covid Crackdowns to Democracy

New York Post, December 6, 2021 Biden’s silly summit ignores a real peril to democracy: COVID crackdowns By James Bovard President Joe Biden will seek to boost his sagging approval ratings this week with an international virtual summit whooping up democracy. The Treasury Department will publicize the event by slapping financial sanctions on “individuals who […]

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Bitter Belated Afghan Vindication

Bitter Belated Afghan Vindication by James Bovard November 5, 2021 The 20-year U.S. war in Afghanistan ended with a bang in August as a terrorist attack killed a dozen Marines at the Kabul airport. For almost 20 years, The Future of Freedom Foundation has been one of the few organizations that stalwartly criticized the Afghanistan […]

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Red Light Robberies Across America

Future of Freedom Foundation Red Light Robberies Across America by James Bovard September 9, 2021 Crime is surging in American cities, but the official data leave out the most frequent source of highway robberies. More than 400 cities have set up red light cameras that are institutionalized racketeering that subverts public safety. Tens of thousands of […]

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Biden’s Rescue Act Targets Americans’ Freedoms

Biden’s Rescue Act Targets Americans’ Freedoms by James Bovard Since the 1800s, surly Americans have derided politicians for spending tax dollars “like drunken sailors.” Until recently, that was considered a grave character fault. But Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act shows that inebriated spending is now the path to national salvation. It was a common […]

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Will Biden’s Sham Corruption Crackdown Endanger Freedom?

American Institute for Economic Research, June 7, 2021 Will Biden’s Sham Corruption Crackdown Endanger Freedom? James Bovard Denouncing corruption is the easiest way for rascally politicians to appear honest. Upholding a venerable Washington Kabuki tradition, President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he was “issuing” a memo to “establish combatting corruption as a core U.S. […]

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MP3 Fighting Treason with Hell-raising Host Ernie Hancock

Freedoms Phoenix hellraising host Ernie Hancock and I had fun this morning smacking around treason and controversies over the 2020 presidential election.  My coffeemaker malfunctioned so my recall on the 1790s Alien and Sedition Acts was almost as bad as a PBS historian.  That coffee sho Two-thirds through the show, I commented, “The only thing […]

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