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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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Defining Down Freedom – Kate Wand YouTube Version

Kate Wand made a great video reading my American Institute for Economic Research article on “Defining Freedom Down” with the backdrop of the recent G-7 meeting of Political Puppeteers, including speech outtakes. The article sounds a lot better with her voice. Instead of “Build Back Better” further empowering reckless rulers, we need to “Build Back […]

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Defining Freedom Down – Redefinindo a Liberdade – Portuguese

Thanks a lot to the Instituto Rothbard for translating my “Defining Freedom Down” into Portuguese – and for the great art work! Instituto Rothbard Redefinindo a liberdade Por James Bovard – A Grande Pandemia terá soltado as rédeas dos governos permanentemente em todo o mundo? A Covid-19 está permitindo que os políticos transformem a liberdade […]

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Biden’s Pandemic Theater Salvation Show

American Institute for Economic Research, April 29, 2021 A Grim Reaper Speaks James Bovard –President Biden’s first speech to Congress last night hit all the pandemic hot buttons. Even though most members of Congress are vaccinated, all of the 200 attendees in the Capitol were required to wear masks and “socially distance.” The Hill reports […]

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H.R. 1 and Herd Count Democracy

American Conservative, March 20, 2021 H.R. 1 and Herd Count Democracy Democrats’ attempt to canonize 2020 election procedures makes a mockery of democracy. by  James Bovard Is it a federal civil rights violation if citizens have to get off their butts in order to cast their votes? Democrats are pushing a national election “reform” bill […]

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Biden’s “Burn-Rate” Rescue Act

American Institute for Economic Research, March 17, 2021 Biden’s “Burn-Rate” Rescue Act James Bovard In the Biden era, federal competence has been defined down to mailing government checks to people who didn’t earn them to buy votes for politicians who don’t deserve them. A Washington Post headline whooped that Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act “showers […]

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Lockdowns Wrecked Democracy Around the World

American Institute for Economic Research, March 10, 2021 Lockdowns Wrecked Democracy around the World James Bovard While the number of fatalities attributed to Covid-19 is carefully tracked by governments, few people have recognized how pandemic-spurred crackdowns have devastated democracy around the world. Emergency proclamations have entitled presidents and other government officials to seize vast new […]

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