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The Latest Media Assault on Freedom

The Latest Media Assault on Freedom   b y James Bovard Prominent journalists are calling for the media to champion a “pro-democracy” bias in how they portray politicians and government agencies. But tub-thumping for democracy — or at least for politicians who claim to be pro-democracy — is a poor substitute for exposing the proliferation of […]

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No Victory Lap for Governors Who Locked Down America

American Institute for Economic Research, July 14, 2021 No Victory Lap For Governors Who Locked Down America James Bovard There are no fact-checkers for victory laps. Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo summarized his experience with the Covid-19 crisis: “Speaking for myself, it was a tremendous personal benefit.” Cuomo made that declaration in a […]

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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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Lockdown Tyranny: A Personal Retrospective

American Institute for Economic Research, March 24, 2021 Lockdown Tyranny: A Personal Retrospective James Bovard Over the past year, Americans’ rights and liberties have been ravaged worse than almost anyone expected at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fearmongering quickly proved the ticket for politicians to seize almost unlimited power. But heavy-handed government decrees were […]

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The Wreckers of New York and their Bitter Rivalry

American Institute for Economic Research, March 2, 2021 The Wreckers of New York and their Bitter Rivalry James Bovard What happens when two masters of political illusion seek to dominate the same turf? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have prospered by championing disastrous policies that once assured […]

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Cuomo and the Failure of Covid Absolutism

American Institute for Economic Research, February 24, 2021 Cuomo and the Failure of Covid Absolutism James Bovard New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is falling from grace at epic speed. His administration is now the target of a Justice Department probe for policies that resulted in the death of one out of eight nursing home residents […]

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Teachers Unions Have Always Been Terrible

American Conservative, February 15, 2021 Teachers Unions Have Always Been Terrible Forty years of getting in the way of childrens’ education by James Bovard NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 3, 2020: BLM, UFT and other groups participate in a National Day of Resistance to protest for demands including no reopening of schools, police-free schools, and […]

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