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Liberals’ Love Affair with Leviathan

Liberals’ Love Affair with Leviathan by James Bovard February 18, 2022 The election of Joe Biden as president magically transformed all federal agencies, ensuring that their iron fists no longer posed any peril to the American people. Or at least that seems to be what many Biden supporters, liberals, and Democrats now believe.Shutting down entire […]

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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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Twitter Proves “Deep State” is a Myth

“Deep State” was trending on Twitter this morning so I tossed out the following tweet – "Deep State" trending on Twitter. Don't forget how NYTimes & many liberals heaped praise on the Deep State in 2019 for its role in the first Trump impeachment https://t.co/ZC1oYv0oIi — James Bovard (@JimBovard) November 23, 2021 My comment enraged […]

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Covid, Deep State, and January 6 on Mises Caucus Podcast MP3

Aaron Harris and I had a zesty 76 minute exchange on Covid developments, Deep State machinations, January 6 Capitol Clash updates, the perils that federal informants pose for libertarians, and other topics on the Mises Caucus Decentralized Revolution podcast (episode #60) Here is the Spotify link to the discussion: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1UvxXhfoto6Hw7il2ohjWX Here is the link to […]

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NSA Spying Mania and the Deep State Podcast

J.G. Michael and I had a zesty conversation on NSA, illegal spying, Tucker Carlson, and the Deep State on Wednesday.  Here is his summary of our exchange and the 39 minute audio file of his Parallax Views show: On this edition of Parallax Views, controversial Fox News personality Tucker Carlson caused an uproar recently when […]

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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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The Deep State Defeat of Donald Trump

The Deep State Defeat of Donald Trump by James Bovard June 23, 2021 “The Trump–Deep State clash is a showdown between a presidency that is far too powerful versus federal agencies that have become fiefdoms with immunity for almost any and all abuses,” I wrote in an FFF article a year ago. Since then, Donald […]

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