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New York Post: “Pro-Democracy” Media is Threat to Liberty

New York Post, January 14, 2022 ‘Pro-democracy’ and polarizing media are the real threat to liberty By James Bovard American democracy is in grave peril because journalists are insufficiently hysterical and biased. That is the conclusion of a trio of Washington Post columnists and a panoply of other media experts. But journalists’ rush to the […]

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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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Recent Bovard Freedom Quote JPEGs

Here’s a round-up of some JPEGS with my quotes from the last year or so.  Thanks to everyone who made these images – including Bryan Baucom, Tony Smith, Bob Smilie, Natalie Fawn Danelishen, Frank Monaco, Libquotes.com, and the various Internet quote sites.  If you made one of these quote Jpegs and I neglected to include […]

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Afghanistan and the Sham of Democracy Promotion

Libertarian Institute, August 27, 2021 Afghanistan and the Sham of Democracy Promotion by James Bovard Americans finally recognize the military lies that pervaded the success claims of the 20-year war in Afghanistan.  But democracy promotion was an even bigger sham. Afghanistan was Exhibit A for the triumphal crusade to spread freedom and democracy. After the […]

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Kabul’s Collapse and DC’s Incurable Arrogance

Mises Institute, August 18, 2021 Kabul’s Collapse and DC’s Incurable Arrogance by James Bovard After the Taliban captured Kabul far faster than anyone in Washington forecast, secretary of state Tony Blinken went on Sunday morning talk shows and announced that the US mission in Afghanistan had been “successful.” Unfortunately, there will be plenty of robotic civil […]

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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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Pentagon Papers Failed to Stop Media Kowtowing

Mike Gravel passed away on June 26.  He was one of the unsung heroes of the Pentagon Papers, the only U.S. senator who had the courage to champion the Pentagon Papers that destroyed the credibility of American foreign policy. R.I.P. to a politician tough enough to flog Leviathan. Consortium News, June 28, 2021 Pentagon Papers […]

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