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Political Legitimacy Dies in 2020

American Institute for Economic Research, July 28, 2020 Political Legitimacy Dies in 2020 James Bovard The American political system may be on the eve of its worst legitimacy crisis since the Civil War. Early warning signals indicate that many states could suffer catastrophic failures in counting votes in November. The election will occur amidst the […]

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Radio: #MeToo, Libertarian Wranglings, Mid-Term Elections, & Political BS on the Ernie Hancock Show

My old friend Ernie Hancock and I had fun this morning on his FreedomsPhoenix radio show wrangling over the #MeToo movement, the Kavanaugh nomination circus, the latest libertarian movement conniptions, and a heap of other topics.  Happily, Ernie’s enthusiasm for the pending midterm congressional election was not contagious. You can listen or view the show […]

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Carping on the Presidential Campaign

Any politician who championed NSA spying on Americans should be forever prohibited from invoking 4th Amendment in defense @HillaryClinton — James Bovard (@JimBovard) October 30, 2016 Obama claims that he's avoided "meddling" in FBI & @HillaryClinton but he twice proclaimed her innocent before FBI investigation finished — James Bovard (@JimBovard) November 2, 2016 Biggest Shock […]

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Elections as Execution Day for Rights & Liberties

President Obama and a heap of other politicians are imploring us to view voting as the ultimate expression of our freedom and self-government. The reality is that the vast majority of politicians will do as they damn well please after Election Day. Edward Snowden’s revelations should have been a battering ram to use against the […]

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