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The Biden Crackdown on Thought Crimes

The Biden Crackdown on Thought Crimes by James Bovard The Biden administration is seeking to radically narrow the boundaries of respectable American political thought. The administration has repeatedly issued statements and reports that could automatically castigate citizens who distrust the federal government. We may eventually learn that the new Biden guidelines spurred a vast increase […]

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Busting Biden’s New War on Extremism on Scott Horton Show MP3

 Jim Bovard on Biden’s Buffoonish War on Extremism by Scott | Jul 14, 2021 | “Jim Bovard discusses the recent rumblings about “domestic extremism,” which the Biden administration and many Democrats have been warning is a rising problem in America. So far, Biden has only issued executive orders about so-called extremism, but some politicians are […]

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French Translations of Conspiracy Theory and Extremism Articles

Here are a couple recent articles translated into French. The “conspiracy theory” article was first published by the American Conservative and reposted by Zero Hedge.  The second article, on Extremism, was first published by the Future of Freedom Foundation and republished by Consortium News. La comédie de la « théorie du complot » par   James Bovard […]

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Biden’s Buffoonish War on Extremism

American Conservative, June 17, 2021 Biden’s Buffonish War on Extremism by James Bovard The Biden administration revealed on Tuesday that guys who can’t get laid may be terrorist threats due to “involuntary celibate–violent extremism.” That revelation is part of a new crackdown that identifies legions of potential “domestic terrorists” that the feds can castigate and […]

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Biden’s Army of Snitches and “Dollars for Collars”

American Conservative, May 10, 2021 Biden Plans Expansion of Feds’ Army of Snitches in ‘Dollars for Collars’ Program by  James Bovard The Biden administration may soon recruit an army of private snoops to conduct surveillance that would be illegal if done by federal agents. As part of its war on extremism, the Department of Homeland […]

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Extremism as a Ticket to Tyrannize

“Extremism” as a Ticket to Tyrannize by James Bovard “Extremists” are one of the famous bogeymen that American politicians invoke to sanctify their own power. But the definition of “extremism” has forever been in flux. The only consistent element in definitions of extremism is that politicians always win. In the 1770s, people who suggested that […]

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I Should Be Hanged, Blown Up, or Banished: Reader Feedback

Last week’s  articles in USA Today spurred lots of helpful suggestions from thoughtful readers.  Admittedly, not everyone liked the articles. Oughtsix, a commenter on a gun discussion board, was outraged by the “Ruby Ridge Lessons for Fighting Extremism” article’s subhead (““When the government tries to squash anti-American ideas it doesn’t like, the results are often destructive of […]

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