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Randy Weaver, R.I.P. Ruby Ridge is not Forgotten

Randy Weaver has passed away.  Three decades ago, he was entrapped by an ATF agent.  Federal agents subsequently killed his son and wife. The Justice Department denied that anyone’s rights were violated but still paid a multi-million dollar settlement for the Weaver family’s wrongful death lawsuit.  Federal abuses at Ruby Ridge, the subsequent FBI coverup, […]

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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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Talking FBI Entrapment & the Michigan Kidnap Verdict with Scott Horton

from ScottHorton.org – Scott talks with Jim Bovard about the recent acquittals in the Michigan Kidnapping case and FBI entrapments in general. Bovard explains how the Supreme Court changed the definition of entrapment which allowed federal agents to take more active roles in organizing the plots they would later use to arrest and charge participants. […]

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Debating the Death of Freedom on FFF Podcast

I joined FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling yesterday to debate the plight of freedom on an FFF podcast. We discussed the war in Ukraine and Americans’ ignorance on foreign policy conniving by Washington and a bevy of other subjects. I commented, “The news nowadays is a horror show that never ends.” I was […]

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New York Post: FBI Entrapment Debacle in Michigan & Beyond

New York Post, April 13, 2022 Inside the FBI’s infiltration and entrapment of a Michigan militia crew By James Bovard The FBI got walloped last week when a Michigan jury concluded that the bureau had entrapped two men accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Those men and others were arrested a few weeks […]

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FBI Entrapment Schemes Go Way Back – my 1995 Playboy article

FBI entrapment is huge issue in Gov. Whitmer kidnapping trial today in Michigan. Outrageous entrapment schemes have multiplied since I did this 1995 horror story round-up for Playboy. Text below the JPEG Playboy March, 1995 Uncle Scam wants you: could you be set up by the government to commit a crime? The Playboy Forum; Column […]

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