Tag Archives | fraud

computers-chips-circuits-725x544-1

Biden, Our Boneheaded Chip Czar

Libertarian Institute, November 2, 2022 Biden, Our Boneheaded Chip Czar by Jim Bovard Jubilation erupted in Washington this summer as politicians lurched towards commandeering a key swath of the American economy. Congress passed Biden-backed legislation known as the Chip Act to spend $52 billion subsidizing semiconductor production. A Washington Post headline hailed “a big month […]

Continue Reading
Screenshot 2022-10-07 at 12-21-24 USA Today's James Bovard

Bashing Covid Fraud & Lockdowns on Chicago Morning Answer Radio

I was on the Chicago Morning Answer AM560 Radio Show this morn with Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson, smacking around the Covid fraud stampede. The interview was spurred by my New York Post piece earlier this week. Amy Jacboson asked: Is there any chance that we will get any of the $600 billion stolen back?” […]

Continue Reading
shaun thompson chicago radio 1200x630bb-1

Thrashing Know-Nothing Politicians with Shaun Thompson on Chicago Radio

Shaun Thompson and I had a rollicking chat today on Chicago’s The Answer AM 560, thrashing politicians across the board.  No prisoners were taken. Shaun mentioned that politicians don’t bother reading the thick legislative bills they enact.  I quoted Milton Berle’s great line – “You can send a man to Congress but you can’t make […]

Continue Reading
JPB on NYPost cover covid dfvesde

New York Post: How $600 billion was stolen from the American people

New York Post, October 3, 2022 How $600 billion was stolen from the American people By James Bovard “COVID fraud” is at this point a redundant phrase. Congress appropriated more than $5 trillion for COVID relief but almost $600 billion may have been lost to fraud — an astounding 12%. Washington’s pandemic pratfalls are the […]

Continue Reading
Screenshot 2022-09-23 at 08-33-04 Something Completely Different With Brian Wilson on Apple Podcasts

Biden, Boondoggles, & Mid-Term Election Hokum with Brian Wilson Podcast

Talk Show Legend Brian Wilson and I had fun on his podcast thrashing Biden, boondoggles, and plenty of other political targets.  We discussed the lingering controversies over the 2020 presidential election and the prospects for the upcoming mid-term elections. Lots of laughs, mostly at politicians’ expense. Brian has been a friend for almost 30 years […]

Continue Reading
JPB-World-Bank-Press-Passes-Wrecking-Ball-#2

Inside the World Bank (1989)

Inside the World Bank What they’re doing with your money is a crime James Bovard | From the April 1989 issue of Reason magazine [excerpted by Reader’s Digest] Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on RedditShare by emailPrint friendly versionCopy page URL Last year Congress voted a $14-billion increase in World Bank funding from the United […]

Continue Reading
bush_betrayal

My First Bash on Presidential Records Act (2004)

Yesterday’s New York Post piece on the FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home discussed why the Presidential Records Act was a sham. I have been hitting this theme for almost 20 years.  Here’s my first piece on the topic – an excerpt from my 2004 book The Bush Betrayal (St. Martin’s Press).   This article was […]

Continue Reading