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My New Book: Last Rights: The Death of American Liberty

Amazon went live today with Last Rights: The Death of American Liberty.  The Kindle and paperback versions are available and the hardback should be stocked very soon.  You can read the first chapter free online at the Amazon link.  Here’s some info on the book: Americans today have “freedom” to be fleeced, harassed, surveilled, censored, […]

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Target Shooting and Humorous Strikeouts on the Brian Wilson Podcast

The Two and Only — Brian Wilson and James Bovard     S2 Ep.48 The 2 & Only Post-Bird Day episode featuring the Big Announcement about Jim Bovard’s new book and Brian Wilson’s Substack column skewering Transgenderism. And a borderline Johnny Carson joke! Sign up for the Brian Wilson Writes substack. Transcript  from November 29, 2023 show […]

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Julian Assange Still Deserves a Medal of Freedom

Julian Assange Still Deserves a Medal of Freedom by James Bovard Five years ago, USA Today published my piece, “Julian Assange deserves a Medal of Freedom, not a secret indictment.” Assange has been persecuted because he and Wikileaks exposed war crimes by the U.S. government and its allies. But he still deserves a Medal of […]

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Congratulations to the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance

The New Hampshire Liberty Alliance held their 20th anniversary dinner on Saturday night at Murphy’s Taproom in Bedford, NH.  The NHLA is one of the most effective pro-freedom organizations in America.   NHLA sets the gold standard for dogged, savvy, and principled opposition to political oppression and bureaucratic knavery. Rich Tomasso, the founder of NHLA, […]

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Celebrate Fourth of July by Cussing Politicians

Celebrating Independence Day with the @LibertarianInst-itute's @QuinnDriggs1 and @JimBovard pic.twitter.com/fqvnWkQZFW — Scott Horton (@scotthortonshow) July 3, 2023 Libertarian Institute, July 3, 2023 Celebrate Fourth of July by Cussing Politicians by James Bovard America was founded by rowdy folks who enjoyed nothing better than applying tar and feathers to British tax collectors. For a couple centuries, […]

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N.Y. Post: Feds are Buying Your Life with Your Tax Dollars

LISTEN TO THIS ARTICLE: New York Post, June 20, 2023 The feds are buying mountains of your personal data and one day could use it against you by James Bovard Federal agencies are secretly accumulating mountains of data that could be used for “blackmail, stalking, harassment and public shaming” of American citizens. That allegation doesn’t […]

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FDR’s Corrupt Concept of Freedom

RealClearHistory, January 6, 2023 FDR’s Corrupt Concept of Freedom The “Four Freedoms” Speech: FDR’s Worst Perversion of Freedom The “four freedoms” offered citizens no security from the state since it completely ignored the rights guaranteed in the original Bill of Rights that restricted government power. by  James Bovard Franklin Roosevelt did more than any other […]

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