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2020 Ravaged Comforting American Myths

American Institute for Economic Research, December 30, 2020 The Year in which Comforting American Myths Were Ravaged James Bovard Thanks in large part to Covid lockdowns, this year has left vast wreckage in its wake, with ten million jobs lost, more than 100,000 businesses and dozens of national chains bankrupted or closed. Up to 40 […]

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Covid and Our Cage Keeper Democracy

American Institute for Economic Research, December 15, 2020 Covid and The Rise of Cage Keeper Democracy James Bovard The Covid pandemic this year has profoundly transformed the relationship of government to American citizens. Constitutional leashes have been obliterated as state and local politicians and officials have issued endless decrees that were vastly more effective at […]

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MP3 Bashing Covid Craziness on Salem National Radio Network

Fox Business host Scott Shellady and I had fun yesterday thrashing crazy Covid restrictions and power-mad politicians and bureaucrats who are pointlessly wrecking American freedom.  Scott was guest-hosting on the Dan Proft show on Salem Radio Network.   Here’s a link to the AIER article – “Covid Craziness in LoCo Moco” that spurred the interview. Here […]

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Walter Williams, R.I.P.

Rest in Peace, Professor Walter Williams. Walter brought a personal toughness honed as a Philly cab driver to fighting for freedom for more than 40 years. He did not flinch when he was vilified for taking unpopular positions. Instead, he kept smiling and explaining and helped legions of folks recognize the folly of trusting government […]

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Govt. Offers Bizarre Covid Sex Advice in lieu of Thanksgiving

also reposted by ZERO HEDGE at this link Libertarian Institute, November 26, 2020 This Thanksgiving, the Government Gifts Us COVID-19 Sex Advice by Jim Bovard | Politicians and petty czars have canceled Thanksgiving across the nation.  What have government health departments offered in lieu of a family gathering? Endless idiotic advice for “safe sex” during […]

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Voting is Overrated (2000)

American Spectator Online / Knight Ridder syndicate @ November 4, 2000 Voting is Overrated by James Bovard Voting is dangerously overrated as a surefire safeguard to preserve liberty. Vice President Al Gore is clearly the most dangerous candidate running for the Presidency. If Gore wins, the pernicious trends of the Clinton era will continue full […]

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