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9/11: How George W. Bush Redefined American Freedom

  Future of Freedom Foundation, September 2009 How George W. Bush Redefined American Freedom by James Bovard George W. Bush is gone from Washington but his legacy, like an abandoned toxic waste dump, lingers on. Like President Franklin Roosevelt before him, President Bush helped redefine American freedom. And like Roosevelt’s, Bush’s changes were perversions of […]

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20 Years of Epigrams on the War on Terror

Here is a round-up of some of my epigrams on the War on Terror. I tweaked a few lines for this repost and I may have missed or forgotten other lines that I should have included.  I welcome any suggestions to add (or delete) for this list. Investors Business Daily, October 2, 2001: Like a […]

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9/11 and My Pariah Decade Counterpunch

Counterpunch, September 8, 2021 9/11 and My Pariah Decade by James Bovard Life in American changed 20 years ago after the 9/11 attacks.  Many Americans became enraged at anyone who did not swear allegiance to President George W. Bush’s anti-terrorism crusade. Anyone who denied “they hate us for our freedoms” automatically became an enemy of […]

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Bashing Nixon and the War on Cash on Stansberry Research YouTube

UPDATE: Here is the corrected Youtube link  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjZo0KEU_NI The War on Cash Is Here, Gold Will Be the Only Road to Freedom Says Renowned Columnist Stansberry Research [351K YouTube subscribers] The war on cash will have disastrous consequences with loss of privacy the greatest risk, says James Bovard, a best selling author and columnist for […]

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Pseudo-Omniscience Versus Freedom

American Institute for Economic Research, August 5, 2021 Pseudo-Omniscience Versus Freedom James Bovard Shut up and submit” is now the favorite Covid cure of some of America’s leading progressives. Paul Krugman, a Nobel Prize winner and New York Times columnist, revealed on Tuesday that since freedom is a mirage, people have no good reason not […]

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Defining Down Freedom – Kate Wand YouTube Version

Kate Wand made a great video reading my American Institute for Economic Research article on “Defining Freedom Down” with the backdrop of the recent G-7 meeting of Political Puppeteers, including speech outtakes. The article sounds a lot better with her voice. Instead of “Build Back Better” further empowering reckless rulers, we need to “Build Back […]

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Defining Down Freedom

American Institute for Economic Research, June 16, 2021 Defining Down Freedom James Bovard Will the Great Pandemic permanently unleash governments around the world? Covid-19 is enabling politicians to turn freedom from an individual right into a conditional bureaucratic dispensation. Defining down freedom was exemplified by the G-7 Summit that became a ludicrous and hypocritical Lockdowners […]

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