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USA Today: Covid Hypocrisy Shows Crackdowns Must End

USA Today, February 6, 2022 From Canadian truckers to European protests, the world is fed up with COVID crackdowns After two years of prohibitions designed to placate fears rather than protect public health, can we compel our rulers to end COVID-19 restrictions? by James Bovard Opinion columnist If hypocrisy were a panacea, the COVID-19 virus […]

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Talking Afghan Debacles on Parallax Views Podcast MP3

Back on the Parallax Views podcast to talk foreign policy and D.C. depravity with J.G. Michael. Here is his summary of our hour-long conversation: The Afghanistan Blunder Boogie and D.C. Arrogance w/ Jim Bovard September 1, 2021 On this edition of Parallax Views, U.S. military forces have left Afghanistan after 20 years. But the D.C. […]

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Politicians’ COVID Mania Ravages Maryland

Mises Institute, May 28, 2020 Politicians’ COVID Mania Ravages Maryland by James Bovard Lea esto en Español  by James Bovard Maryland politicians have destroyed more than four hundred thousand jobs in dictatorial responses purporting to thwart the coronavirus pandemic. “Nearly one in five Maryland workers have filed for unemployment” compensation, theBaltimore Sun reported. The situation […]

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Pandemic Security Theater: Liberal Maryland Politicians Betray Grocery Store Workers

American Conservative, April 25, 2020 County Puts Bag Recycling Before Grocery Workers’ Health A liberal Maryland municipality caved to environmentalists and is sustaining a tax on single use plastic bags amid COVID. by James Bovard Politicians nowadays are shutting down everything except their own virtue signaling. The COVID-19 pandemic is spurring restrictions and lockdowns across […]

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Syria Debacles Epitomize Perpetual Perfidy of U.S. Foreign Policy

Counterpunch, March 6, 2020 Syria Debacles Epitomize Perpetual Perfidy of U.S. Foreign Policy by James Bovard Turkey is ratcheting up its invasion of Syria and trying to drag NATO into Erdogan’s personal rehabilitation scheme. Threats and counter-threats are flying as thickly as the bombs and bullets. It remains to be seen whether U.S. policymakers will […]

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Trump Should Push Congress to Admit Folly & Futility of Syrian Intervention

American Renewal Trump Should Ask Congress To Approve Military Intervention In Syria, If Members Want It So Badly Shutterstock/ Dirtymono James Bovard Contributor October 21, 2019 5:58 PM ET The House of Representatives voted 354 to 60 on Oct. 16 to condemn President Donald Trump’s pullback of U.S. troops from eastern Syria as “beneficial to […]

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John McCain’s Disastrous Militaristic Legacy

Future of Freedom Foundation John McCain’s Disastrous Militaristic Legacy by James Bovard When Sen. John McCain passed away in August, he was lauded far and wide for his long career of public service. Rep. John Lewis, the famous civil-rights activist, hailed McCain as a “warrior for peace.” In reality, McCain embodied a toxic mix of […]

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