New York Post, June 8, 2023 Washington throws a pity party for federal censors finally being investigated by James Bovard Democracy Dies in Darkness” is the pious masthead motto The Washington Post adopted in the Trump era. But in the Biden era, the Post sees censorship as the salvation of self-government. Censorship requires secrecy to […]
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New York Post, March 7, 2023 New media hoax: Millions to starve with a pandemic benefit ending By James Bovard Tens of millions of Americans are tottering on a “hunger cliff,” guaranteeing mass suffering and maybe even starvation. That is the refrain from CBS News, Salon, Business Insider and plenty other outlets. But the latest […]
Mises Institute, April 19, 2019 Hysteria Over School Safety Won’t Keep Us Safe by James Bovard Numerous Indiana elementary school teachers were shot in January as part of a “safe schools” training program. According to the Indiana State Teachers Association, sheriff deputies ordered teachers “into a room four at a time, told them to crouch […]
My Hill oped, “Do Trump’s liberal critics seem increasingly unhinged?,” has spurred more than 3000 comments on the Hill website, where it was the most popular article mid-morning. Here are some of the thoughtful feedback from readers, along with some humorous ones at the bottom.
The Hill, November 14, 2017 Do Trump’s liberal critics seem increasingly unhinged? By James Bovard, opinion contributor Last week’s anniversary of Trump’s election sparked widespread teeth-gnashing by the nation’s pundits. Trump is supposedly the gravest threat to American democracy since the secession of the Confederacy. His presidency, probably, continues to be a boon for antidepressant […]