New York Post, August 29, 2022 The establishment’s IRS whitewashing will leave more taxpayers in the lurch By James Bovard The Internal Revenue Service is perhaps Washington’s ultimate sacred cow. It is the “goose that lays the golden eggs” for the city’s power and prestige, delivering trillions of dollars to allow politicians to work miracles […]
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New York Post, January 14, 2022 ‘Pro-democracy’ and polarizing media are the real threat to liberty By James Bovard American democracy is in grave peril because journalists are insufficiently hysterical and biased. That is the conclusion of a trio of Washington Post columnists and a panoply of other media experts. But journalists’ rush to the […]
American Institute for Economic Research, September 22, 2021 Biden’s Wrecking Ball for Financial Privacy James Bovard The Biden administration is seeking to compel banks to report to the IRS any bank account with more than $600 in transactions per year. This proposal is a linchpin of Biden’s American Families Plan, and will supposedly help generate […]
Grover Norquist, chief of Americans for Tax Reform, and I had fun hammering the IRS’s long history of political bias and revenue racketeering. I’m not expecting the IRS to turn over a new leaf thanks to Biden’s army of new IRS agents. [@#[email protected]# new software for my Logitech camcom didn’t mesh with ATR’s broadcast software. […]
Daily Caller, May 6, 2021 BOVARD: The Coming IRS Reign Of Terror James Bovard Contributor The power to tax has long conferred the power to destroy political opponents. But in the glorious era of President Joe Biden, all previous cases of government abuse of power are being expunged, at least by the media and Biden […]
TRUMP’S “NO COERCION” SHAM by James Bovard In his State of the Union address on February 5, Donald Trump received rapturous applause from Republicans for his declaration, “America was founded on liberty and independence — not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.” But this uplifting sentiment cannot […]
Here’s a remastered (?) interview from April 1994 just after the publication of Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty. With legendary talk show host Fred Fiske, one of the most decent & talented radio hosts who I ever met. Fred knew how to draw out my rowdy laugh.