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Covid and Constitutional Roadkill

American Institute for Economic Research, November 3, 2020 Covid and Constitutional RoadKill James Bovard Is the U.S. Constitution the biggest roadkill on the 2020 campaign trail? Is faith in “American exceptionalism” blinding people to a death spiral of American democracy? According to much of the media, this is a single-issue election: “It’s the pandemic, stupid,” […]

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USA TODAY: Neither Trump Nor Biden Deserve Honeymoon from Cynicism

USA TODAY,  October 31, 2020 Neither Donald Trump nor Joe Biden deserve a honeymoon from cynicism by James Bovard “The biggest threat to our democracy is cynicism,” declared former president Barack Obama two years ago. But as we enter the final days of another demagoguery-drenched presidential campaign, it is time to give cynicism the credit it […]

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“Choose Your Liar” Democracy

American Institute for Economic Research, October 22, 2020 “Choose Your Liar” Democracy by James Bovard The final weeks of a presidential campaign is one of the best opportunities to view political perfidy in spectacular colors. While the media lectures Americans about their civic duty to vote to save the nation, the candidates continue conniving nonstop […]

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Will the Pandemic Panic Card Win in 2020?

American Institute for Economic Research, October 1, 2020 Will the Pandemic Panic Card Win in 2020? James Bovard “People want to be safe,” Joe Biden repeatedly declared in Tuesday night’s debate. The 2020 presidential race could turn into a referendum on whether vastly increasing government power can provide “freedom from fear.” This has been a […]

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Trump-Biden First Debate Comments, Carping, & Caviling

The first Trump-Biden debate is tonight. Here is my running commentary via Twitter & maybe a little Facebook thrown in – RECAP: I would score this Trump 60%, Biden 40%. Trump needs to score knockdowns to close the apparent polling gap and I don’t think he did that tonight. I expect that Trump, as he […]

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How Joe Biden Embraces Democrats’ Shutdown Insanity

Daily Caller / American Renewal August 29, 2020 How Joe Biden Embraces Democrats’ Shutdown Insanity James Bovard “We’ll have a national mandate to wear a mask — not as a burden but as a patriotic duty to protect one another,” declared Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Biden’s plan to […]

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Kosovo Indictment Proves Bill Clinton’s Serbian War Atrocities

Libertarian Institute, June 26, 2020 Kosovo Indictment Proves Bill Clinton’s Serbian War Atrocities by James Bovard President Bill Clinton’s favorite freedom fighter just got indicted for mass murder, torture, kidnapping, and other crimes against humanity. In 1999, the Clinton administration launched a 78-day bombing campaign that killed up to 1500 civilians in Serbia and Kosovo […]

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