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The Latest Media Assault on Freedom

The Latest Media Assault on Freedom   b y James Bovard Prominent journalists are calling for the media to champion a “pro-democracy” bias in how they portray politicians and government agencies. But tub-thumping for democracy — or at least for politicians who claim to be pro-democracy — is a poor substitute for exposing the proliferation of […]

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Liberals’ Love Affair with Leviathan

Liberals’ Love Affair with Leviathan by James Bovard February 18, 2022 The election of Joe Biden as president magically transformed all federal agencies, ensuring that their iron fists no longer posed any peril to the American people. Or at least that seems to be what many Biden supporters, liberals, and Democrats now believe.Shutting down entire […]

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Video – The Twenty Year Post-9/11 War on Liberty

Here’s my spiel on the “Twenty Year Post-9/11 War on Liberty” from last night’s The Future of Freedom Foundation broadcast. If you like seeing federal agencies get thrashed, you might enjoy this show. TSA, FBI, NSA, DHS – they all caught hell.  The video wraps up with excellent questions from the audience & plenty of […]

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German Translation of my Never Ending Battle Between Leviathan and Liberty

Hearty thanks to the Ludwig von Mises Institut Deutschland for translating my piece, “The Never-Ending Battle between Leviathan and Liberty.” Folks who’ve heard me speak German are grateful the translation wasn’t done by me.  My fluency in that language is limited to a shoulder shrug followed by, “Mein Deutsch ist schlecht.” XXXXXXX Der niemals endende […]

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Biden’s Pandemic Theater Salvation Show

American Institute for Economic Research, April 29, 2021 A Grim Reaper Speaks James Bovard –President Biden’s first speech to Congress last night hit all the pandemic hot buttons. Even though most members of Congress are vaccinated, all of the 200 attendees in the Capitol were required to wear masks and “socially distance.” The Hill reports […]

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Zesty Interview with Leighton Smith, Top Podcast in New Zealand

Leighton Smith, a legendary radio host who now does the top podcast in New Zealand, interviewed me last Sunday.  Leighton describes himself as a libertarian conservative and he has long followed political battles both in his country and in the U.S.  I was amazed at how thoroughly Leighton prepped; he pulled up lines that I […]

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Deadly Precedent of the Waco Whitewash

The Deadly Precedent of the Waco Whitewash by James Bovard March 19, 2021 The easiest way to achieve sainthood in Washington is to cover up a federal atrocity. Thus, it is no surprise that former senator John Danforth continues to be treated by the Washington Post as a visionary statesman. The Post showcased Danforth’s attack on […]

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