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Will Any ‘Last Rights’ Epigram Go to the Moon?

Will Any ‘Last Rights’ Epigram Go to the Moon? by James Bovard Epigrams are excellent propellants for seditious ideas. How far can one line go? Thirty years ago, I casually appended a sentence to the end of a paragraph in the final chapter of my book, Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty. I was […]

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Trampling on a Symbol of Liberty

Trampling on a Symbol of Liberty by James Bovard Last August, 12-year-old Jaiden Rodriguez was kicked out of a public-school classroom in Colorado Springs after school officials decreed that the Gadsden flag patch on his backpack was “disruptive to the classroom environment.” Those Colorado officials didn’t know the meaning of “disruptive.” Thanks to savvy, thoughtful […]

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80th Anniversary of FDR’s Most Toxic Bosh

Today is the 80th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s “economic bill of rights” speech.  Here are some pieces I wrote on that buncombe: RealClearHistory – January 6, 2023 – FDR’s Corrupt Concept of Freedom FDR’s Worst Perversion of Freedom: The “Four Freedoms” Speech Tags U.S. History 01/17/2019James Bovard  Mises Institute Franklin Roosevelt did more than any […]

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Talking “Last Rights” with Gardner Goldsmith on the David Knight Show

Gardner Goldsmith kindly had me on the David Knight show today to talk about Last Rights. We had plenty of laughs amidst the smackdowns of politicians and bureaucrats. I appreciate Gard’s fervor for freedom and his disdain for tyranny of all stripes. Here’s the link to the Bitchute video version: https://www.bitchute.com/video/6EL7wNgs74Ep/ Here’s a link to […]

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Whooping Up “Last Rights” on the Scott Horton Show

12/12/23 Jim Bovard on the Death of American Liberty by Scott | Dec 14, 2023 | Interviews from the SCOTT HORTON SHOW PAGE Download Episode. Scott is joined by Jim Bovard to discuss his new book Last Rights: The Death of American Liberty. They talk about Bovard’s approach to writing, the Covid hysteria, how easily […]

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