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Red Light Robberies Across America

Future of Freedom Foundation Red Light Robberies Across America by James Bovard September 9, 2021 Crime is surging in American cities, but the official data leave out the most frequent source of highway robberies. More than 400 cities have set up red light cameras that are institutionalized racketeering that subverts public safety. Tens of thousands of […]

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Will the Pandemic Promote Political Power in Perpetuity?

American Institute for Economic Research, May 26, 2021 Will the Pandemic Promote Political Power in Perpetuity? James Bovard “It’s like we created another industry in our state. The amount of money is staggering,” Andrew Schaufele, director of Maryland’s Bureau of Revenue Estimates, happily declared last week. The Biden stimulus plan is deluging governments across America […]

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Lockdown Tyranny: A Personal Retrospective

American Institute for Economic Research, March 24, 2021 Lockdown Tyranny: A Personal Retrospective James Bovard Over the past year, Americans’ rights and liberties have been ravaged worse than almost anyone expected at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fearmongering quickly proved the ticket for politicians to seize almost unlimited power. But heavy-handed government decrees were […]

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Coverup of Duncan Lemp Killing Continues – One Year Anniversary

Mises Institute, March 12, 2021 One Year Later: The Police Still Won’t Come Clean on Duncan Lemp’s Death by James Bovard At 4:42 a.m. on this day a year ago [Friday, March 12], a Montgomery County SWAT team arrived outside of the bedroom where 21-year-old Duncan Lemp slept next to his pregnant girlfriend in his […]

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Hat Tip to VEIP Vanquisher Bryan Baucom

My friend, anarchist philosopher Bryan Baucom, helped my ol’ Ford Contour finally comply with Maryland’s Vehicle Inspection Emission Program.  VEIP is one of the most confounding and pointless regulations facing drivers in Maryland and other states under EPA decrees.  Its mandatory emission testing regime relies on the Onboard Diagnostic  system in car dashboards. Regulators presume […]

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Teachers Unions Have Always Been Terrible

American Conservative, February 15, 2021 Teachers Unions Have Always Been Terrible Forty years of getting in the way of childrens’ education by James Bovard NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 3, 2020: BLM, UFT and other groups participate in a National Day of Resistance to protest for demands including no reopening of schools, police-free schools, and […]

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MP3 Duncan Lemp Killing & Coverup – Scott Horton Show

Scott Horton is one of the best freedom hell-raisers on the radio and the web.  Scott has been hellfire on the Duncan Lemp case since he was killed on March 12.  We had a hearty 50 minute chat on the case this afternoon. from the Libertarian Institute website: “Jim Bovard is back to discuss the […]

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