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Independence Day in the Midst of Dictatorship

American Institute for Economic Research, July 2, 2020 Independence Day in the Midst of Dictatorship James Bovard – July 2, 2020 How many Americans will greet July 4th Day with gratitude that their governor is no longer compelling them to “shelter in place” or “stay at home” so they can celebrate their freedom? Most of […]

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Will Trump Declare Martial Law?

American Conservative, June 3, 2020 Civil Liberties Trump’s Finger on the Martial Law Trigger by James Bovard Giving the military total power would be a political nuclear bomb, provoking more unrest than we have now. |12:01 am Jim Bovard President Trump may be veering closer to declaring martial law in response to rioting in many […]

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Standards for Bombing Vs. Jay-walking

Will Trump launch another missile attack on Syria based on less evidence than required to issue a jaywalking ticket in New York City?  A New York City cop couldn’t get away with “somebody (who I won’t identify) told me you was on 7th Avenue yesterday afternoon – near where a jaywalking incident took place” to […]

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Jail Guards for Jesus – NYC Veterans Day Parade

I caught the New York City Veterans Day parade yesterday.  Never saw so many cops in one place – I’m glad I don’t have any outstanding warrants in New York state.  There was endless adulation with no questions asked about the politicians who send American men and women to get killed and maimed for no […]

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