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MP3 Fighting Treason with Hell-raising Host Ernie Hancock

Freedoms Phoenix hellraising host Ernie Hancock and I had fun this morning smacking around treason and controversies over the 2020 presidential election.  My coffeemaker malfunctioned so my recall on the 1790s Alien and Sedition Acts was almost as bad as a PBS historian.  That coffee sho Two-thirds through the show, I commented, “The only thing […]

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Gerald Ford and the Perversion of Presidential Pardons

American Conservative, December 29, 2020 Gerald Ford and the Perversion of Presidential Pardons by James Bovard In pardoning Nixon, the 38th president opened the floodgates to boundless executive power. In his final weeks in office, President Donald Trump is outraging the media and many critics with deluges of dubious pardons. Last Tuesday was “No Corrupt […]

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Covid Bailout Proves Congress is Unfit to Govern

USA Today, December 23, 2020 11th-hour COVID-19 relief deal proves again that Congress is unfit to govern by James Bovard “In politics, stupidity is not a handicap,” Napoleon reputedly said more than two centuries ago. Boundless ignorance is also not a handicap, as Congress demonstrated Monday night by approving a 5,593-page bill with no time […]

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Obama and the Death of Idealism

French version Italian version Catalonian version American Conservative, December 3, 2020 Barack Obama and the Death of Idealism Obama’s deception and warmongering killed the “hope and change” he promised on the campaign trail. We shouldn’t be sad to see them go. by  James Bovard Americans are sickened of an “idealism that is oblique, confusing, dishonest, […]

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Consortium News: Declassify Syria Secrets to Stop Biden War

Consortium News, November 25, 2020 Declassify America’s Dirty Secrets in Syria to Stop a Biden War November 25, 2020 Save Jim Bovard urges Trump to open the files to provide activism ammo for the vast numbers of Americans who vehemently oppose forever  wars.  Sen. Kamala Harris, at left, accepts the Democratic Party’s nomination as vice president, Wilmington, […]

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How Many Syrians Did You Vote to Kill?

American Conservative, November 19, 2020 Declassify America’s Dirty Secrets in Syria to Stop a Biden War | Jim Bovard Opening incriminating documents from the conflict up to the public could discourage Biden from escalating America’s role. by How many Syrians did you vote to kill on Election Day? Thanks to our perverse political system, the […]

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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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