Tag Archives | Secrecy

New-York-Post-Twitter

New York Post: FBI Trump Raid Exposes Washington’s Secrecy Shams

New York Post, August 9, 2022 FBI Trump raid exposes Washington’s secrecy shams By James Bovard FBI agents raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home Monday reportedly looking for boxes of classified material that Trump allegedly removed from the White House when his presidency ended in January 2021. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the raid showed […]

Continue Reading
torture-supreme-court-combo-image-2560px-US_Supreme_Court

Supreme Court Tortures the Constitution Again

Supreme Court Tortures the Constitution Again by James Bovard The Supreme Court ruled in March that Americans have no right to learn the grisly details of CIA torture because the CIA has never formally confessed its crimes. The case symbolizes how the rule of law has become little more than legal mumbo-jumbo to shroud official […]

Continue Reading
shaun thompson chicago radio 1200x630bb-1

Bashing Warmongering and Secrecy on Chicago Radio with Shaun Thompson

Shaun Thompson and I had a rollicking chat today on Chicago’s The Answer AM 560.   We talked about the recent Supreme Court decision permitting the CIA to invoke “State Secrets” to keep its torture site in Poland secrecy.   The Presidential Records Act cover-up of presidential records took a beating, along with former presidents who got […]

Continue Reading
New-York-Post-Twitter

New York Post: Distrust “Information” from the Biden Administration

New York Post, February 9, 2022 Why everyone should ‘doubt the information’ from Joe Biden’s government By James Bovard At a State Department briefing last week, Team Biden spokesman Ned Price chided an Associated Press reporter who wanted some evidence for his claims on Russia: “I’m sorry that you’re doubting the information that is in […]

Continue Reading
JPB-World-Bank-Press-Passes-Wrecking-Ball-#2

Raiding the World Bank

Update: Here’s a more recent piece I wrote on the World Bank continuing to finance tyrants. A U.N. Special Rapporteur reported in 2015 that the World Bank’s approach “to human rights is incoherent, counterproductive and unsustainable. For most purposes, the World Bank is a human rights-free zone.” Mises Institute, December 13, 2021 Raiding the World […]

Continue Reading