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Treason And Thoughtcrime Are Easier Than Ever In Biden’s America

Daily Caller, January 29, 2021 How Treason And Thoughtcrime Are Easier Than Ever In Biden’s America James Bovard Contributor   President Joe Biden is supplementing his calls for national unity with fervent denunciations of extremists, insurrectionists, and domestic terrorists, as well as comparing Senate opponents to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. Biden is now in charge […]

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Congressional Hypocrisy and the Coming Crackdown

American Institute for Economic Research, January 13, 2021 Congressional Hypocrisy and the Crackdown James Bovard The political hysteria unleashed by last week’s clash at the Capitol between police and Trump protestors poses a growing danger to Americans’ constitutional rights. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer ludicrously compared the ruckus to Pearl Harbor – a “day of […]

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MP3 Thumping REAL I.D. Act on Florida Radio with David Gornoski

David Gornoski, a pro-freedom radio host and writer in Orlando, and I had fun thumping the REAL I.D. Act on his “Neighbor’s Choice” show this afternoon on IHEARTRADIO WFLA 93.1 FM, 94.1 FM, and 540 AM on NewsRadio Orlando.   The interview was spurred by my FFF article on how the REAL I.D. Act ravishes Americans’ […]

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The REAL I.D. Act Ravages Our Liberty

fff.org The REAL ID Act Ravages Our Liberty by James Bovard July 20, 2020 National ID cards have been atop the command-and-control political wish list for decades. In the 1990s, Republican Congresses shot down efforts to move toward national identification cards. However, after 9/11, “everything changed” and politicians seized the chance to unleash far more […]

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MP3 REAL I.D. Rampage – Scott Horton Show Interview

My old friend Scott Horton interviewed me on my article on how the REAL I.D. Act is sowing chaos around the nation.  Here’s the summary from Scott’s website: Jim Bovard talks about the federal pressure for states to comply with their “REAL ID” laws, which place higher standards on proving one’s identity and may require […]

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Washington is Ramming REAL I.D. Down Our Throats

American Conservative How Washington Is Ramming REAL ID Down Our Throats For years both conservative and liberal states resisted it. But now it’s here and the punishments for non-compliance begin. by James Bovard January 24, 2020|12:01 am Jim Bovard Being a patriotic citizen and a former Boy Scout, I recently answered the summons to my […]

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