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10th Anniversary of Obama Killing a Young American

Today is the 10th anniversary of the drone killing of Abdulrahman Al-Aulaqi, a 16 year old born in Colorado and killed in Yemen.  He perished as part of Obama’s crackdown on terrorist suspects around the world. His father, who was also an American citizen, was killed two weeks earlier by another drone strike ordered by […]

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My First Attack on the War on Terror October 2001

Investor’s Business Daily October 2, 2001 Government Trust Grows Despite Its Inability to Protect by JAMES BOVARD Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Americans’ trust in government is soaring after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The number of people who trust the government to do the right thing has doubled since last year, and […]

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20 Years of Epigrams on the War on Terror

Here is a round-up of some of my epigrams on the War on Terror. I tweaked a few lines for this repost and I may have missed or forgotten other lines that I should have included.  I welcome any suggestions to add (or delete) for this list. Investors Business Daily, October 2, 2001: Like a […]

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9/11 and My Pariah Decade Counterpunch

Counterpunch, September 8, 2021 9/11 and My Pariah Decade by James Bovard Life in American changed 20 years ago after the 9/11 attacks.  Many Americans became enraged at anyone who did not swear allegiance to President George W. Bush’s anti-terrorism crusade. Anyone who denied “they hate us for our freedoms” automatically became an enemy of […]

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“Democracy 2021” Sold at D.C. Art Show

My photograph, “Democracy 2021,” sold at the Glen Echo Labor Day Art Show this weekend. Here are some of the articles I have written on the January 6 Capitol clash: Collective Guilt and the New Witch Hunt (AIER, 1/16/21) In a Paranoid Nation, “Treason” Is Everywhere (Mises, 1/26/21) How Treason And Thoughtcrime Are Easier Than […]

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Capitol Clash January 6 Terrorism Tweets

Emotionally gripping testimony is no substitute for the hard facts that the feds continue to withhold. Folks who violently attacked police or others on January 6 deserve to be vigorously prosecuted. But the “collective terrorism guilt” card for all protestors that day (mostly including people who never entered the Capitol) won’t play outside DC or […]

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The Coming “January 6” Train Wreck

Facebook comment on this article: American Conservative, July 22, 2021 The Coming ‘January 6’ Train Wreck With the DOJ’s first sentencing, the legal realities are disappointing the left’s lust for blood.   by  James Bovard The January 6 Capitol clash may be the gift that keeps on giving to cynics everywhere. In the coming months, […]

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