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Lockdown Tyranny: A Personal Retrospective

American Institute for Economic Research, March 24, 2021 Lockdown Tyranny: A Personal Retrospective James Bovard Over the past year, Americans’ rights and liberties have been ravaged worse than almost anyone expected at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fearmongering quickly proved the ticket for politicians to seize almost unlimited power. But heavy-handed government decrees were […]

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Will FBI ‘Chats’ Send Conservatives to Prison?

American Conservative, March 13, 2021 Will FBI ‘Chats’ Send Conservatives to Prison? by James Bovard With no requirements to record interviews, and the potential to prosecute based on false statements, the FBI has a terrifying amount of power over citizens. Across the nation, FBI agents are swooping down upon conservative activists, Trump supporters, and anyone […]

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The Afghanization of American Democracy

American Institute for Economic Research, February 27, 2021 Is the U.S. Going the Way of Afghanistan? James Bovard Acrimony and recriminations continue to swirl around the 2020 presidential election. Three out of four Republicans believe that there was “widespread fraud” in the election, while Democrats have sought to turn criticisms of the election into a […]

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The Lies Aren’t Secret – Deep State Triumphant

American Conservative, February 24, 2021 Home/Articles/Politics/The Lies Aren’t Secret Politics The Lies Aren’t Secret by James Bovard Thanks to friendly courts, the Deep State continues to avoid accountability, triumphant at home and abroad. (By Lightspring/Shutterstock) Secrecy is the ultimate  entitlement program for the Deep State. The federal government is creating trillions of pages of new […]

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Biggest Lies of the Impeachment Saga

Mises Institute, February 20, 2021 The Biggest Lies of the Impeachment Saga by James Bovard The Senate impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump confirms historian Henry Adams’s adage a century ago that politics “has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.” The impeachment process was a farce that should fortify Americans’ disdain for Washington. Considering […]

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Bashing Congress and Teacher Unions on Salem Radio Network MP3

Powerline’s John Hinderaker, who was guest-hosting on the Dan Proft show on Salem Radio Network, and I had a zesty chat yesterday spurred by my recent articles the folly of Congress claiming absolute power and the role of teacher unions in shafting children.  John’s think tank, the Center for the American Experiment, has done superb […]

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One Shot from Martial Law?

Mises Institute, February 10, 2021 Troop Deployments in Washington Are a Disaster Waiting to Happen by James Bovard “Tyranny in form is the first step towards tyranny in substance,” warned Senator John Taylor two hundred years ago in his forgotten classic, Tyranny Unmasked. As the massive National Guard troop deployment in Washington enters its second month, […]

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