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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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Why We Question the Election Results

American Conservative, December 11, 2020 Why We Question the Election Results Doubt over the election is widely dismissed as crankery, but skepticism of the media elite narrative is hardly unwarranted. by James Bovard Americans’ trust in government and the media has collapsed. Two months before the presidential election, only 20 percent of Americans trusted the […]

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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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Corbett Report Podcast on the Dark History of the Census

James Corbett has one of the best and most thoughtful podcasts anywhere and he kindly had me on his show, the Corbett Report, last night to discuss the dark history of the U.S. Census.  More than a hundred million households will receive census forms starting tomorrow, and the Census Bureau assures people that their privacy […]

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Ruby Ridge, the FBI, and Louis Freeh – My 1995 Cover Story

Here is my all-time favorite magazine cover story – my 1995 tribute to FBI boss Louis Freeh.  This story came out five months after Freeh publicly denounced me in a letter to the Wall Street Journal. Freeh was outraged over a piece I did on the FBI’s killing at Ruby Ridge.  One of Randy Weaver’s […]

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Did my New York Times Oped Inspire Latest Terrorist Plot?

Paul Rosenfeld of Tappan, New York was just arrested for building a 200 pound bomb that he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall. According to news reports, he planned the explosion (and suicide) to bring attention to “sortition” –  a system which randomly selects politicians from the citizenry. U.S attorney Geoffrey […]

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17 Years of the War On Terrorism

Seventeen years after the 9/11 attacks, it is time to ask: Will America ever politically recover?  Politicians have exploited those day to seize so much power and launch attacks on so many foreign nations. Will this constitutional travesty never end? This is also the 15th anniversary of the publication of Terrorism and Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, […]

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