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Liberals’ Love Affair with Leviathan

Liberals’ Love Affair with Leviathan by James Bovard February 18, 2022 The election of Joe Biden as president magically transformed all federal agencies, ensuring that their iron fists no longer posed any peril to the American people. Or at least that seems to be what many Biden supporters, liberals, and Democrats now believe.Shutting down entire […]

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How to Reason Like a Twitter Mob

New York Post, November 26, 2021 Twitter reaction to my Deep State piece shows Dems are docile to Big Government By James Bovard Twitter is the gold standard for cutting-edge political commentary, at least according to Twitter aficionados. Roughly 20 percent of American adults use Twitter, though the large majority of tweets come from only […]

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2020 Ravaged Comforting American Myths

American Institute for Economic Research, December 30, 2020 The Year in which Comforting American Myths Were Ravaged James Bovard Thanks in large part to Covid lockdowns, this year has left vast wreckage in its wake, with ten million jobs lost, more than 100,000 businesses and dozens of national chains bankrupted or closed. Up to 40 […]

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Election Day Tweets

It is never too late for positive thinking. I’m old enough to recall when the media was less dishonest than the political candidates. — James Bovard (@JimBovard) November 3, 2020 How many votes has the Deep State swayed in this election? Will any Deep State chieftain ever be prosecuted for their lies & other crimes? […]

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Send Thanksgiving Greetings to Chelsea Manning, Heroic Whistleblower In Jail

Working with Wikileaks almost a decade ago, Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning provided some of the most damning revelations on U.S. foreign policy and military atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Trump’s Justice Department indicted Wikileaks’ mastermind Julian Assange on 17 counts of espionage.  The feds arm-twisted Manning to testify against Assange, who is apparently suffering […]

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90 Seconds of 2018 Quotes

Here’s a 90 second video of punchy (?) lines from my recent articles, including whacks against lying politicians, insane wars, loopy protestors, democracy debacles, Obama, John McCain, GWHW Bush. Background fiddle music is from 1920s. Experimenting here…

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Other Damn Near Surly 2018 Quotes

Some folks responded to Wednesday’s blog post by caterwauling that I only write surly pieces.  So here’s a half dozen quotes from last year’s articles that showcase my positive thinking. Thanks to Canva.com and Pixabay for royalty-free software & images.

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