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Inside the World Bank (1989)

Inside the World Bank What they’re doing with your money is a crime James Bovard | From the April 1989 issue of Reason magazine [excerpted by Reader’s Digest] Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on RedditShare by emailPrint friendly versionCopy page URL Last year Congress voted a $14-billion increase in World Bank funding from the United […]

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Lessons from a Massacre Committed 450 Years Ago

Lessons from a Massacre Committed 450 Years Ago  by James Bovard   August 25, 2022 On this day in 1572, French Catholics slaughtered thirty thousand Protestants (known as Huguenots) in the streets of Paris. The French king and the pope helped organize the the biggest religious massacre in Europe in the 1500s. Roughly half the Bovards […]

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‘Assault Weapons’ Ban: First Step on the Road to Tyranny

Libertarian Institute, June 6, 2022 ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban: First Step on the Road to Tyranny by Jim Bovard President Joe Biden is seeking to revive his presidency by demolishing the Second Amendment. In a televised address last Thursday, Biden called for a ban on assault weapons, which he portrayed as the epitome of evil. Vice […]

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New York Post: Trudeau’s Iron Fist Flattens Canadian Freedom

New York Post, February 15, 2022 Justin Trudeau’s Canadian injustice is just a naked grab for power By James Bovard To save Canadian democracy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must first destroy it.  Since the start of the pandemic, Trudeau has acted like COVID entitled him to unlimited power in the name of public safety — […]

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Biden’s Declaration of War on the Un-Vaxxed

Biden’s speech today was wackier than I expected.  My 2 cents from Twitter – Biden's speech was practically a declaration of war on 80 million unvaxxed American adults. Did he make a ruinous miscalculation? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) September 9, 2021 Biden's declaration that his "patience is wearing thin" with 80 million Americans sounds like […]

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No Victory Lap for Governors Who Locked Down America

American Institute for Economic Research, July 14, 2021 No Victory Lap For Governors Who Locked Down America James Bovard There are no fact-checkers for victory laps. Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo summarized his experience with the Covid-19 crisis: “Speaking for myself, it was a tremendous personal benefit.” Cuomo made that declaration in a […]

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