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Obama and the Death of Idealism

French version Italian version Catalonian version American Conservative, December 3, 2020 Barack Obama and the Death of Idealism Obama’s deception and warmongering killed the “hope and change” he promised on the campaign trail. We shouldn’t be sad to see them go. by  James Bovard Americans are sickened of an “idealism that is oblique, confusing, dishonest, […]

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Consortium News: Declassify Syria Secrets to Stop Biden War

Consortium News, November 25, 2020 Declassify America’s Dirty Secrets in Syria to Stop a Biden War November 25, 2020 Save Jim Bovard urges Trump to open the files to provide activism ammo for the vast numbers of Americans who vehemently oppose forever  wars.  Sen. Kamala Harris, at left, accepts the Democratic Party’s nomination as vice president, Wilmington, […]

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Can Ending ‘Endless Wars’ Save Trump’s Presidency?

Daily Caller / American Renewal Can Ending ‘Endless Wars’ Save Trump’s Presidency? Photo by SugaBom86/Shutterstock; Edits by Grae Stafford/DCNF James Bovard Contributor August 13, 2020 9:09 PM ET Four years ago, Donald Trump electrified campaign audiences by denouncing “Trigger Happy Hillary” Clinton. Trump bragged in 2016 that his advisers knew “how to avoid the endless […]

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Memorial Day: Remember Political Lies that Caused Soldiers to Die

Libertarian Institute, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day: Remembering the Political Lies that Spurred Mass Killing by Jim Bovard | May 25, 2020 On Memorial Day, the media do their usual sacralizing of war. Instead, it should be a day for the ritualized scourging of politicians. During the last 70 years, their lies have resulted in […]

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Jon Utley, Heroic Champion of Peace and Freedom, R.I.P.

Jon Utley, one of the most dedicated and principled pro-freedom activists in the nation, passed away yesterday. For 30 years, Jon was in the forefront of the antiwar movement since he spearheaded a group to oppose President George H.W. Bush’s war against Iraq. Jon was a rare voice of reason and grace in conservative circles, […]

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NATO: The Dangerous Dinosaur by Ted Carpenter

If you’re seeking to understand how NATO became a peril to keeping America at peace, check out an excellent new book by my friend Ted Carpenter, NATO: The Dangerous Dinosaur. NATO did superb work thwarting Soviet aggression in Europe. But NATO had no purpose after the Soviet Union dissolved. Unfortunately, NATO responded by continually expanding, […]

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USA TODAY: No Deep State Deliverance for Democracy

USA TODAY, November 13, 2019 As the deep state attacks Trump to rave media reviews, don’t forget its dark side The deep state has a long history of betraying the trust of the American people. They aren’t our friends just because we share an enemy in common. by James Bovard “Thank God for the deep […]

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