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Covid and Our Cage Keeper Democracy

American Institute for Economic Research, December 15, 2020 Covid and The Rise of Cage Keeper Democracy James Bovard The Covid pandemic this year has profoundly transformed the relationship of government to American citizens. Constitutional leashes have been obliterated as state and local politicians and officials have issued endless decrees that were vastly more effective at […]

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Covid and Constitutional Roadkill

American Institute for Economic Research, November 3, 2020 Covid and Constitutional RoadKill James Bovard Is the U.S. Constitution the biggest roadkill on the 2020 campaign trail? Is faith in “American exceptionalism” blinding people to a death spiral of American democracy? According to much of the media, this is a single-issue election: “It’s the pandemic, stupid,” […]

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MP3 Video Chicago Talk Radio on Covid Shutdown Insanity

Radio hosts Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson and I had fun smacking Covid-crackdown nonsense this morning on Chicago’s AM 560. Amazing how much wreckage that mayors and governors have inflicted in the name of public safety. Watch the interview below or at YouTube –  my interview starts about 7 minutes in (thanks, JdL)  

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Two Types of Terror in Michigan

American Institute for Economic Research, October 9, 2020 Two Types of Terror in Michigan James Bovard  #StopTrumpsTerror is one of the hottest trending topics on Twitter, with more than 90,000 tweets. Yesterday, the FBI announced the arrest of six people yesterday in a plot (perhaps government-hatched) to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and put her […]

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Political Legitimacy Dies in 2020

American Institute for Economic Research, July 28, 2020 Political Legitimacy Dies in 2020 James Bovard The American political system may be on the eve of its worst legitimacy crisis since the Civil War. Early warning signals indicate that many states could suffer catastrophic failures in counting votes in November. The election will occur amidst the […]

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Independence Day in the Midst of Dictatorship

American Institute for Economic Research, July 2, 2020 Independence Day in the Midst of Dictatorship James Bovard – July 2, 2020 How many Americans will greet July 4th Day with gratitude that their governor is no longer compelling them to “shelter in place” or “stay at home” so they can celebrate their freedom? Most of […]

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Who Inflicted More Damage, Looters or Politicians?

NOTE: AIER website is currently down so I am redirecting traffic to my posting of this article I did for them today. American Institute for Economic Research, June 1, 2020 The Real Looters are the Politicians James Bovard – The brutal killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police spurred widespread protests which have been followed […]

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