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Talking FBI Entrapment & the Michigan Kidnap Verdict with Scott Horton

from ScottHorton.org – Scott talks with Jim Bovard about the recent acquittals in the Michigan Kidnapping case and FBI entrapments in general. Bovard explains how the Supreme Court changed the definition of entrapment which allowed federal agents to take more active roles in organizing the plots they would later use to arrest and charge participants. […]

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New York Post: FBI Entrapment Debacle in Michigan & Beyond

New York Post, April 13, 2022 Inside the FBI’s infiltration and entrapment of a Michigan militia crew By James Bovard The FBI got walloped last week when a Michigan jury concluded that the bureau had entrapped two men accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Those men and others were arrested a few weeks […]

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FBI Entrapment Schemes Go Way Back – my 1995 Playboy article

FBI entrapment is huge issue in Gov. Whitmer kidnapping trial today in Michigan. Outrageous entrapment schemes have multiplied since I did this 1995 horror story round-up for Playboy. Text below the JPEG Playboy March, 1995 Uncle Scam wants you: could you be set up by the government to commit a crime? The Playboy Forum; Column […]

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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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