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The Mayor Throws Tootsie Rolls to Kids

It’s politics in a 100-calorie nutshell. Article by James Bovard.

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11/7/2014

Shenandoah Burning

Jim Bovard on the worst forgotten Union atrocity.

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10/3/2014

Bomber Bill

Jim Bovard on Clinton’s body-snatching legacy.

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8/6/2014

War Crimes of US Generals

Against the Indians and the Southerners. Article by Jim Bovard.

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6/28/2014

I Am a Traitor, a Nazi, a Communist, a Racist

To some tea-party types, anyway, says Jim Bovard.

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4/27/2010

The Lethal Hypocrisy of the State

And of Bill Clinton.

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4/21/2010

Frightening Us into Submission

Jim Bovard on the government's game.

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2/19/2010

Transmission Belts for Government Lies

The media.

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11/6/2009

Rounding Up the Innocents

What really happened after 9-Eleven.

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9/11/2009

Delusions of Democracy

And the current deluder-in-chief.

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8/21/2009

Will the Feds Declare Martial Law?

Jim Bovard on the "war on terror," next installment.

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7/29/2009

His Other Crime

Jim Bovard on McNamara and the World Bank.

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7/10/2009

Oppose Obama

And his latest attack on our privacy.

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7/9/2009

Celebrate Torture Day

By punishing the torturers, says Jim Bovard.

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6/26/2009

Nobody Here But Us Non-Torturers

Jim Bovard on how Abu Ghraib was politically defused.

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3/14/2009

Obama Is Grabbing Your Medical Records

Jim Bovard on the health of the state.

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3/3/2009

More Freedom Hokum

Jim Bovard on Bush's parting baloney.

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1/29/2009

Smile and Cower to the TSA

James Bovard on the new "attitude-detection" finks.

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8/29/2008

The Hero of the Vietnam War

James Bovard on Daniel Ellsberg's lessons for our time.

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7/28/2008

Warring As Lying

Jim Bovard on an American tradition.

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5/8/2008

Permission To Declare Martial Law

James Bovard on another "law" for dictatorship.

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4/10/2008

The Religion of 9/11

And American servility to it.

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3/27/2008

Do Elections Guarantee Liberty?

Don't make James Bovard laugh.

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1/21/2008

Putting Government on a Leash

James Bovard on the drug war in Thailand.

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1/10/2008

The FBI’s Threat of Torture

James Bovard on the police state.

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10/27/2007

Highway Tyranny

James Bovard on drunk-driving checkpoints.

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10/23/2007

A Perk of the Presidency

Killing people.

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10/6/2007

Bogus Fears

How they brought us four more years.

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10/2/2007

What Do Citizens Owe the Government?

About zero.

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8/7/2007

Lies Elected Bush

War lies.

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7/24/2007

How Foreign Warring Subverts Freedom at Home

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7/24/2007

Perverting Freedom

James Bovard on Bush's worst bosh.

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5/12/2007

Happy ‘Mission Accomplished’!

James Bovard on the fourth anniversary.

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5/2/2007

What We Can Learn From the Hungarians

About resisting the state.

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4/7/2007

Gonzales’s Fall, Bush’s Impeachment?

Jim Bovard on what's really going on, and what's really at stake.

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3/20/2007

Judicial Murder

James Bovard on the Tower of London, and the Tower of DC (under construction).

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3/3/2007

Thumb Screws for Freedom

James Bovard on the Bush torture memos.

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2/6/2007

US Out of Lebanon

James Bovard on all the damage so far.

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1/30/2007

Fever and Disease

Make that lies and leviathan.

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11/8/2006

‘Every Day Is 1956′

James Bovard on the Hungarian Revolution today.

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10/28/2006

Spreading Democracy Abroad

"Democracy" meaning, of course, US rule.

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10/14/2006

The Forging of Our Fetters

James Bovard on Bush's signing-statement dictatorship.

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10/11/2006

The Torture Deal

James Bovard on the United States of Barbarism.

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9/26/2006

Mass Killing is A-OK

In the name of the god democracy.

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9/1/2006

The Inevitability of Democracy?

Nonsense.

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8/8/2006

Israel’s Prior Peacekeeping

James Bovard on an earlier invasion.

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7/18/2006

Just Another Fraud By Our Rulers

James Bovard on elections.

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7/11/2006

The Most Absurdities per Kilo

The war on drugs is ridiculous as well as evil.

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6/8/2006

Constitutional Illiteracy

And Attention Deficit Democracy.

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4/15/2006

Another Bush 9/11 Lie

This time about Flight 93.

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4/14/2006

Bush’s Drive for Dictatorship

James Bovard on the bogus theory of absolute presidential power.

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4/8/2006

Hoover’s State Agriculture

James Bovard on the pre-Roosevelt.

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4/6/2006

Learning To Distrust ‘Freedom’

It's a ticket to power, says James Bovard, author of Attention Deficit Democracy.

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3/28/2006

Fascist Farming

James Bovard on how the feds mussolinized agriculture.

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3/6/2006

The Real Security Threat

The taxing, spying, controlling feds.

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2/28/2006

The Farcical Definition

At the heart of the terror war. Article by James Bovard.

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1/31/2006

Attention Deficit Democracy

James Bovard on the Patriot Act.

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1/26/2006

Harebrained Pot and Wheat Decisions

James Bovard on los Supremos.

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1/19/2006

The FISA Farce

A secret court is no protection against dictatorship. Article by James Bovard.

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1/10/2006

Federal Screwups

And how they entitled Bush to absolute power.

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12/23/2005

Post-9/11 Hoax

James Bovard on a fascinating – and suppressed – incident.

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12/8/2005

Dissent Haters in DC

James Bovard on their new war on opposing opinion-holders.

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11/17/2005

Bush’s Foreign-Aid Bonanza

James Bovard on another part of the Republican spendathon.

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10/25/2005

Our Afghan Satellite

James Bovard on lies about the other war.

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9/30/2005

LBJ George

James Bovard on the biggest Medicare fraud.

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9/1/2005

Uncle Sam’s Iron Curtain

James Bovard on totalitarian secrecy.

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8/2/2005

Ravenous Government

James Bovard on Ashcroft, 9/11, and the state as victim.

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7/14/2005

Bush Profiteering From Housing Defaults

Anti-discrimination pays.

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6/11/2005

Another Bush Power-Grab

On presidential papers. Article by James Bovard.

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4/16/2005

Gun Nuts at 30,000 Feet?

James Bovard on how to make flying safer.

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3/9/2005

Thinking of Intervening in the Sudan?

Don't forget past follies, says James Bovard.

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12/7/2004

The Blundering FBI

James Bovard on the World Trade Center bombings.

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10/12/2004

Bush Supporters Vindicate the President

Letters to James Bovard about his new book, The Bush Betrayal. N.B.: some bad language (and bad spelling).

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10/12/2004

More Soldiers Dead for the Empire

d for the Empire It's been twenty years since the Marine barracks in Beirut were blown up. Where are we, asks James Bovard.

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10/23/2003

Bush’s War on Civil Liberties

Jim Bovard on the police state (video).

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The Bush Betrayal

Chapter one, by James Bovard.

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