James Bovard

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Gahan Wilson Stood Tall Among Subversive Cartoonists

His BS meter enabled him to slyly project the idiocy of politicians, the war state, and the elite.
James Bovard December 2, 2019

U.S. Aid Makes Corrupt Countries More Corrupt

Our 'democracy building' assistance to certain countries--including Ukraine--has produced kleptocracies, or worse.
James Bovard October 30, 2019

Idiocy or Perfidy? How We Get Hooked on Foreign Democracy Crusades

Ted Carpenter's new book raises important questions about who is wagging who.
James Bovard October 2, 2019

Democrats’ Gun Buy-Back Plan Would Backfire Horrifically

Those who support policies that would lead to mass carnage should be called out, not applauded for their moral courage.
James Bovard August 30, 2019

Camera-Shy Antifa Hits Washington D.C.

There's a list of "rules" for media covering their antics, which we now know include destroying property and clubbing journalists.
James Bovard July 8, 2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Friendly Police Fantasy 

Better relations will only come when we repeal the legions of laws empowering cops to unjustifiably accost peaceful citizens.
James Bovard July 5, 2019

Remembering an AmeriCorps Boondoggle Boss

Harris Wofford's legacy: super expensive, government-directed "service" for silly, politically approved causes.
James Bovard January 30, 2019

William Barr’s Connection to Ruby Ridge, Defending FBI Snipers

Trump's AG pick was top cop during the federal siege and killing of Randy Weaver's wife and son.
James Bovard January 16, 2019