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James Bovard


Bestselling libertarian author and lecturer, whose political commentary targets examples of waste, failures, corruption, cronyism and abuses of power in government.
James Bovard
We need a constitutional amendment to make the federal government obey the Constitution.
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The worse government fails, the less privacy citizens supposedly deserve.
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Bogus fears can produce real servitude.




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Attention Deficit Democracy produces the attitudes, ignorance and arrogance that pave the way to political collapse.
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Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
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So much of political philosophy throughout history has consisted of concocting reasons why people have a duty to be tame animals in politicians’ cages.
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Nothing happened on 9/11 that made the federal government more trustworthy.
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People have been taught to expect far more from government than from freedom.
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The U.S. government has created a trade lynch law that can convict foreign companies almost regardless of how they operate.
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The more that democracy is assumed to be inevitable, the more likely it will self-destruct.
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Citizens should distrust politicians who distrust freedom.




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The better that people understand what Clinton did in office, the greater the nation's chances for political recovery.
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Killing foreigners is no substitute for protecting Americans.
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It should not be a federal crime to charge low prices to American consumers.
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Government cannot make trade more fair by making it less free.
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Rather than a democracy, we increasingly have an elective dictatorship. People are merely permitted to choose who will violate the laws and the Constitution.
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The Night Watchman State has been replaced by Highway Robber States – governments in which no asset, no contract, no domain is safe from the fleeting whim of politicians.
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A lie that is accepted by a sufficient number of ignorant voters becomes a political truth.
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The federal tax system is turning individuals into sharecroppers of their own lives.
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Democracy unleashes the State in the name of the people.


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