Bitter Belated Afghan Vindication

Bitter Belated Afghan Vindication by James Bovard November 5, 2021 The 20-year U.S. war in Afghanistan ended with a bang in August as a terrorist attack killed a dozen Marines at the Kabul airport. For almost 20 years, The Future of Freedom Foundation has been one of the few organizations that stalwartly criticized the Afghanistan […]
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Afghanistan and the Sham of Democracy Promotion

Libertarian Institute, August 27, 2021 Afghanistan and the Sham of Democracy Promotion by James Bovard Americans finally recognize the military lies that pervaded the success claims of the 20-year war in Afghanistan.  But democracy promotion was an even bigger sham. Afghanistan was Exhibit A for the triumphal crusade to spread freedom and democracy. After the […]

The New Face Of Police Investigations — #BelieveAllWomen

How do the police investigate crimes? That can vary, many petty crimes go uninvestigated because the police don’t have the time and resources to do so, although strangely they always seem somehow to find the resources to investigate “non-crimes”, and who can forget that ludicrous incident of the “nooses” in the park? What about rape […]

Rodney Reed, Emma-Jayne Magson And The Abuse Of The Criminal Appeal Process (2)

The Emma-Jayne Magson case is a different kind of abuse of the appeal process. In March 2016, Magson stabbed James Knight through the heart with a steak knife. At first she denied it, then claimed self-defence, then some concocted mental “disorder”. At her first trial, later that year, Magson didn’t testify.  She was convicted and […]

Rodney Reed, Emma-Jayne Magson And The Abuse Of The Criminal Appeal Process (1)

Every criminal justice system worthy of the name has an appeal process. In England, the Attorney General may appeal against an unduly lenient sentence. In Canada, the Crown may appeal against an acquittal. For the most part though, the right to appeal is weighted in favour of a convicted person, but winning an appeal is […]

George W. Bush’s Bogus Bloody Afghan Halo

American Conservative, May 25, 2021 Afghanistan: George W. Bush’s First Disastrous War It was a misguided effort from the start, built on lies and false idealism, and it has left a bloody legacy. |by James Bovard Former President George W. Bush is bewailing President Joe Biden’s plan to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Bush […]
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Half of Sexual Crimes Related to Alcohol Consumption By Perpetrator  

            Nearly four years have passed, but Himachal Pradesh has still not recovered  from the shock and agony felt at the time of a most terrible rape and murder of a 16 year girl, called Gudiya by the media, while she was returning from a school and had to also pass a small stretch of forest on her way to[Read More...]