Archive | June, 2015

MP3 of TSA Bashing Podcast with Tom Woods

Bestselling author Tom Woods and I had fun shellacking the Transportation Security Administration in a podcast he posted online today.  Tom does some of the best and most thought-provoking podcasts on the Internet and I appreciated him having me on his show. The interview was spurred by a piece I did for USA Today after […]

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Germany Should Release Courageous Al Jazeera Journalist Ahmed Mansour

The German government seized one of Al Jazeera’s best known and most courageous journalists, Ahmed Mansour, this weekend at the behest of the Egyptian government.  Al Jazeera has done some of the best work of any media organization in the world exposing the abuses and oppression of the Egyptian government.  It is appalling that a western government […]

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National Endowment for Democracy’s Shameless Vote Racketeering

Allen Weinstein, the first chief of the National Endowment for Democracy, died yesterday. The logo to the left illustrates some of the anti-government protest movements that the Endowment helped bankroll (courtesy of the Voltaire Network).  But helping topple foreign regimes that refused to kowtow to Washington has done little to advance self-government around the world.  Ron […]

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MP3 of Magna Carta Turkey Shoot on Scott Horton Show

Scott Horton and I had a rowdy chat on the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta on his radio show.  Everyone seems to have forgotten how King John tried to slaughter the barons after he promised to limit his power.  Following is the nub of my comments in this interview: From the mid-1200s onwards, English kings were […]

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King John Butchered Authors of Magna Charta

… or at least he tried to butcher them.  On this day 800 years ago, King John was compelled to sign Magna Charta, formally accepting a limit to his prerogative to ravage everything in England.  But the ink on his signature was barely dry before he brought in foreign forces and tried to wipe out […]

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On the Ernie Hancock Show from 11 to Noon today

I’ll be on the Ernest Hancock show from 11 to noon Eastern – Ernie will scourge my moderate tendencies. We’ll toss bouquets to TSA and other deserving federal agencies. I’ll post an MP3 of the show later today on my blog. Listen live at Liberty Radio Network –

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