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Podcast: Hitchhiking to an Antiwar Awakening

Here’s the 7 minute story of how my hitchhiking follies led to my antiwar awakening via a drunken Vietnam war vet in a desolate, dicey Baltimore bus station. I welcome critical feedback on how to notch up future podcasts. Just a little overlap between the video and my oped last week in the Baltimore Sun […]

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Beltway BS on “Speaking Truth to Power”

Future of Freedom Foundation Beltway Baloney on “Speaking Truth to Power” by James Bovard Lying and piety go together in Washington like ham and eggs. After 9/11, a profusion of government falsehoods on Iraq and other topics ravaged official credibility. The political class responded with an endless profusion of promises to “speak truth to power.” […]

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MP3 of Knoxville Interview on the Lies that Fill Military Cemeteries

I had a lively chat this morning with Knoxville’s 92.3 FM’s Nick Crawford and Mr. Henry on the political lies that have filled military cemeteries for the past 100 years (spurred by this Mises Institute article yesterday). You can listen to the excellent hosts and the raspy guest by clicking or downloading the following –

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My Roadkill Ridealongs

Here’s a 49 second outtake from my podcast on how the government ruined my work ethic – And here’s the full video from which this was plucked –  

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On Veterans Day, Remember Political Lies That Filled Military Cemeteries

Mises Institute, November 12, 2018 On Veterans’ Day, Remember the Lies That Filled Military Cemeteries by James Bovard Politicians will be heartily applauded for saluting American’s soldiers today. But if citizens had better memories, elected officials would instead be fleeing tar and feathers. Politicians have a long record of betraying the veterans they valorize. Veterans […]

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My Grandfather’s Coup in World War One

My grandfather, Paul G. Bovard, was drafted in 1918. He was in the Army but the war ended before he was deployed to France. The following story, written by my father, captures the only story from his military time that I have heard from family. Dad’s Company Commander, in going over the new recruits’ prior […]

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Baltimore Sun: On Veterans Day, I Remember “Bobie” of Baltimore

Baltimore Sun, November 9, 2018 On Veterans Day, I remember ‘Bobie’ from Baltimore by James Bovard Veterans Day is a time for parades and tributes to those who served in America’s armed services. But most celebrations ignore the human carnage that inevitably follows when politicians send their fellow citizens off to foreign wars. Considering the […]

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